Yes, folks, this is the Kitty Hawk 1/48 F2H-2 Banshee. I don't think I need to go into the history of the plane as you guys already know far more about it than me, suffice to say that it's a jet fighter bomber designed for the US Navy and Mari[...]
Jetheads alert! Kitty Hawk's new 1/48 Banshee is put through its paces at The Modelling News.
The Modelling News: Building the Big Blue Banshee - Kitty Hawk's 48th scale F2H-2
My friend Tom Cleaver already posted an article about Kitty Hawk Voodoo.
As I can be pretty stubborn (there are a couple of subjects you won't change my mind about unless you're able to hypnotize an anvil), I decided the warnings I read about th[...]
Designed in 1937 by Rex Beisel to meet a requirement for a shipboard observation seaplane to replace the venerable Curtiss SOC Seagull, the Kingfisher was the first of Vought’s aircraft to feature spot welding of the aaluminum skin, which would[...]
Here are some pics of my latest project. I,m pleased with the final result, but it was no mean feat getting there.
First of all, big respect to KittyHawk for actually producing this aircraft for us. When it first appeared I bo[...]
This is a 1/32 scale Harvard built from the Kitty hawk kit. I Scratch built the engine and opened the side access panel by the cockpit and added additional detail, I really enjoyed building this icon of South African Aviation.
After languishing in the closet on the proverbial 'shelf of doom' for over a year, I recently decided to have another go at this abortion and attempt to [sorta] finish it. It had been about 50% done and was fightin' me tooth and nail. The fit wa[...]
Well after seeing Steve Cook's awesome F-35 i had to get mine back out and get her finished. Cockpit interior is ready for some color .
As soon as I saw the advance notice I put in my order for this magnificent & much neglected model. It seems that most kit manufactures have forgotten about the 1950's & '60's so a Cougar was great news!
It arrived (of course) just af[...]
That fershlugginah F-101C has found a good home, where it will be honored and respected, and seen only from a distance of 3 feet through glass.
Christina Olds gave a presentation today out at Planes of Fame about her father, the great Robin Old[...]