Latest off the bench is the old Mauve kit depicted as the mount that Pilot Officer Geoffrey Fisken flew with 14 Squadron on Guadalcanal in 1943. Added a seat plus some Ultracast wheels to spice her up a bit. A combination of Tamiya paints and M[...]
I think Hasegawa's line of P-40 kits are pretty much, the best of the type in this scale. They are loaded with fine detail and the fit is pretty good throughout, suffice to say, they are kits that have been very well engineered.
They have rele[...]
It must be Banshee Friday! Hot on the heels of Michael’s, here’s mine. I just finished it about an hour ago.
This is the disappointing Kittyhawk kit saved by the Rieth Banshee resin correction set. I ran a build log in the aircraft work in pro[...]
Hugh Dundas, only 19 years old on May 28th, 1940 (Group Commander by age 23), experienced his first dogfight. His relaxed demeanour, ‘scruffy’ appearance, and attachment to his dog (below) did not endear him to the esta[...]
Two A6M2 Type 0 Model 11 ‘Zero’ fighters pictured in flight from Yichang, Hubei Province en route to attack targets in Nanzheng, in China, 26 May, 1941.
British Cruiser Mk IV tank at Huppy, France, 26-29 May 1940. Be[...]
A quick summary of a review I did on the Revell Mosquito last in comparison to the Tamiya Mosquito.
Both kits very detailed. The idea was bandied about among friends and not so friendly ones as well. Anyone remember the response whe[...]
Nice set of Spitfire references for weathering.
Spitfire MkVb of RAF 222 Squadron (ZD-H) named ‘Flying Scotsman’ In Essex, England, 25th of May, 1942.
Pilot, South African Flight Lieutenant Laurie, is a flier of the 222 Squadron (Natal[...]
Model series is easy kit. Very weak detailing, so many homemade parts.
Cockards and alphabetic codes infused with paint through a stencil.
The model depicts the aircraft No. 250 Sgn., 262 Wing, Desert Air Force, RAF, 1942
Flown by Fln.[...]
Robert Neale's plane. Used Ultracast seat, prop/spinner and Master gun barrels.
Just of my table is this P-40N Lulu Belle, driven by 2nd Lt Philip Adair. 2Lt Adair would make a name for himself by single handily attacking a flight of 24 Sally bombers escorted by 34 Oscar fighters. He bagged an Oscar, damaged 2 others along[...]