This is the KittyHawk Super Etendard kit built completely OOB. Paints used are locally available acrylics. Masking was done using my Kiddoo's Play Dooh. Few inaccuracies if I am being nit picky, do check your references for the decal[...]
It took me about 8 months to finish this Bronco in my favorite navy camouflage.
If you wonder why I made up this scheme - this is my last build for my friend and he did not want to get Bronco in desert or boring gray camouflage scheme.
I know he[...]
At the end of the year, it's always nice to see everyone's , 'Year in Review'!! I do have a couple that are close, but they won't count, because this article deals with completed kits.
All these kits are 1:48 Scale, from multiple [...]
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[...]