This is the last of my 2014 builds, and as always one of Airfix's new tools and a joy to build. Finished with the kit decals and using Tamiya paints.
Czech Air Force Tiger Meet 2013. I used the Aries cockpit set on this one, painted with Lifecolors and the decals are from AML
This model depicts a 5 Sqd SAAF aircraft in the Western Desert. They were used mainly in a ground attack role and were quite successful in disrupting the Axis supply lines in the Battle of El Alamein.
This was an easy build of 3 days in total. [...]
This kit build is done by my child best friend and neighbor In 70 we build kit together later teenage years he abandoned this hobby.After many years he wished again to build
he year 2000 made this model and again Abaddon for this hobby.a build [...]
Being very partial to RAAF desert camouflage, I couldn't resist this Hasegawa 1/48 scale kit. Goes together beautifully. The 'No Orchids" cowling panel was apparently moved to successive aircraft , hence the green background to this bit.. The bu[...]
This is the Mauve 1/48 P-40N, utilizing a True Details resin cockpit, Squadron (Falcon) vacuform canopy and Red Roo Decals to make the P-40N flown by Wing Commander John Waddy, Australia's leading P-40 (only) ace when commanding 80 Wing at Halma[...]
This is the Italeri kit done a while back, i think this was the first kit i used my new Rosie the riveter tool on, the rest is pretty much out of the box not really any vices to report i had to freshen up some of the panel lines on the tail beca[...]
Finished yesterday; this is Hasegawa's 1/32 scale P-40M kit, built as a Kittyhawk Mk. III serving with 112 Sqn. RAF in Italy. Essentially OOB except for seat belts, aerial wire & hydraulic lines. Thanks to Tom Cleaver for a heads up on a cou[...]
Done from the 1/32 Hasegawa P-40M/Kittyhawk III kit. Kit decals, Eduard seat belts.
Flight Sergeant Lyn William Williams didn't have to go to war. The family had been farmers in New Zealand since 1841, and he had just inherited the family far[...]
Here is my 1/48 Hasegawa P-40 Mk1 Kittyhawk with the markings of Turkish Air Force
The seat with British sutton harness is from Ultracast . And instrument panel from Eduard PE set.
The painting was done with Gunze Sangyo & Tamiya acrylics