What a fantastic kit this is.
Any issues were of my own making and that was only a slight misalignment of the Cannon Cartridge Ejector Chute which caused a little fit issue with the wings.
Everything else was a great fit.
Primed with [...]
This aircraft was built as part of the “Imperial German Air Service / Luftwaffe Group Build May 1st, 1910, to Present Day” group build.
Maj. Wolfgang Spate was the commanding officer of EKdo 16 (Erprobungskommando 16 or Test Command [...]
Built back around 1989, (ex-Hawk kit, first produced in 1960 I believe) my Testors version was issued in 1982. The aircraft is the well-known rocket-powered interceptor, the Me163 Komet, in 1/48 scale. This kit had only about 25 [...]
In my collection of built models as well as in my kit stack, I have few items from German aviation. But that's not because I don't like it, but because I usually have difficulty to paint german schemes. I decided to built this Hasegawa [...]
Here comes my Me 163 Komet in 1/72 with Eduard Set #SS256 an two Preiser Figures. The little shelter is from Airmodel.de. The Academy kit is easy to build, but has some inaccuracies I discoverd to late. The tube attachment on the left wing [...]
I happened recently to re-read some of the material on Hanna Reitsch's flights in the Me 163 B. On YouTube I then revisited her famous description of 'riding on a canon-ball' in an interview and clip that related her 5th flight in the [...]
While I DID put up the pictures of the finished Komet, the diorama was not complete,needed a few touches. Primarily a figure to tie it up. I found a beautiful ReedOak figure and i made some adjustments on the base and the position of the [...]
Still collecting myself from Moson madness, so i thought I'd share a small model that i've finished a while ago. Revell's komet, a rocked powered German jet. Small amount of parts, I thought that that would be a super easy [...]
Hello everybody, after a long time here is the last one I've finished! It is the model That I was awarded with on the April best of show model.
It is a great model, but it took me some extra time, because I added some detail in the cockpit [...]
Also hiding in my cardboard box, was this old "Flea". While I did beef up the interior, you can't see anything because of the thick clear canopy. As usual, another trip down memory lane.