While browsing the LHS a few months back, I came across two Hobbycraft T-33A's. One was a later variant with the integrated wing fuel tanks, but the other was an early version with the drop tanks hung below the wings, just like an F-80. In [...]
This next completed build has been a work in progress for many months. The kit itself is the "Reno Racer" version of Monogram's venerable T-6 Texan. I found this kit for $6, and a set of Aeromaster decals for just a bit more, [...]
1/72 Italeri, built 07-2020 to 12-2020 for the Korea war GB, more pic's and details there, finished in MM 15042 enamel with Pledge over kit decals.
Another Airfix 1/72 gem of a kit. The fit is great, as are the decals. I did the Korean war selection kit decals. Which must have been a popular plane as Tamiya's and Italeri's 1/72 also offers the same bird in their 1/72 kits. As great [...]
Bonjour chers imodelers, This is my rendition of the MiG-15, under the colours of the North Korean Air Force early 50s, but piloted by Russians, as everybody knows. The Tamiya model is almost perfect despite its age. I used Metallic [...]
Hi all, Just a few bits to add, which will be done once I have a base for it to go on, but I'm calling this done. My second finished project for 2020. This is the Takom M46 Patton.
I have several ideas for future group builds. This is one of them. I will post a different article for each one soon. It will start on June 25th, 2020, and end a little more than 3 years later on July 27th, 2023. This will follow the [...]
This kit was finished last night, and it was part of the MiG group build. It went together very nicely, and no filler was needed during construction. I had originally painted it and used a hard edge camouflage pattern, but later I [...]
The second Air Force jet fighter ordered into development, the F-84 was designed by Alexander Kartveli, who had created the P-47 Thunderbolt. After attempting a turbojet-powered replacement for the P-47, Kartveli and his team designed a [...]
F-84E-25-RE s/n 51-480, 111th Fighter-Bomber Squadron (136th FBW) Texas Air National Guard The 111th was, like her sister squadrons 182nd and 154th FBS, a federalized ANG unit replacing the 27th FEW during the Korean war in summer 1951. [...]