I've tried to improved the simple surface detail by adding some missing panel lines and rivets. I’ve replaced the plastic wheels with the resin set from Eduard and I’ve used AK real colour lacquer RAF Dark Green and RAF Dark Earth as well as som[...]
This is my recent project, an Airfix Avro Lancaster, 1/72. I usually build 1/48 aircraft, but this one would have a 60cm wingspan, too big for my space.
Having built a few nice Airfix new tools, I have to say I was a little disappointed[...]
As things start opening up, I was lucky enough to be able to book a flight as a passenger on a de Havilland Tiger Moth at The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Hamilton, Ontario - First time taking a flight other than being an airline passeng[...]
This was purchased in a well-known Edinburgh model shop over a year ago and Innis picked it, so while I was off work awaiting a Covid-19 test result I thought it was about time it was built.
Innis decided it would be wheels up...Ye[...]
This was being built in parallel to the Firefox but this one is for the wee man's roof, so wheels up.
When I started I thought that the dihedral fix wouldn't make that much of a difference so decided not to bother.....Wrong!
The Lancaster history deserves some reading and the internet is full of articles on that. Even the ever present Wikipedia has a nice one:
Now preserved in the Museum at RAF Hendon, PO-S/R5868 or S for Sugar as it became known, is probably th[...]
So after several attempts finally got it too post. So lets end 2019. It was rather an ambitious plan to build at least 12 models several in Group Builds others just to add variety and planned before any GB's. I was able to actually start[...]
Lieutenant Commander Harry Greene flies his Boeing Stearman Kaydet over the Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility at Pearl Harbor, May 30, 2016. There are several ISM facilities around the US. Greene is a helicopter pilot at Coast Guard Air[...]
Phorever a legend. May 27th 1958, the McDonnell Aircraft (later McDonnell Douglas) F-4 Phantom II naval interceptor made its first flight.
Designed as a carrier aircraft to defend the fleet against Soviet supersonic bombers, the design co[...]