I had a Uncle/Nephew visit and flight at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Hamilton. During our visit to the Gift shop, I found a few old paperbacks that looked like some cheap good reading.
One book I found was a 'Bantam War' [...]
Here is my GasPatch Me-163, finished at last. I started this kit over 18 months ago, but life got a bit hectic. I used my Christmas break to get it finished.
The kit is great. It’s very nicely detailed, especially the cockpit, and the [...]
A gem Dragon model depicting the innovative rocket propelled fighter. The Scheuch-Schlepper is a CMK resin kit.
Pure basic Kit requiring deft fingers and good vision . ( magnifier lens )
This small model gave me great pleasure as a time investment versus value.
The maxim during my career was , « price to build and build to price !
I mostly did [...]
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 [...]
Built in 2016. Dragon kit with kit decals and additional ones from Revell and Testors, the RLM red was a selfmix.
The model shows an a/c of Erprobungskommando 16 at Bad Zwischenahn in May 1944. This aircraft made the first operational [...]
The Red Baron meets the Twilight Zone...Not really the Twilight Zone, but sort of…
I had noticed for a while that my very close-in depth perception had been bothering me. Even with my Opti-Visor, I had been having trouble working on fine [...]
This kit was in my model storage closet for 30 plus years and after spending 3 months on the Blenheim i was looking for a less complex project so here it is. I used an Aires cockpit set and it actually fit fairly well. Paints are a [...]