Hello fellows ! This is my first article here , as I am the new kid in town in this community . The last two weeks I have been watching the events with interest and I see that here is doing really good work . So I get the courage to start my ar[...]
US. Ensign Ardon Rector Ives personifies grace under pressure as he appears calm and focused unbuckling himself from an inferno engulfing his (appropriatey enough) Hellcat. of VF-9 fighter carrier group.
Ardon Ives was KIA in a dogfight wit[...]
1/48 Me-262B-1a/U1 Nachtjager. The Italeri boxing which I believe had genes from the Dragon nee TriMaster lines. Molds were definitely the worse for wear and only a two gun nose supplied. Thanks to a bunch of Monogram kits 'n' bits for the 4 [...]
I built model diorama for my brother-in-law John as a Christmas gift in 1987. All stock out of the box with attention to paint and airbrush details. Base was constructed with sand gravel and static grass with shaded concrete colors. Base weather[...]
I thought I'd share another completion from last year. Monograms 1/48 262 done up as Galland's aircraft from JV 44
- Rescribed as required (real aircraft had panel lines, joints, rivets filled and sanded smooth)
- Open engine panels and gun bay [...]
This kit was the my first successfully done Me 262 in 72nd, the other two (also by Revell), were thrown to the garbage after I couldn´t stand seeing them with their noses melted by the glue I had use for the nose weights.
the Messerschmitt 262 the first operational and combat jet must have been a pretty scary opponent, being as it could do 100 mph faster than anything in the allied inventory...i still remember Clark Gable's consternation about it in the wonderful[...]
Here are a few photos of the new Airfix Me262B in 1:72 which I built for Airfix Model World recently. This is a lovely little kit which as you can see, builds up into a pretty great looking 262. This was out-the-box save for some Eduard seatbelt[...]
Here's another article that I hope you enjoy....................... This time it's based on Tamiya's excellent Me-262 in 1/48 scale.
This model was started as I was "hitting the wall" and getting bogged down with research on the group of 4 Ta[...]
Another great little Airfix kit. I added Eduard PE to detail the cockpit and used Mission Models paints. It is good kit, but one tricky point is the filler needed to blend in the joins between the wings and engine nacelles.