Here's my rendition of the a plane that appears to have been sold by the Ukrainian AF to the Azerbaijan AF (as far as I can tell). It's been stripped of its paint so it looks to be pretty weathered. I used an old Academy MiG-29UB kit that I boug[...]
1/48 Academy Mig-29 with Wolfpack cockpit. The decals are from Kopro
Another comfort-zone buster!
In 1992, the Blue Angels took the show to Moscow, a country they'd spent their careers learning to fight. ( ? Blue Angels trip in Moscow, Russia, 1992 - YouTube ) This was quite an experience for all involved, and was the epitome of the word[...]
Well, at least I'm not the one to break the D-Day streak. Honestly I think it's the kit's fault as it kept horning in on my own D-Day build. Well, anyway here goes the rest of the article. It will sound way better if you imagine it being read [...]
Here is Heller's Mig-29UB. It is quite good both in fit and shape. I had already built the Airfix single seater, and when I got this from a friend, I thought that I will make one of those infamous Moldovian Mig-29UB for which I have two decal sh[...]
I wanted to do this scheme the first time I saw it on an F-18, but I did not want to do all the masking to achieve it. Fortunately good things come to those who wait, and sure enough the MIG arrived with all the hard work done as a kit decal. Th[...]
A couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to get to attend the Grand Opening of the Flying Heritage Collection's new hangar at Paine Field in Everett, Washington. Here are a few photos of the aircraft in that hangar. The newly restored Hellcat[...]