This is a Uboat type IIc – U60 – in its late 1940 guise. I have extensively reshaped and modified kiosque and the bow shape of the hull supplied in Mirage's kit. PE deck and limber holes came from Mirage's dedicated set no.00540025. All other fi[...]
Some feed back for those of you that might be following this build,
I have finished the molds as per the last post, and I started vacuum forming this week end, with the fuselage being so long, I molded each side of the fuselage in 3 pieces, the[...]
Glued in the Balsa wood between the fuselage ribs, and started sanding the to get the shape, to make the molds for vac forming.
This project is much bigger than anticipated and the amount of detail that I want to add is going to be mind boggling[...]
Well its that time again.''The scores are tie, and now its time for the big one'', Yip, I have taken the plunge again and started another long term project in the form of the Mirage F1 AZ of the South African Airforce. Needless to say she is goi[...]
Christmas break build here - an Eduard weekend edition (lol, took much longer than that!) Mirage IIIC kit with the very eye-catching early Armee de l'Air scheme.
Had some serious fit issues requiring a lot of filler, sanding and fuselage warpi[...]
Greetings, gentlemen - and ladies if any present. I'm hoping that, just this once, you'll grant me a fair chunk of bandwidth. You see, I hit the big 80 this year, and next year it will be 40 years since I assumed command of No 3 Squadron, Roya[...]
This is a Brazilian Air Force Mirage IIIE, in the air defense color scheme used back in the 90's. These machines were replaced by the Mirage 2000 which, in turn, will be replaced by swedish and locally built Grippens.
The kit is a nigh[...]
As I wanted a relative strait forward build in between the groupbuilds, so I started working on this old Heller kit which I picked up second hand during one of the modelshows I visited in recent times.
I have a soft spot for French aircraft and[...]
Yes there is my second build for the Year of the Cat group build. Finaly got this French cat ready for action.
It took some extra work to get this kit nicely done as this is a Revell re-box from the original Italeri kit. Colours I used are from[...]
With 3 other models in various stages of building I've just finished this re-edition of this old Heller kit of the Mirage III-R in 1/72.
I's a basic kit, keeping in mind the tooling is over 40 years old, but the lines of the Mirage III are well [...]