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North American B-25 Mitchell

A parrot out of hell: Academy 1/48 B 25D

Here is the historic background to the model by Tom Cleaver: Red Wrath was the personal mount of Lt. Colonel Clinton "Fearless" True, Group Commander of the 345th BG. Aircrew viewed him as "hard," but someone who never [...]

Airfix B-25B Mitchell 1/72

This is a B25 from the 34th bombardment squadron in 1941, according to Airfix. I was surprised to see how small the B25 actually is. Painted with AK interactive and Ammo Mig acrylics. Panel line wash also by Ammo Mig. Someone posted a [...]

Monogram 1/48 B-25J Mitchell

The 498th Bombardment Squadron was first organized at Columbia Army Air Base, South Carolina, in September 1942, as one of the four original squadrons of the 345th Bombardment Group. Upon finishing training with B-25 Mitchells, the [...]

Review: HK Models 1/48 B-25J Mitchell Review

Review: H-K Models 1/48 B-25J Mitchell

What became the B-25 Mitchell medium bomber originated in a 1938 Army Air Corps proposal for a twin-engine medium bomber. The February 1938 proposal from North American aviation was accepted and followed by the production of the NA-40 [...]

B-25 B Airfix 1:72 Dolittle Ride

Once upon a time, when I was in elementary school, my favorite game was a strategy board game called Hell in the Pacific. Each player took the role of an air force commander and tried to destroy the enemy fleet, primarily aircraft [...]

Revell's 1/48 B-25J Mitchell "Jaunty Jo"

This kit was a bit of a bear. Not surprising considering they are still using the mold from 1977. I had several fights with the seams, including the fuselage seams popping in places. I don't know if the plastic was just being impervious [...]

80 Years Ago: "I Knew My Plans Had Changed"

The flight deck of USS Enterprise (CV-6) echoed with the command over the loudspeaker from the bridge: “Pilots! Man your planes!” Thirty-one year old Lieutenant Richard H. “Dick” Best Jr., operations officer of Bombing-Six, watched [...]

Italeri B-25 H Mitchell "Gunship"

I built this kit a while ago around 1984, it was built straight out of the box. I used the "Sweet Sue" decal set from the Matchbox B-25 kit, the US insignias are from Microscale and the white stripes are also Microscale that cost [...]

Review: Eduard 1/72 B-25 Angel Of Mercy review