I present you Roden's model of the OV-1A Mohawk. The plane represents a machine of the 23rd special warfare aviation detachment of the US Army from 1963 in Vietnam. The basic task of this unit was intelligence and reconnaissance. In its [...]
Good day, and welcome.. Today I've simultaneously completed two builds. The first, this P-36A, has been built using what is one of the few P-36 kits available in 1/48 scale (for now), that is Hobbycraft's boxing from the 1990's. The kit [...]
This is my Roden 1/48 OV-1A Mohawk, finished as the "Phantom Hawks” 60-3736 JOV-1A, flown by Capt. Mike Langer, as it stood in Vietnam in December 1964.
The Grumman OV-1 Mohawk is an armed military observation and [...]
This is the 1/48 Roden OV-1C Mohawk. I used Quickboost resin propellers, scoops, and exhaust. For the small details Eduard photo etch sets for the cockpit and exterior. This is a difficult kit in terms of fit especially the canopy. Even [...]
Here are a few pictures of my Roden OV-1D Mohawk. This kit was a bit of a challenge but not super difficult. Assembly simply required a lot of patience. The SLAR boom and the cockpit were both aftermarket resin from Cobra Company. [...]
Let's round off our Curtiss *hawk series with a prequel - a few P-36 Mohawks in the RAF service. With profiles by Rick Kent (used by permission) accompanied by text and research by Joe Baugher. - Ed.
Considerable interest in the Hawk had [...]
Roden 1/48 scale kit with Cobra Company cockpit and Super Scale decals. Opened the port avionics hatch and added a few items in there.
It was the Eduard cockpit set that inspired me to build this model…. That and the fact that I had access to the real aircraft. The American Wings Museum is located in the Twin Cities in Minnesota and was created by Mike Langer, who was a [...]