What became the F-102 marked a major change in design and development of fighters. It was the result of a recommendation made on October 8,1948, by the Air Force Senior Officers Board that the service organize a competition for a new [...]
No contest winner,but bought and built.Hope you like it.
Not a quick build as expected but it turned out nice. Nose weights added to keep her grounded. MM Non-Buffing Aluminum and Sealer (I like that stuff). Strictly out of the box and amazingly the old kit decals survived with a bit of help. Hope[...]
One of Monograms early box scale kits, the copy right date says 1956. Though sparse in detail, The corrugated skin detail is pretty cool. Released several times over the years,this is the 1983 Heritage Edition. I think that there was one more bo[...]
An older boxing of this venerable kit. The decals were very brittle and gave me some problems. Otherwise, it turned out better than the last one I did around 1973!
After the Beriev and the Rufe, here´s my dad´s next finished seaplane.
The good old Monogram kit. First released in 1966, this is the "Hi-Tech" version from 1993 which includes PE parts.
Built mostly oob, the thin main float to fuselage[...]
Just a short note for today - I finally finished the B-58 intakes, the printed parts are cleaned,primed, sanded adjusted and I sent back them to SBS Model for the first experimental moldings. I made a handmade replacement intakes set some years [...]
Well my first completion of the new year, and one that I have been working on for a longer period of time than I would like to admit. I did a build blog in the Aircraft work in progress . I could have just as easily done it in the SOD build g[...]
Original edition of the venerable Monogram F-80 Shooting Stars. I started these two back in the early 80s with he intention of building Minimum and Maximum Goose. I finally finished them using and old set of Aeromaster decals and Model Master [...]
Another busy roadbuilding season is at an end and my "essential worker" status is on hold until spring, therefore it is back to the modelling studio for a few months. I present to you my very first paid "commission build"! My well liked fleet su[...]