This is the old Monogram, ex-Aurora, F-111A Swing Wing Fighter kit.
I back dated the kit to represent the first RTD&E aircraft. Backdating the aircraft wasn't that hard. The major modification is the fuel dump area in between the two engin[...]
Building the Midget from Revell
By Jack Mugan
I have always had a soft spot for the midget race cars ever since I was a kid. Seeing them roar around the dirt tracks, the drivers fighting the wheel, rear ends hanging out and dirt flying every[...]
This was my attempt at another captured aircraft, this one I don't think came out as well as my b-24H but it came out fair. I used the other copy of this plane on here as a reference but this one isn't nearly as detailed partially because monogr[...]
Here's my Monogram TBD, still a terrific kit despite its age. I added lots of scratch-built details, seat belts and a few photo-etched pieces to dress up the cockpit, a vac-form canopy, and enclosed the wheel wells.
The decals from the spares [...]
I built this Monogram Dauntless many years ago, and it I think it was the first time I used an aftermarket resin cockpit (Missing Link, maybe?). I tried to make it look more like a -3 by adding a spinner cut down from the Monogram SB2C Helldiver[...]
Ok, will try to not blow hard on too much History on this this “Last of the Gunfighter) famous VF-84 Navy squadron first to receive this version of the Crusader. They operated it from1959 thru 1964. according to Bert Kinsey Detail & Sca[...]
Here's my attempt at backdating the 1/48 Monogram F-8E Crusader into a DF-8A drone controller/utility aircraft from the Naval Missile Center at Point Mugu, California during the late '60's-early '70's. I started this project ten years ago, but s[...]
As designers will tell you, if it looks right, it is right. Well, the North American F-86 Sabre just really looks right. Really right. With its sleek swept wings the Sabre was an elegant warplane. North American had started the XP-86 project[...]
This is the Monogram 1/48 Devastator straight from the box except aftermarket decals and I swiped a dual 30 cal. for the rear gunner out of an Accurate Miniatures SBD-5. Always wanted to do a Torpedo 8 aircraft, and I know most people do either [...]
Ever since I saw the movie "The McConnell Story" with Alan Ladd I wanted to do his aircraft. This is the old monogram kit. Very nice kit but not as good as the newer ones out now. but back in the day when i did this one it was the only game in t[...]