Another one of those old Monogram kits you can pick up at a show for a few dollars. Development began by Rebublic slapping some swept wings on an F-84E but then they completely redesigned it around the J-65 engine and the Thunderstreak took to t[...]
I guess this is the only thing I have that may remotely count as a diorama. I built this for my dad about 20 years ago and gave it to him for Christmas. It actually has a glass cover. I used Monogram's F-4C Phantom II kit straight from the box [...]
The North American F-86D was and attempt to produce a transonic all weather interceptor with a search radar. All guns were dropped in favor of a retractable under-fuselage tray that carried 24 unguided Mk.4 rockets. Though based on the F-86 Sabr[...]
Mitchell on my bench got the decals.
You can follow the steps of construction from "Work in Progress- Aircraft" section.
The latest from H-K Models, the 1/32 B-25J "strafer" done as "Betty's Dream" from the 499th BS "Bats Outta Hell" of the 345th BG "Air Apaches" using the new Eagle Editions decals.
"Betty's Dream" is historically important for escorting the one [...]
Ever since I have been a little boy I was infatuated with captured aircraft whether it was for the good or bad of the United States. This plane would be my first captured aircraft that I have built, I chose this one for many reasons, the story b[...]
I used the Tamiya P-51D mustang kit in 1/48 scale for this one. This started out to be a pain in the you know where build. I started out with Loon Models no cut conversion. It is 2 complete fuselage halves made out of resin and a separate rudder[...]
This aircraft depicts "City of Sherman" Piloted by Lt. Paul H. Phillips of Sherman Texas, my home town. "City of Sherman" was with the 323BG/456BS. The kit was built straight from the box except True Detail wheels and custom made decals from a[...]
Hi all, it has been quite a while since I last posted.
I hope you enjoy my F-8H conversion of the Monogram 1/48 F-8E. I used pictures I took of a Crusader at the Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, FL. The earlier models of Crusader had a nose c[...]
The Curtis P-40B and the Mitsubishi A6M5 Type 0 in 1/48 scale. Both of these were built at least 20 years ago but I only got them out to the airport last year for a photo session. Both reveal my limitations as a model builder back then, and th[...]