A ‘Kate’ B6N2 torpedo bomber explodes in mid-air after direct hit from carrier USS Yorktown, off Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, 4 Dec 1943. Photo taken from the aft flight deck of the Yorktown by Photographer’s Mate Alfred N. Cooperman. Apparentl[...]
The prototype Martin B-26 Marauder (M40-1361) took off today on its maiden flight on 25 November 1940.
The results of two Kamikaze attacks on 25th November, 1944 on the USS Intrepid (CV-11). The attacks killed 66 men and the second photo show[...]
The RAF WWII 'wooden wonder' here in a 1970's kit.
It depicts a plane from the 487th Squadron, in Operation Jericho, Amiens 18 Feb 1944.
Made from wood, this plane has litle panel lines and/or rivets but, based on some photos, I did so[...]
Hi friends, after a year of construction I finished a diorama with Tamiya Mosquito in Scale 1:32
I try to portray my dioramas historically. In this case I have 8 books with photos of WW II helped ... Have fun ...
As progress of the RAF GB continues on and the October reveal now would you believe less than 2 months away. I have 4 projects on going with 2 completed and the other 2 coming along nicely. With some time left to build a 5th model in wh[...]
The Mosquito is my favorite aircraft and I would love to be able to get behind the stick some day. I won't be able to add much to all the things said about this Tamiya kit other than it was a pleasure to build, very smooth. I used Cutt[...]
Yep I'm still here, just short of 'bench time' because we've been moving house (again !! - four times in six years including the move down here to NZ). So here's my first project since the move.
Even though it's a Tamiya kit, I really took my t[...]
Airfix's 1/48 kit of the Mosquito FB VI converted to a Mk XVIII 'Molins' 57mm sub hunter.
The main gun was a standard British Army 6 pounder anti-tank gun, fitted with an auto loader and could fire 25 rounds in 20 seconds! The .303 machine gu[...]
This is the second Tamiya 1/48th scale Mosquito I built when they were first released. The first one I built was the FB Mk VI version. This is the Tamiya Mosquito B Mk.IV released in 1999. Painted with Aeromaster acrylic paint. The decals were s[...]
This is the Tamiya 1/48th scale FB Mk.VI Mosquito. I made both the FB Mk VI, and the B Mk IV when they were first released. The FB Mk VI was released way back in 1998. It is painted with Aeromaster acrylic. The decals are from Aeromaster Set 48-[...]