MPM's 1/72 P-40F ,I replaced the kit's vacuform canopy assy. with one from a hasegawa 'E' kit. Used kit decals of Dammit , one of the P-40's of the 33FG ferried to North Africa on the USS Chenango CVE-28,To take part in Operation Torch. [...]
MPM's 1/48 Finnish Morko Morane of HLeLv 21 based in Rissala, Summer 1946.
A real oddball this one, & some folks may already be doing a double take at this point, possibly thinking isn't that a Morane Saulnier MS 406?
Well, yes it is [...]
1/72 MPM, I modified a few things, brass tube and wire for the rotors, replaced the tail skid and antennae etc with brass and stretched sprue, finished in MM and Tamiya enamels, Tamiya clear over decals from the spares box, this scheme is [...]
1/72 MPM, I modified a few things, upper turret guns hinge, added alloy foil to landing lights, tinned copper wire push rod tubes to engines, finished in MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over kit and Aussie decals from the spares box.
The MPM's Kit is not properly an high-tech kit, but it's easy to assembly and accurate.
I immediately liked the colors of this plane used in the Operation Musketeer, 1956.
1/72 MPM, I replaced and added a few things, exhausts from sprue, pitots and bracing from brass wire, air scoops from alloy foil, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future and Micro flat over kit decals.
1/72 Italeri / MPM, I modified a few things, finished in Xtracolor and MM enamels with Future and POLLY Scale flat over kit decals.
1/48 MPM L-39, I added CMK resin cockpit, intakes and wheel-bays. Painted with Lifecolor and the decals are from HAD.
Xtrakit 1/72 Gloster Meteor F.8
Amongst my all-time favourite aircraft are several 50's jets – including the F-86, Hawker Hunter and Gloster Meteor. Xtrakit's 1/72 Meteor kit was a re-boxed MPM tooling, and looked great in the box with [...]
To clear my head between ambitious ship builds, I sometimes build aircraft in 1:48.
I've always had a fad for the He 177, so when I found the kit, I bought it immediately.
The quality of the kit leaves a lot to be wished for, which didn't [...]