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Japanese Spitfire

Recently I completed an Arii Spitfire Mk VIII. The MkVIII is my favorite version of the Spitfire and as fate would have it, there was this one waiting in my stash of unbuilt kits. It was the first time I had made extensive use of paper masks for[...]

Otaki 1/48 Messerschmitt Bf109G-6 first airbrush

Hello all, Got to know about this very informative website from a colleague modeler. Impressive results which you all are presenting. After 35 years rediscovered this hobby which I had when I was an air scout. During those early years I built[...]

Arii / Otaki Fw-190 A8 1/48 (Dual Build)

A friend of mine gave me 2 of these kits because he was not going to build them, the fitting of the parts was ok, but the kit is poor on details. I decided to start a cool project by building both kits at the same time, one Out of the Box, and [...]

Otaki 1/144 L-1011 in Delta Livery

Here is a 1/144 scale model kit of a L-1011 that I built..

Royal Navy F6F Hellcat Mk 1 – Attack the Tirpitz!

Here's my latest completion, Otaki's aging F6F Hellcat kit in1/48. The subject is one of the first Hellcats that went to 800 Sqn FAA, HMS Emperor, and participated in the Royal Navy strikes against the Tirpitz, while she was anchored in Norwa[...]

Sonderkommando Elbe ME-109 G

Hi again, this is my build of Otaki's 1/48 scale ME-109 G. I made it to replicate an aircraft of the Sonderkommando Elbe squadron that has already accomplished its mission. This squadron was made up of ME-109s and FW-109s. They were used to ram [...]

1/48 Otaki Ki-61 “Tony”

Howdy, Finally finished this one. Markings are for Captain Ichikawa of the 3rd Chutai, 244th Sentai. The 1/48 Otaki Ki-61, started back in the eighties and sitting on the shelf since then. The decals are from the Aeromaster "Eagles of the Ri[...]

Dornier Do X, “Landing on Hudson River”, 1/144 Otaki

The largest, heaviest, and most powerful flying boat in the world (1929) This is my only made diorama, still, that I've finished just a year ago. Dornier Do X in 1/144 scale. built by old Otaki's kit that I found from german collector. I no [...]

1/48 Otaki Ki-44 Shoki “Tojo” built 39 years ago today …..Monday, February 6th, 1978

Here's a few pictures of a kit I built as a kid. This model has somehow survived over all of these years.................... Here's the background on the build: Some dates in time, (for some unknown reason), just seem to stick with you. T[...]

My Hellcats, all in 1/48.

I posted several photos of the Eduard Weekend Edition Hellcat II a couple of years ago when I built it. I added resin wheels, straps for the drop tank from scrap p/e, and p/e belts. This is the best Hellcat kit available today. Very enjoyable[...]