Found this great documentary on YouTube. Interviews with test pilot and fighter pilots, interesting walk around and footage from actual use during WW 2. Might be of general interest and for those who are eager to lay their hands on Tamiya´s late[...]
Well,this kit was admired by me since the early 70ies. I never got it cause Airfix was easy to get, Revell kind of exotic American. No one else made a condor at that time.Thanks to eBay I got the Revell 1/72 scale FW-200 condor last winter. Orig[...]
Details on the new kit are below, was hoping for the late versions first up, nonetheless are long overdue new tool kit of a great WW2 aircraft. Looking forward to getting one and building soon!
Tamiya 61120 1/48 Lockheed P-38 F/G Lightning
Read their Facebook page earlier today, and to me it sure looks like their “new 1/48 aircraft” is the P-38 everyone was hoping for.
Here’s the link to the page that has some revealing photos
Solsala Italy...part of the Foggia complex of about 25 airfields within a 25 mile radius of Foggia on the west coast of Italy...Ramitelli was among them
The p-38 lightning was America's darling fighter on Dec 7 1941...it was like look what we'[...]
Much has been written about the P-38 over the decades. One of the USAAF's premier fighters, especially in the Pacific and Asian theaters where long range, heavy armament and tough construction resulted in the USAAF wresting control of the air f[...]
I have a tendency to build kits during the winter months as it's tough to get the model mojo working when the weather is nice outside. This Academy kit is the latest off my bench, and one of the P-38 variances you don't see that often. It's the [...]
Thought you all might find this die cut P-38 kids menu interesting. Printed on both sides with metallic silver ink and dated 11-29-1945, this was an option for families who patronized the Sky Room Café, a restaurant and bar once located inside t[...]
Did this one a long time ago.
Decals from Aeromaster for an 80th fg bird. True Detail wheels, Xtracolor gloss paints for the OD/Neutral Grey, Testors square bottle gloss green. At the time I did this, I didn't have any real reference materia[...]
This is the old 1/48 Monogram P-38 Lightning updated somewhat. I started the kit because I had the original Aeromaster decal sheet with the dragon's mouths done in the wrong colors (later printings had a correction sheet) The result was the Drag[...]