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Lockheed P-38 Lightning

My 2023 Builds

It has been a while since my last post so I figured I better get my wheels rolling again. A little late on posting my builds from 2023 but here they are. A little different year for me but happy with the results. I had my usual fun [...]

Fiddlers Green Lockheed P-38 lightning Paper Model

One of the few twin engine papermodel I have built. A beauty for sure. Very basic yet a fairly accurate representation of the scale model. Took over 4 hours to assemble and had some minor fit issues here and there. , but remember this is a [...]

Lockheed P-38 Lightning F-5-LOTamiya 1/48

Captain Robert L. Faurot (39th FS, 35th FG, 5th AF) P-38 F-5-LO, Port Moresby, New Guinea, 1943 Tamiya kit (61120) with some Eduard aftermarket decals, seat belts and instrument panel. Very nice kit to build, typical excellent Tamiya [...]

An inexpensive P-38

Not sure how many modelers have built the Hobby Boss easy assembly kit of the Lockheed P-38, but here is my take on it. As far as P-38 kits go, it really is an "easy" kit, but you do have to deal with very long seam lines that [...]

P 38J Tamiya 1/48

P 38 J Lightning #131 Major Thomas McGuire. 431st FS, 475th Fighter Group. Pudgy III Tamiya 1/48. Out of box except for eduard seatbelts. Vallejo metals over primer and Mr color GX2 gloss black. Tamiya and Vallejo acrylics. Really great [...]

Fork-tailed Devil in 48th by Tamiya

Hi all. Here's my latest completion, their VERY nice 1/48th Tamiya P-48F Lightning. The model represents White 33 from the USAAF serving with the 39th Fighter Squadron, 35th Fighter Group, 5th Airforce while operating in Port Moresby [...]

Lt. Ernie D. Latham, Hangman 19

My father in 1944 after a mission for the 49FS Hangmen, standing in front of Hangman's Hangout the O-Club. The second picture was taken by an old B-24 buddy. It shows my Dad buzzing the bomber outfit on his first P-38 flight.

P-38J Lightning - Academy - 1/72

Lockheed P-38J Lightning 44-23631 'Double Trouble' 367th FG 392nd FS 1/72 - Academy kit CMK F72221 Eduard EDCX087 Eduard 7701 Quickboost QB72304 Academy 13403 Kits-World KW172227 Studyo Pera Modelling 72001 Studyo Pera Modelling [...]

Airfix 1/72 P-38F/G Lightning

I have to thank Jay @ssgt, for providing me this kit to build. This is my second build from the four that Jay has sent to me, my first was the Hasegawa 1/72 Hi-61. I have two more to go. This is the Airfix 1/72 Lockheed P-38F Lightning [...]

P-38F "The Sad Sack" Tamiya's 1/48 P-38

Here's my latest aircraft model. Tamiya's P-38F in the markings of "The Sad Sack" The Sad Sack was flown by leading scorers of the U.S. Army Airforce's 82nd FG, including Maj. Robert Kirtley (4/2/2), Maj. Ernest 'Hawk' Osher [...]