I had no problem building these three 1/48 scale P-39 models as they were all "O.O.B." Like the yellow racer, I had no instrument panel dials nor any of the Waldron p.e. stuff.
I used Tamiya paints and the kit decals. The end result was: "I had[...]
This 1/48 scale model is made by a different company than what I wrote in my bare metal P-39 story yesterday. I liked the pre-cut mask's for the windscreen, canopy and the door's as they fit perfectly. The modeler, (ME) had the option to finish [...]
This is "eduards" 1/48 scale model kit. I built it right out of the box and used the kit decals. I added Waldron belt buckles with some home made paper straps. I used different colors of Tamiya paint.
I liked the model so well that I bought two[...]
I have had a passion for the P-39 since I was a child, when my oldest brother (80 old now) bought the Revell P-39 kit in the 1960s. That was indeed the first kit I saw in my life, and I have fond memories of that time.
The Academy's P-39 D / Q [...]
Used Ultracast seat, Vector .30 cal. gun barrels, Eduard Zoom cockpit and some resin from the Aires set. 20 mm canon barrel from brass tubing. Color of Eagles and Pollyscale paints used as well as Tamiya weathering powder. Note on the paint s[...]
My completed last mouth P-39N Aircobra in Soviet Air Force markings.
Model goes together very well, no real problems with the fit or so.
As profi pack kit I added PE parts in the cockpit and used masks for canopy. In addition to t[...]
Happy Holidays iModelers! Here is the family portrait of my Monogram kits, many of the originals were added this year, including the DO-335, B-29, B-25H, P-39 and Typhoon, the Typhoon I just added today, still in the cello wrap! On to the Phan[...]
Eduard 1/48, P-39Q, 42-19995, CPT William A. Shomo, 71st TRS, 82nd TRG, New Guinea, 1944. CPT (later MAJ) Shomo was nicknamed the “Flying Undertaker” because he actually trained and worked as a mortician in Pittsburgh before the war. He was awar[...]
The Erickson Aircraft Collection Museum is located at the Madras Airport, a 45 minute drive north of Bend, Oregon on Hwy 26 near the intersection of Hwy 97N. The collection was originally founded by Jack Erickson of sky crane and aerial firefigh[...]
This is the MPM boxing of the Academy P-39 kit. MPM provides a different decal sheet for the kit. I added Eduard seat belts, stainless steel tubing for the cowl guns, drilled out the other guns, Aires main wheels an reworked the nose gear a bit.[...]