At the end of the year, it's always nice to see everyone's , 'Year in Review'!! I do have a couple that are close, but they won't count, because this article deals with completed kits.
All these kits are 1:48 Scale, from multiple [...]
Another Christmas gift from another great person. I really dont know how to articulate my thanks for these awesome gifts. Louis included a P-40 and a Corsair for me to build, both being in 1/48th scale. I've built academy before, but this other [...]
And another one finshed.
Hasegawa kit with Authentic Decals, AK Real Color AMT-7 and AMT-11, EZ Line for antenna wires and brake lines, Eduard seatbelts
The model shows an aircraft of the 760th fighter regiment, 261st composite division in Kare[...]
Oh no, not another P-40 Tom! Yep this happens to be number 19 in my collection with five more build able kits in the stash. Had been looking for a P-40K for some time now so I could build this colorful version flown by Lt R. Johnson Overcash wit[...]
Ever since Tamiya announced the that they were going to do a P-38 earlier this year, it was like wow and ever since that we have been impatiently waiting for it to hit the shelves. With one numb nut know it all swearing they will not do an earl[...]
The Bebout Curtiss P-40 factory decided it was time to build another pony. Actually, I started this model as a duel build along with my P-40M Wairarapa Wildcat. However, disaster stuck as the Tamiya decals broke into hundreds of little pieces [...]
Latest off the bench is the old Mauve kit depicted as the mount that Pilot Officer Geoffrey Fisken flew with 14 Squadron on Guadalcanal in 1943. Added a seat plus some Ultracast wheels to spice her up a bit. A combination of Tamiya paints and M[...]
I think Hasegawa's line of P-40 kits are pretty much, the best of the type in this scale. They are loaded with fine detail and the fit is pretty good throughout, suffice to say, they are kits that have been very well engineered.
They have rele[...]
Piloted by Australian Ace Jack Bartle 112 Sqd., Egypt October 1941. Aftermarket items include Ultracast prop/spinner and seat, with Brengun gun sight along with a Master gun barrel set which has a very nice pitot head along with a ring and be[...]
Another review kit that I build for Scale Aviation Modeller International (SAMI), that should appear in one of the upcoming issues of the magazine. In short: great kit with four very interesting decal options, light years away from the Czech sho[...]