This had been sitting on my bench nearly completed for a while. I finally got it finished today. This was the personal aircraft of Capt. Donald M. Malmsten 4th FG 334FS of Burwell, NE "Turnip Termite". On June 6, 1944 this [...]
What an absolute belter of a kit.
It went together like a dream.
This one done up as the mount of Wing Commander Leonard Cheshire, DSO,DFC. 617 Squadron RAF Woodhall Spa July/August 1944.
Decals from Xtradecal X72093 617 Squadron, The [...]
Being a birthday present, this kit just had to be made carefully & not rushed. Well that certainly was the case here, as it's been on the bench for over twelve months, while I did extensive research. I was put off by the need to do a [...]
Something different from the Bebout Curtiss P-40 Factory, Jackie Cochran's Lucky Thirteen P-51C. If you're not familiar with Jackie Cochran one can summarize her as an aviator, test pilot, spokesperson as well as a successful [...]
Airfix 1/48 P-51 in RAAF livery. Kit is built out of box with an added photo etched lap belt. It is a nice kit overall but the landing gear is a little flimsy. I used Vallejo paints and did weathering with artist oils, thinned acrylics, [...]
Arma Hobby North American P-51C "Evalina" in 1/72 scale. Built Out of the Box. Finished in Alclad II Polished Aluminum, weathered with oils. The kits' decals are Techmod, and perfformed flawlessly. This is likely the most [...]
Not the brightest work,just a markings carrier,but different anyway...
This is the 1/32 scale Tamiya P-51D built to resemble Preddy's aircraft in late June of 1944. The aircraft had full invasion stripes around the wings and fuselage. I used Eagle Editions EagleCals set EC#100 for the markings and they were [...]
A Mustang was an aircraft missing from my collection until a few months ago. I decided to go with Tamiya's rendition of the Mustang over Eduard's more detailed version as at the time I fancied a quick and simple build to get the creative [...]
Another fantastic kit from ARMA. The molding quality and level of detail rivals that of 1/48th scale kits. The cockpit detail in particular is outstanding. The kit offers parts and marking for seven very diverse Mustangs, including a [...]