I finally finished and would like to show my version of the venerable, Revell/Monogram, 1/48, P-61A Black Widow, “Moon Happy”.
First, I'd like to thank my co-worker, Dave, and his son, Evan, for giving me this kit. I hope you like the[...]
Hello fellow modelers. I am a former AF Crew Chief (A-10/F-16) that now writes Military Aviation Books, which have covered the P-61 Black Widow and Night Fighters, Vietnam and currently I am working on the F-101 Voodoo. I enjoy modeling whenever[...]
This project began shortly after i took GYPSY 203, a VF-32 Tomcat built for John Lawler, to the IPMS Nationals in Phoenix. Having enjoyed building the Tamiya Tomcat, i wanted to build one for myself.
I was inspired by an issue of SCALE MODELER[...]
Revell P-61 2016 release.
This has been an extensive project, this kit's molds are dated to 1974 and needs a lot of work and sanding to make it look acceptable.
This took me over a month to finish and I’m really proud of the result. First of al[...]
opps, my lunch break is almost finished..! I'll describe shortly
1/72 P-61B from Dragon model.
Ivory color oil washing, Finished with acrylic gloss paint tapped/ brushed irregularly for adding realistic reflection. all technic is same as I use[...]
Warning: This is a lengthier than usual post, so read on at your own peril.
History of the Bird
The P-38M captured my imagination some time ago, and I decided this point in my return to modeling was my chance to act. In fact, my digging ar[...]
About a zillion years ago when Monogram first released their 48th scale
P-61 Black Widow, I built the black version but I have no recollection what ever happened to it. Over the years I always wanted to do the natural metal version, which re[...]
After a year of sitting on the shelf of doom the P-61 is finally done. Finished with Tamiya paints, weathered with flory wash and finish with Alclad matt coat. Decals was from Kits World . Enjoy :)
While helping take care of my Dad these last six months I've spent a lot of time at my parents house. I managed to find my Black Widow that I started somewhere between middle school and high school in the late 80's early 90's. I painted it with[...]
Here is my 1/48 scale Great Wall Hobby P-61A Black Widow. The kit is finished with the markings of “Lady Gen” 42-5544 flown by Capt. Eugene Lee from 422nd Night Fighter Squadron in 1945. The 422nd Squadron was the first to operate the P-61 in[...]