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Northrop P-61 Black Widow

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P-61B Black Widow “The Lady in the Dark”, 1/72 Dragon

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[...]

The Milton Keynes Model Kraft Exhibition. April 22nd, 2018

I just found out about this show a couple of days ago and so popped along this morning. Had a great time and snapped a few photos if you are interested...most are dioramas. Reminiscent of Rob's recent 'End of the Line' build, but clearly this [...]

Academy P-38M Nightmare…er, Night Lightning (or) the P-38M in Japan and Why It Matters to Me

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[...]

Building Northrop’s XP-61C/D

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[...]

1/48 Hobby Boss P-61B

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 :) Cheers Brian

P-61 completed…….after 20+ years!!

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[...]

1/48 Great Wall Hobby – Northrop P-61A Black Widow

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[...]

1/48 Great Wall P-61A Black Widow ; In Progress

Finally Lady Gen finished. You can see some more pictures of the finished model from Work in Progress aircraft section. Expanded version will be posted here later. Happy modelling

In progress; 1/48 P-61A Lady Gen – Great Wall

You can watch constructions steps from Work in Progress :Aircraft section.

Monogram 1/48th P-61

I wanted something other than the usual "Black" Widow, so I chose a scheme I'd seen in photos here and there....OD over neutral gray. The canopy sections were both a PITA to mask and to apply open. Probably could've been done better. I attempted[...]