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Northrop P-61 Black Widow

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P-61 "Nocturnal Nemesis"1/48 Great Wall Hobby

The P-61 has always been one of my favorite aircraft from WWII. When they first came out I built two of the Monogram kits and had a ball with them. I even put electric motors in one so that the props would spin. All in all I think the [...]

P-61A Moonhappy

Hi All, 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 [...]

Sister Squadrons

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 [...]

Revell / Monogram P-61 1/48

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]