This is another addition to the “Water Wings” Group that I did a while back. Bear with me I will have to enter each photo individually to post them. Hope it works.
This is another restoration of a model for the gentleman that collects airline a[...]
Here is another "desk top" styled gift for a friend who crewed on these in the U.S. Navy in the late 1940's.
1/48 Monogram PBY-5(A) Catalina.
Having only just joined this site, I was/am a little reticent about posting an article in to 'Headlines' - it seems a little 'pushy' to me. However a couple of the guys suggested it would be fine and it's likely a few more folks may see it here,[...]
In keeping with my modelers eye for the usual plane with an unusual paint scheme, I present the Mariner flying boat Air-Sea Rescue version. While as never popular or built in the same numbers as the PBY "Catalina", the Mariner saw service as a p[...]
While waiting for stuff for my Phantom build to arrive, this kit was given to me by a good friend. The camo intrigued me, so I decided to build it. The airplane represents a Catalina of VP-101 stationed in the Philippines just after Pearl Harb[...]
This is the 1/48 Monogram kit, purchased as the -10A post-WWII Rescue version. I thought a colourful scheme of internediate blue-over-white finishes, with bright red and yellow bands, would make a big impression as a scheme.
When I opened the b[...]
Who doesn't like seaplanes and amphibs? Academy makes a nice looking series of PBY's. I had seen the weathered "Black Cat" version, and just had to give it a try. This is one I really feel looks better in person, than the photos. (Too much [...]
This is a version of Monogram's 1:48 scale PBY- 5A. Most builders construct this kit in typical WWII fashion but I wanted my plane to present a different appearence. The USCG started flying Catalinas in the 1930's, (the flying boat version) and [...]