Grumman Avenger (VT-82, the ‘Devil’s Diplomats’) shows its mettle as she struggles to return to her carrier, USS Bennington, CV-20. The Avenger collided with another TBM in raids against picket shipping around Chichi Jima (pic 3, below).
Well, sports fans. I’ve finally finished my 1/48 Hobby Craft Boeing P-26 Peashooter. I built it as gift for my wife Kathy and jokingly call it the “Fabergé Easter Egg of Fighter Planes. The late 1930’s and the run up to WWII truly produced some [...]
Work in progress: The Faberge´ "Easter Egg" of Fighter Planes...a gift for my wife. Hobby Craft kit, Yellow Wings decals, Starfighter and Eduard rigging and PE. Paint by Vallejo Air. Kit build and painting went nicely. Decals were very good but[...]
Hello! Fresh model, still sticks to the fingers)))
It seems to be simple model, and gathered it since last September. Now I can breathe a sigh of relieved- a done deal ))
Everyone enjoy, hope, browsing, and interested - link to the building :
Three Hasegawa 1/32 P-26As, using the Yellow Wings Decals sheets for the 17th Pursuit Group when based at March Field in summer of 1935 shortly after their delivery from the factory. Modelers should note that these P-26As all had the OD fuselag[...]