Greeting, iModelers. A week ago I road tripped down to McMinnville, Oregon with some friends to see the air and space museum. There is a modest but nevertheless impressive collection there of aircraft across the history of flight, from a 1:1 mod[...]
the Grumman F-14 Tomcat was the US Navy's primary fighter for 35 years from the early 70's till 2006...it came out of Mcnamara's failed F-111 project...in fact from the intakes back the F14 is the F-111 though the Navy added the second tail for[...]
Its been quite a while since I have posted anything so thought maybe time to do some more. I have been modelling away and frequently visit this and other sites. Maybe I been inspired!
I have always loved the F-4 Phantom and managed to get the T[...]
Phorever a legend. May 27th 1958, the McDonnell Aircraft (later McDonnell Douglas) F-4 Phantom II naval interceptor made its first flight.
Designed as a carrier aircraft to defend the fleet against Soviet supersonic bombers, the design co[...]
This build is pure box with only few add ons - seat belts from plumb stripes, F.O.D by Quickboost and HGW stripes "Remove before flight".
The kit is very nicely detailed and requires only very little effort to f[...]
Well, here it is, after 24 years, it's finally done.
I bought this one back in 1995 when it was a state of the art kit, and of course, immediately started on it.
It came to a phase in which it had the basic colors on and after that it just sat o[...]
I built this one almost two years ago, but never got around to posting pics. And looking at them now, I think I know why - something is off with the lighting, and I guess it's about time to try it once again.
Anyway, the kit is the well known A[...]
Another old Monogram build, the Phantastic Phantom. This was a straight out of the box build, aside from some aftermarket decals. Paints used were all Model Master enamels, aside from the white, that is Tamiya acrylic. The Phantom is one of m[...]
PHANTOM PHOREVER – THE LEGEND LIVES ON
This legendary twin engine beast of Mc Donnell Douglas might not be the most versatile and agile fighter of the Hellenic Air Force, but it still remains an essential component of its Tactical Air Force pla[...]
Happy Holidays iModelers! Here is the family portrait of my Monogram kits, many of the originals were added this year, including the DO-335, B-29, B-25H, P-39 and Typhoon, the Typhoon I just added today, still in the cello wrap! On to the Phan[...]