After reading the terrific book ,Star of Africa, by Colin Heaton & Anne-Marie Lewis, I was struck with the desire to build a model of Yellow 14 , Hans Marseille’s 109F.
This Monogram Promodeler/Hasegawa 1/32 Bf-109G-4 was a long term resid[...]
The inspiration for this project was the photo of torpedoes being loaded onto Helldivers of VB-2 on the U.S.S. Hornet. The aircraft in the photo is the SB2C-1C version of the Helldiver, and since I had a Pro-Modeler SB2C-4 kit that I had bought[...]
This is an older build, that is totally out of the box. I know the flaws of the kit but all that aside I remember it as a generally satisfactory build and there is no mistaking what it is. The fit was generally good, and overall went together [...]
Happy new year to all (with a little delay)
Here are my builds completed in 2019. I can say that I am more productive than the previous year. I hope this happens in 2020 too.
1- 1/32 Hasegawa Junkers Ju-87D5
2- 1/48 ProModele[...]
Also built two years ago by my dad.
Didn´t knew that much about the Ju52 versions before that build. Thought with the ProModeler kit it would be an easy OOB thing because the kit includes the additional bomber parts, to say the belly gunner bask[...]
It truly has been a great end of the year. With anticipating announcement earlier in the year now becoming available. Then those we have been waiting for like the AMK F-14D that seem like it would never be produced, during that span Tamiya [...]
The second Air Force jet fighter ordered into development, the F-84 was designed by Alexander Kartveli, who had created the P-47 Thunderbolt. After attempting a turbojet-powered replacement for the P-47, Kartveli and his team designed a new airc[...]
Designer Kurt Tank expressed his design philosophy in creating the Fw-190 thus: “The Messerschmitt 109 [sic] and the British Spitfire, the two fastest fighters in world at the time we began work on the Fw 190, could both be summed up as a very[...]
During the Winter War of 1939-40, Finland obtained 24 Brewster B-239 fighters, which were the first completely-modern fighters to equip the air force. These were U.S. Navy F2A-1s, and became the first-line fighter after the end of the war in Ma[...]