By the early 1930s, it was apparent to any aircraft designer that the day of the biplane was over: the inherent drag of the layout could not be overcome by any increase in performance, and the layout prevented the airplane from carrying a truly [...]
Hello! Imperceptibly accumulated several models, I will lay out).
Armored car Rolls-Royce from Roden-old model with all the consequences. Not going well, but now there should be an alternative from Meng (?)
The photo shows the first and second [...]
Holt-75 is Roden kit. I warn other builders. it's a terrible kit many falls, displaced dividing plane much detail is missing and more and more. I wonder that someone can in the day issue a kit. Krupp is Takom kit and here the building was exce[...]
Honestly, I was more than surprised about all your reactions; can't believe it. Thank you so much.
David has asked me what my next project would be. So, I chose this one for my second article: WIP!
From the pictures you see that I am currently[...]
Hello dears! Recently finished another model. It is a model of the Antonov An-12БК. Now these planes are no longer being built, but some of them are still flying. This model of the aircraft Muscovy (Russia). Model from the manufacturer Roden in [...]
In early 1915 the Gothaer Waggonfabrik AG bought the licence to manufacture the Friedel-Ursinus "Kampfflugzeug" ("Battle plane"). Their new twin-engine aircraft received the name Gotha G.Ie. Eighteen of this type were built. The Gotha G.I had m[...]
The brother's Richthofen together again! Well, at least on my work table.
Hey Fellow iModelers! Gary from Williamsport, PA.. I had to take time out from watching the Little League World Series to present these Dr.1's I completed last night. [...]
Well I was really looking forward to this kit. There is a fair bit of flash but that is not really a concern. I am a reasonably competent modeller but I have to say aligning and bonding the upper fuselage will challenge the best of us. It is ben[...]
Well, I couldn't wait. As soon as the Roden C-5 hit the shelves at Lucky Hobby, I had to have one. I had the ancient and mythical Arii/Otaki/Entex/Revell/Testors C-5A in my stash, but this was new tool, and I've been waiting for 30+ years for a [...]
Let's do the time warp again,
In 1918, Just after 15 years from first engine powered flight in Kitty hawk, the first full-metal aircraft was on the runway. Hugo Junkers and other engineers were stood watching this silver plated bird about to ta[...]