The Navion was originally designed at the end of World War II by North American Aviation. Ryan Aeronautical Company acquired the design in the summer of 1947, launching production at its San Diego factory in 1948. Ryan built 1,240 Navions [...]
Good day all... I'd like to share one hot off the bench, as I'm happy to be done with this unique a/c. This build is OBB of a multimedia kit by Czech Model. There are reviews for it online, and generally speaking, they represent my [...]
Next up is a little side project that has been on-again off again for some time.. This kit was a still-wrapped 1983 boxing, which itself was a reboxing on the old Hawk kit. The kit itself actually went together quite well. The only regret [...]
Combining the unused landing gear from my Ryan float plane kit, With one of my dads survivors- a Monogram P-36, and with decals from Print Scales f8f sheet. We have[more or less] a Hawk 75 of Thailand of which they bought about 25.
1/72 MPM, I replaced and added a few things, exhausts from sprue, pitots and bracing from brass wire, air scoops from alloy foil, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future and Micro flat over kit decals.
Another plane on EDO floats ,do see the theme, I actually worked for EDO in the eighties. This kit builds the prototype , I think they were in service in the Dutch East Indies in the early part of WW 2. A nimble aircraft, I posted a video [...]
While researching for the water wings group build I happened upon this video, hope you like it. (link)
Here's one for your enjoyment that's hot on the heels of my XP-51. Tonight's "Pre War" themed article is about the ancient Testors kit that I finished early last year. It was the first plane that I completed in 2016. I'm [...]
Hi all, This is the Fisher Model and Pattern Ryan STM The RAAF obtained a number of these aircraft from the Dutch after the fall of Java in 1942 and put them to use as squadron liason aircraft. my example was based in Temora, New South [...]