Despite it all it was a productive year although I've neglected sharing here for a while. And I built all things that fly even though I hadn't planned it that way. Here they are:
Dream Model's 1/72 AH-1Z
Hasegawa 1/48 P-40E Aleutian Tiger-l[...]
Here is my 2020 models (all 1/48 unless noted otherwise) -
Tamiya P-38G (Luftwaffe)
Tamiya 109E3 Condor Legion
Hasegawa Shiden "Prisoner of War"
Hasegawa Macchi 205 "Luftwaffe"
AMT P-40F "Liberaiders"
This kits was built for club challenge "Airfix Cup" which has proved popular each year with a specific new tool Airfix being chosen as the subject matter. In 2019 it was the Sea Fury and I didn't finish mine until after the event, so with COVID [...]
This one has a fairly unusual peace time 'kill'..
On the morning of 30th August 1955, one of the oddest 'shoot downs' in the history of military aviation occurred; No 805 Squadron would be called upon to fire on an unusual 'enemy' in the skies [...]
Some more Latin-American stuff from my father.
Airfix kit (export version), Quickboost gunsight (kit has none), Eduard Superfabric RAF seatbelts, Barracuda Studios replacement resin cowl, a scratch part for the missing headrest cushion.
the Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat came on the scene too late to serve the U.S. Navy in WW11.. they were on the carriers halfway across the Pacific when the war with Japan ended...it was the fastest thing Grumman ever came up with to that point and pil[...]
Well done Airfix! Having read all the reports about this kit, I thought I would pre-empt any problems by getting in a few resin after market bits & pieces in advance. In the event I hardly used any. In the cockpit I chose the resin side wall[...]
Just finished my first of this year, actually my only build since last summer, my first time adding anything to the site so I hope it all goes well. This is the Airfix kit, I added some Eduard steel belts and a new cowl from Aero[...]
Well its time to post a completed model again. This was a great kit of a fantastic air racer, I just love this aircraft as I am sure most of you followers of the Reno Air Races will as well.
Built a section of the engine as per [...]
A quick progress report for you guy's, Just waiting for the roundels and the fin flash to arrive and then I will be done. This was certainly not one of those 'shake and bake' kits, but it was a welcome change from scratch [...]