As I have gotten older, I have taken the pledge to avoid all things complicated and small. But sometimes I convince myself that I want to do something that definitely doesn't meet my "keep it simple" guidelines. And so it was that I saw this [...]
I wanted to do the prototype because I liked the "poached egg" scheme as opposed to the standard green and grey of the production planes. As produced, the Special Hobby kit represents an Ro.57 bis, so modification needed to be done. These includ[...]
Additional parts made to enhance the model: cockpit door with locking pins and hinges, clear vac formed opening hatch, improved cockpit detail, added a Townend ring for inside front of the engine cowling and separated the elevators with fabrica[...]
My first completed kit for the year, I present a Special Hobby 1/72 CAC C-3/5 Wirraway.
On the whole this was an enjoyable build. It was a pretty easy kit especially for a short run model. The only issue for me was that the exhausts didn’t fit[...]
I am following iModeler for the last 2 or 3 months now. So, I thought I should participate, too.
I do especially appreciate your DAILY NEWS thread! A lot of unknown pictures and impressive facts - brief and entertaining.
Special Hobby 1/72.
Nortrop DELTA 1c, L.A.P.E, SPAIN, Pilot Jose Maria Carreras, flight to Zurich 9.9.1938 to the peace talks Dr. Negrin Minister of SPANISH
"fascist nationalists" to Count Albo, who were not successful.
Colored with M[...]
As a result of collaboration between jet engine inventor Frank Whittle and W.George Carter, Chief Designer at Gloster Aircraft, the company was chosen on February 3, 1940 to create and produce the first British jet-powered aircraft.
Built to s[...]
This is 1/32 Special Hobby Hawker Tempest Mk.V with the markings of SN222 JF-E "Le Grand Charles", from No.3 squadron, Fassberg, late April / early May 1945.
I have used Special Hobby Hawker Tempest Mk.V “Hi-Tech” kit.
Cockpit modified with Ya[...]
This is the Special Hobby T-2C Buckeye, done in a USN high-viz trainer scheme. This mixed-media kit has been around for a few years, so it is not new, however, it is still a good kit, if one puts in the effort to use the various features that a[...]
It's taken 2 years (on and off) to complete and my wife has learned lots of new words! The kit has been a real pain to build with lots of issues to overcome BUT I think it's been worth it 😎.