When this was announced I thought it looked so cool that I had to have it even though it's not my usual scale.
So, my first 1/48 Spitfire and it's Special Hobby.
Apart from the instructions being a little vague as regards building wheels [...]
The kit is from Special Hobby.
This aircraft, 829 Squadron, HMS Victorious, attacked the Tirpitz, 1944.
Today I will share my last fatigue, a great classic. Starting kit is the special hobby. I made slight improvement to the basic kit, adding resin flap, detailing inside of open engine cowling, adding breake pipe on the [...]
Here’s my attempt at building Special Hobby’s 1:32 scale Westland Whirlwind.
The Whirlwind is a handsome ship (in my opinion) that doesn’t look much like anything else that took to the air in WWII. It has that characteristically [...]
Some aircraft look so impressive that, once seen, they remain in the memory. If this memorable appearance is combined with a dramatic mission history, it can happen that this aircraft becomes an "icon": the mere sight of it [...]
The Westland Whirlwind was, at the time of its initial appearance, one of the most advanced fighter aircraft ever built. Unfortunately, it was built to an official specification that was inherently limited, most definitely [...]
This is my third build on the theme of 'First and Last'.
This ‘First and Last’ build features the last day of the second world war, the 15 of August 1945, and the last recorded dogfight in the Pacific theatre. It is an oft told story, [...]
Finally the sun came out over the Gilbert Islands. After a tropical hurricane and heavy rains, the weather improved and flights resumed. After a short briefing, where the group commander known under the nickname "The Old Guy" [...]
This kit catched my attention, because of its very nice details. Eduard reboxed a special hobby kit and in addition they filled up the box with resin wheels a pilot figure, photo-etched part, masks and a newish decal type [...]
This time the article will not be long or colorful with fictionalized stories. As for the history of the fights, I do not intend to compete with the knowledge of Tom Cleaver (I hope @tcinla write some more informations) 🙂 I just wanted [...]