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 😎.
Hello all. This was a labour of love. Alot of work but very enjoyable. This Fiat Br20m was from 5a Squadriglia 43rd Groupo BT 13 Stormo Moelsbroek Airbase Belgium, October 1940. Took part on the night attack on Harwich October 24/25. Hope you[...]
A few modellers here work with WW1 subjects, and I thought I’d pass along some details of two German firms that produce some very nice aircrews/mechanics in resin.
This first is Kellerkind Minaturen and the figures are 1/32, so if you have Wi[...]
I usually don't build models under commission, but in this case it was a especial request and a favor to a fellow member of my modelling club (SAPMA).
Dudley Hokings is a senior member of the club and due his age he no longer is able to[...]
Hello all. Been a long time away from the production line, but I'm back at last.
Just completed. My 1/48 Special Hobby CAC Ca-9 Wirraway from No.7 flight training school 1943. My pitop tube broke off and was never seen again... I will make a n[...]
The Austro-Hungarian Navy (Kaiserliche und Königliche Kriegsmarine) was the naval force of the Dual Empire. Its name was commonly abbreviated as K.u.K. Kriegsmarine, and by the outbreak of war in 1914 it already had its own aviation corps: the [...]
Dear Modeling Friends,
enclosed a few pics from my recently finished project, the X-15 Rocket Plane No. 66671 from Special Hobby.
Building this (resin) kit was a nightmare, but after the paint-job and applied Decals I was convinced that this wil[...]