I spent a great day at the Spirit of St. Louis air show in Chesterfield, Missouri yesterday. The Red Arrows put on a great show. They’re about half way through their North American tour. Make a point to see them. The Spitfire in formation with [...]
I built a lot of models up to my teens, then abandoned the hobby for years. With my recent retirement, I've built a couple and hope to build a lot more. This is my first one (after a special car model I built as a present for my[...]
I know, I know, but I just can't stop building Spitfires, and it's another one in the headlines from my side – a new Airfix FR Mk.XIV. I was waiting for this kit to appear in my local hobby shop, and here is the result. Spitfires are my most fre[...]
This aircraft was flown by Pilot Officer Robert W. "Buck" McNair D.S.O., D.F.C (2 Bars)(RCAF). No. 249 (Gold Coast) Sqn. at Ta' Qali, Malta, Mar. 1942.
This is the newest Airfix boxing with all the issues that everyone else has posted about: f[...]
This is my second crack at the new Airfix kit. This one represents an Indian Air Force example assigned to the training center at Ambala, India in 1945. The internet is full of excellent reference photos for these low back Griffon engined Sp[...]
Spitfire 2035 (ex TE575), 105th Tajeset, Ramat David Base, Israel, April 1950
The colors I used Mr.Paint, an additional tank of Bf-109 from Eduard, otherwise just a box. Some mistakes will certainly be found, but hopefully will like ...
Eduard P-15D-5 Mustang
Eduard’s newer, more dynamic boxart rivals that of the top companies. The instruction sheet contains more color, though needs a little more proofreading. But each version getting its own colo[...]
Hello iModeler! Here is my Airfix Spitfire Mk. Vb dressed up as a bird from the Malta campaign. This is my 2nd Airfix Mk. V. I wanted a do-over from the first one I did since I was not happy with how the finish turned out. I am a bit more OK[...]
Hello iModeler! Here is my recently finished Tamiya Spitfire build 100% out of the box. The fit and engineering of this kit was awesome, and makes it extremely enjoyable to build. I would gladly build several more!
The Supermarine Spitfire needs no introduction, as almost everybody in the free world knows the story of one of the most beautiful fighter planes of WW2, and arguably of all time, and what it means to the country it flew in defense of.What is l[...]