My article focuses on the unique skeletal model of the SR-71A Blackbird at 1/144 scale, produced by Jasmine Models in China. It contains 120 photo-etched parts and a few pieces of aluminum painted resin bits. The kit is well engineered [...]
So much fun getting together this little gem of a kit. Fully recommended for a fun build.
MrPaint paint, had some problems with silvering on decals.
Happy modelling to you all.
Another WIFFER! It was a cold snowy February morning when I started this project. It was too cold to go outside and play so I decided to do a quick build from my dollar stash. That's a model you pick up for a dollar at a swap meet. As I [...]
One of my favorite, Black bird ! The Academy kit is quite low in fittings and decals. The red stripe "Do not step" is impossible to be adhered to, so I decided to paint it. I Did a mix of glossy black of Humbrol with dark blue [...]
Lockheed L-1271-10 “what-if” ten-passenger bizjet in Ferrari F1 Team scheme. The idea for this came out of my brain that didn't have enough sense to figure the first version was sufficient. Therefore, not satisfied with the [...]
Lockheed L-1271-6 "what-if" six-passenger bizjet in Evergreen Aviation scheme. The idea for this came from a gab session with one of my fellow model club members circa 1991. I commenced to build it, finished it mid-1993.
It is [...]
F-12B-1-LO 62-12387 as an Oregon ANG "what-if" build. Build is based on a Testors YF-12A 48th kit modified to the proposed F-12B.
Lockheed proposed a follow on the the YF-12A that got no further than the drawing table, though a [...]
I built this model for Col. Thomas. He is a member of our "Military Mafia" lunch group. Col Thomas has flown a number of USAF a/c including the U-2, B-57, C-130, and many more. His all time favorite airplane is the SR-71. He is [...]