This is the 1/48 Airfix Junkers JU-87B-1 Stuka. This was a World War II dive bomber use by Germany. The scheme is that of the Staffelkapitan, 4th Staffel, Stukageshwader 77. It represents how it looked in June 1940 in France. I detailed the airc[...]
From the dark mists of time, actually 2006:
Prior to the invasion of Russia, the Luftwaffe had determined that dive-bombing was the proper way to attack armored vehicles. However, four days after the beginning of Operation Barbarossa, on June [...]
Built in 2013.
The Model shows an a/c that flew with 1/2 Szturmowi Orliak in September 1944. At this time Bulgaria had already changed sides and fought with the Soviets against the Germans.
Not 100% sure about the white ID markings but they seem[...]
Here´s my dad´s latest model, the Italeri B Stuka. The kit is ok but has its issues.
Built oob with HAD Decals, EZ line for the antenna wire, painted with a selfmixed RLM65, Tamiya XF-82 Ocean Grey, XF-5 Flat Green and XF-10 Flat Brown[...]
This is my recent project, a classic WW2 warbird. Nice kit, everything went well. Unfortunately, the clear part, which would allow to build a full open canopy, came damaged beyond repair. It had a L shape hole right on the top. So, I had[...]
Here are some more pics of museum items under restoration you might find interesting.
Among them are some shots of the recovered Stuka, a T-33 almost restored to static status in SEA camo,
a Northrop BQM-74 Chukar target drone unde[...]
Here's my Revell 1/32 Junkers Stuka B-2, built about 12 years ago.
The Junkers Ju 87 or Stuka (from Sturzkampfflugzeug, "dive bomber") was a German dive bomber and ground-attack aircraft. Designed by Hermann Pohlmann, it first fle[...]
Unlike many for whom cockpits are a chore, I love building and detailing the pilots workplace.
First I had to decide if I use the Aires cockpit set 4026 intended for the Hasegawa kit or going with the kit parts. As my copy of the Aires set was [...]
This is part two of my new series on the Battle of Britain (which has just started with part 1 - the Spitfire - in the new edition of Model Airplane International, out now). This is the superb Airfix Ju87 B-1 Stuka, built as an aircraft from 7.[...]
I've just added the final touches to Airfix's classic 1/24th scale Stuka B-2. I've finished it as a machine from 3/St.G2 based in Northern France, August 1940.
A great kit to build, and despite its age it's crammed full of detail, has some love[...]