Infantry of the 2nd Gordon Highlanders take prisoners in the german border town of Kleve. The Second Battalion was ravaged by deaths and POWs taken in the Battle for Singapore in February of 1942, but reformed later that year and eventually fo[...]
Hello iModeler! This kit was a gift from my lovely wife, and It was a total joy to build! I used a Quickboost resin exhaust pipe and EZ line for the rigging. Paints are Vallejo Model Air shot through my Sotar 20/20. The rest is scratch or ou[...]
P2Y’s of US Navy squadron VP-4 in formation flight over the Pacific Ocean, 17 Nov 1935. It is an awe inspiring sight to see so many of the beautiful aircraft in flight.
Source; US Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation.
German Army Oberleutna[...]
Twenty one Fairey Swordfish launch from the aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious for the raid on Taranto on 11th November, 1940.
...and one of the Swordfish that took place in the battle that ditched in Cefalu, Sicily.
A NCO briefing his me[...]
Despite being busy (like a long tailed cat in a rocking chair factory) I got another one finished ! It's OOB with some scratch built items and general repairs, mostly the result of brittle plastic. Rigged with pre-blackened 2 lb test fishing li[...]
After two years absence here is a classic kit.
Out of the box with some added cable.
Ciao a tutti!
George's very nice Swordfish on floats got me thinking about the Swordfish II I did a couple years back.
Most of the Swordfish produced during the Second World War were constructed by Blackburn Aviation, including all Swordfish Mks. II and III.[...]
I built this little gem many years ago. I painted it with Tamiya and Alclad paints, and Automotive clear coat. I used the salt method after spraying the Alclad, letting it dry, then spraying the clear coat. After I applied the salt, I sprayed a [...]
Most of the Swordfish aircraft produced during the Second World War were constructed by Blackburn Aviation, including all Swordfish Mks. II and III. This situation must have felt good to Fairey Aviation - the company responsible for the origin[...]
i have no particular affinity for the Swordfish, though i now think she's a pretty little thing in her own humble way. i started this build over a year ago as a rigging challenge. i've said it before, i do like what Airfix is producing lately. [...]