In 1990, I was an instructor pilot and wing staff officer assigned to Randolph AFB in San Antonio, Texas. At the time, the wing was flying T-37's and T-38's. I was on my way back from a meeting and happened to pass the wing paint shop and noti[...]
This some of the fun that could show up at the transient line at my last Navy reserve location. Then the Saratoga after her decommissioning in the mid nineties,The last,a Humvee and me.
I'm saving the Cam Ranh Bay post for last, so skipping ahead in sequence to post-Vietnam. Dad was posted to the Air Force Academy as his next billing, but the only reason he joined the air force was to fly (he had his pilot's license before he [...]
I always loved the T-38 but had never built this ride as a 1/48 Kit. When a good customer of mine asked if I could build one for him in standard trainer scheme I jumped at the chance. I researched the two competing kits of this bird which was [...]
Another completion from last year. Not too much to say about this guy...the kit was fair, some parts better than others. The resin included by Wolfpack was pretty darned good, but the PE was miserable to work with...Manufacturers, please don't [...]
I built this one just because I could. Totally out of the box, with paint by Testors Model Master enamels, washes by AK Interactives, and decals from the box that fought me tooth and nail. Even the photo-etch seatbelts were less trouble than t[...]
Finding this kit was sheer good fortune as my local IPMS Club (IPMS - NSW) is having a "Two Seat Trainer" competition later this year & I had thoughts of entering. I hadn't heard of Wolfpack before, but I liked the box image & the aircra[...]