This kit fought me pretty much all the way through. Fit wasn't that great, so there was a lot of putty, sand, prime, repeat. The decals looked great, but turned out to be a very stressful part of the build. The glue was thick and opaque, but [...]
The Red Baron meets the Twilight Zone...Not really the Twilight Zone, but sort of…
I had noticed for a while that my very close-in depth perception had been bothering me. Even with my Opti-Visor, I had been having trouble working on fine detail[...]
This is my Testors 1/48 Bronco, finished as 27TASS C/Os plane.
Built OOB, with saratchbuilt details and improvements added at many places, as the kit is quite simplistic and toy-like.
If you so wish, you may read the full build revi[...]
Next up is a little side project that has been on-again off again for some time.. This kit was a still-wrapped 1983 boxing, which itself was a reboxing on the old Hawk kit. The kit itself actually went together quite well. The only regret I ha[...]
Hello my friends,
I can see things are really tough for poor Italy, Spain and others gradually not looking too good as well. Here in Greece things start to escalate in a bad way, we will see how it goes. Hoping for the best, bel[...]
F-5A Freedom Fighter
Turkish Airforce 14904
5th Main Jet Base
Date of Arrival: 01 December 1987
Kit: Testors (1966 Hawk Mold)
Paints: Tamiya, Mr. Hobby, Vallejo
Airbrush: Sparmax SP020
I want to thank Louis Gardner for starting this group build and inviting me to come along with my cat entry. Since I was a little late to the party I picked a kit that I thought would be simple and fast. So presented for your view today is the [...]
Hello, This is the testors Tornado, But it really is Italeri kit. Not to bad of a kit with some work
I built it because i like the camouflage colors. I used resin seats and used model master
paints. Decals are from the kit, not bad. Used a pen[...]
I happened recently to re-read some of the material on Hanna Reitsch's flights in the Me 163 B. On YouTube I then revisited her famous description of 'riding on a canon-ball' in an interview and clip that related her 5th flight in the Komet (one[...]
following my previous articles about Vietnam era helicopters, this is time for a fixed-wing!
In late ‘60s USAF introduced twin-powered Cessna O-2A to replace single engine Cessna O-1 (my next project).
Testors/Italeri kit is acceptable b[...]