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[...]
Another plane on EDO floats ,do see the theme, I actually worked for EDO in the eighties. This kit builds the prototype , I think they were in service in the Dutch East Indies in the early part of WW 2. A nimble aircraft, I posted a video of one[...]
This Recce Phantom is my group build contribution. Relatively fun kit to put together. There were no details in the cockpit, so I did a bit of scratch building to add a center bulkhead, beef up the instrument panels to give them some dimension,[...]
I recently received this kit and have started building already. It's been a while since I posted here so I though it was time to change that.
As you can see here I have started with the priming of the main parts trees. This is being followe[...]
Here's another recently completed motorcycle. The 1/9 Scale Testors Heritage Softail. I got this one soon after finishing the IMEX Heritage. I expected things to be a bit different but that wasn't to be the case. This model is EXACTLY the sa[...]
This Pacific diorama has a similar theme to that of "All Washed-Up", posted here a few weeks ago. The Zero used in the earlier piece was depicted as part-destroyed, and, having the 'missing' pieces still to hand, I incorporated them into the dra[...]