On 28 November 1940, Wing Commander (he was the youngest flyer in the Luftwaffe to hold this rank) Helmut Wick of JG 2 went missing south off the coast of the Isle of Wight, South England. His body was never recovered and remains listed as mis[...]
Just finished her today. Love the marking on this one. Different then the typical ones you always see wi the big star and bars . I used the Kits world decals. Paints i use are Tamiya., AK extreme metal, MRP paint :)
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This Aircraft was the P-47D -2-re 42-75855 code 5F-A This aircraft was based at RAF Boxted Essex 1944
The physical rating was 4-F or 5-F, Any aircraft holding this rating was unfit for service . The letters WW
(War Weary).aircraft sat on t[...]
My first P47 1/48 with Brazilian Air Force WW2 colors. They engaged ground targets in Italy, in 1944/45. Based in Tarquinia, these birds were assigned to the First Brazilian Fighter Group, operating under US forces.
Finishing up another shelf of doom. The Kits World Decals are fantastic Wash and flat coat complete . Next to get the last of the parts painted . Going to try a little chipping on the wing area pilot & crew would walk on .
"One of the most unusual victory claims of any P-47 pilot was made by Colonel Joseph L Laughlin of the 379th FS, 362nd FG, when flew 'Five by five' from Etain, France, in March 1945. During an attack on Brest harbour in 1944 he evidently managed[...]
For your evaluation guys….
For your evaluation guys....
Rebuild from an old-beaten up Matchbox kit from the 80's. Unpainted it, and did it again, just to test some techniques.
The last varnish coat produced a 'whitish' look :-/
Well, the pics were taken quite a few years ago, and depict some of the then still survivors from my aircraft building "golden age", many, many moons ago (between 35 to 40 years ago!) .
All these, and at least as many as these (mainly aircr[...]