Back in 2007 I found a photo of this P-47D Thunderbolt and I bought a kit of it. The decals came from "AeroMaster Decals." When we moved from Colorado in 2016 to a town near the Los Angeles area of California, the model was placed in one of m[...]
At the end of the year, it's always nice to see everyone's , 'Year in Review'!! I do have a couple that are close, but they won't count, because this article deals with completed kits.
All these kits are 1:48 Scale, from multiple [...]
A 1/48 scale Tamiya kit build of Major George Bostwick's extremely colourful P-47M 'Hotrod' Thunderbolt as it was in mid-1945 after shooting down a Messerschmitt Me-262A jet. To celebrate this feat, it was marked with the addition of a black cow[...]
My friend, the late Archie Maltbie, had a pretty interesting D-Day story. That day he flew his first combat mission, as a pilot in the 365th "Hellhawks" Fighter Group of the 9th Air Force. From my article in this month's Aeroplane Magazine:
Typical Tamiya build...Loved it from end to end, (Except the decals,...YUK)
Kit was a pleasure to build, and I am currently working on another, as well as a Razorback version.
Markings are those of a P-47 flown by Capt. Edward Curry Powell, 510[...]
The Battle of the Denmark Strait was a short, intense encounter that was a humanitarian disaster for the Royal Navy. In the early hours of May 24th 1941, the HMS Hood was sunk and with 1,418 souls on board, a staggering and scarcely believable[...]
Small build of this ww2 war bird. 🇺🇲
This is my recent Razorback build. The kit is Tamiya’s excellent P-47D Thunderbolt in 1:72 scale. No problems at all, except my own build errors here and there...
Painting olive drab have been a real challenge for me, simply all of my previous a[...]
Scale 1/48 ,Monogram kit ..Tauro model decals , academy paddle propeller and AMT F 7 F tigercat engine .