This Trumpeter model has only been made with the kit's photo-etched parts and adding only Flyhawk ladders. The kit represents the early version of the ship and has been modified to include the aft Phalanx. Numerous modifications have been made a[...]
As some of you may know, the 1/32 Trumpeter Lightning falls short on a lot of fronts. The kit however is a very straightforward build out of the box and it does resemble a Lightning should you choose to build it this way.
I had previously buil[...]
This is my Trumpeter 1/32 Shenyang J-5 (歼-5), a Chinese-built single-seat jet interceptor and fighter aircraft, derived from the license-built MiG-17F. The first J-5 (Φ0101), performed its initial flight on 19 July 1956 with test [...]
Generic photo-etchings with other details in scracth.
The main guns have been replaced with those of Rb models. I have replaced the chains with others made with copper wire and the fore and aft masts have also been completely rebuilt. The Trumpe[...]
I bought this kit last weeked on exhibition in Tovačov (Czech republic) I know this is not super correct kit, but i very like this bird. He was born too late and his life was too short. And i did this what if marking.
Excellent Trumpeter kit,one of the best fit I have seen yet...hope you like it...
Something different, amazing kit from Trumpeter.
Enjoy the pictures
I took a detour from a couple of long-term in-progress projects to build up this multi-turret 'land battleship.' It is a nice little kit of an interesting subject. But given the small scale, there are some delicate fiddly parts, particularly t[...]