A wee tutorial of sorts on one of the methods I use to age an aircraft's airframe. The finished article (more…)
Hi Yawl, Finished at last my little addition to the D-Day Build, the Academy Hawker Typhoon b1 in 1/72 scale
originally i was going to build the MPM A-20G Havoc but got completely bogged down with that one plus as per MPM's usual kits it had th[...]
Tiffy, a well-known British single-seat fighter-bomber. This is addition to my previous two models. HobbyBoss "Easy Assemble" 1/72 kit, very funny and fast build. Build thread here -
The Monogram Typhoon is copyrighted 1967, though I don't remember seeing it before 1969. Whatever. It's old. Supposedly been completely replaced by the Hasegawa kits in 2000-2001. They go for US$45.00 or so. This goes for $16, and the LHS h[...]
Traditionally, the hallmark of a successful aircraft manufacturing company has been that future requirements should always be the concern of the Chief Designer and the project team. In other words, when the latest project has been accepted[...]
We'd all know that old aircraft are awesome. They’re full of interesting shapes, texture, detail. Moreover, nothing looks better than an old fighter in a colorful paint scheme!
UK-based digital avaiation artist took this idea to a whole new [...]
This is the aircraft of Sq Ldr. R.P.Beamont, leader of 609 Squadron. I have no further information on the details of this squadron or it's leader.
This is the Hasegawa 1/48 kit and it was made out of the box with the exception of AeroMaster dec[...]
Hasegawa's excellent Typhoon made better with the inclusion of Barracuda cockpit, wheels and exhaust, invasion stripes, roundels and fin flashes were painted with the Montex Masks, I'm really liking these masks.
Having just got back into this hobby and seeing the posts, I thought I would add my little Tiffie.
I know that it is not that brilliant and that the standards here are very good but to read and learn from the comments will help me no end.
Italeri is probably known for it's crisp molding, and ease of construction, and this kit was no exception. It was a fairly quick build, and gave me another opportunity to play with a "Tiger Meet" scheme.