A beutiful kit by Kitty Hawk, I recomend it to everyone who is looking for detailed and quality helicopter kit. For $40 it includes detailed cockpit panels, colored paint/decal instructions and PE parts for seatbelts and fuselage details. Parts [...]
I've finally worked up the courage to make my first ever post online of my own scale model.
I have my eye on the Tamiya 1/32 F4U-1A but will have to save up for that one! I blame iModeler for my longing for the 1/32 Tamiya F4U because I was web[...]
In Cape Town, South Africa where I live we are plagued by mountain/bush fires in our summer, the so-called " Fire Season". Traditionally this has always been part of our lives, and in recent years an organization called Working on Fire has come[...]
Into the final stages of the build now, but first I wanted to revisit a comment I made in Part 2 about the side vents at the base of the rotor mast. There have been one or two comments about this and I wanted to clarify an issue.
Step 11 in t[...]
The first part of this review can be found here:
Moving on with the main body of the machine, I'm now finding a few discrepancies - nothing major, but you need your wits about you.
In these photos, you can see that there are a few instruct[...]
Bell UH-1D/H Iroquois (Huey)
Manufacturer: Kitty Hawk
The Bell HU-1 Iroquois was developed in the 1950s for the US Army. The "HU" company development reference led to the n[...]
This is one of my latest builds. Hopefully, I'll have enough time to post more in the upcoming days.
This is the Italeri's tiny 1/72 AB-204 of the Italian Army in the SAR outfit.
There is not much to say about the kit apart from the po[...]
Here comes a build from 2015.
First of all, sorry fro the poor lighting issue with the pics.
Not much to say, but to be honest, the only good things with this particular kit were the box art and the decals.
Never have I seen such poor molding f[...]
1/72 Italeri, I modified and added a few things, finished in Revell, MM and Tamiya enamels with Future over Hawkeye decals. --------- I have just changed the main rotor 2019-08-13.
1/72 Revell, I modified a few things, finished in MM, Humbrol and Tamiya enamels, altered to suit the Fujimi kit decals with Future over all.