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Vought F4U-1D Corsair – US Navy VF-84 – USS Bunker Hill – Febr.1945

Bonjour chers iModelers, I am glad to introduce my latest model, a very classic Corsair from VF-84, but I wanted it on my shelf. It is the well-known Tamiya kit which is, despite of its age, a more than excellent kit. My first try with chippin[...]

Academy 1/700 USS Enterprise CV-6 “Modeler’s Edition”

Kit: Academy 1/700 USS Enterprise CV-6 "Modeler's Edition" History: The USS Enterprise CV-6 was the seventh US Navy vessel of that name and the sixth US aircraft carrier. She was a Yorktown-class carrier commissioned in 1936 and was one of onl[...]

Vought F4U 1D CORSAIR US Navy WW2 military aircraft 1/72 scale Revell kit

Technical data: built out of Revell kit + resin wheels. History: WMF 214 (Black Sheeps) commander aircraft flown by pilot "Pappy" Boyington.

A “Ford” I Like

We all run into those kits that for one reason or another turns into a challenge to complete and takes much longer than anticipated. Well this one turned out to be one of those for me. I won’t bore you with the details except to say that Walthe[...]

A-7E Corsair II, Trumpeter 1:32

As many successful constructions, also Corsair is real beauty beast - robust, durable, reliable, serving in many countries can deliver deadly ordnance to whatever target. Its upperwing allowing to carry large variety of bombs, rockets, electroni[...]

1/72 F-14A VF-32 Mig-killer “Gypsy 202”

Kit: Hasegawa 1/72 Grumman F-14A Tomcat "USS John F. Kennedy Fighter Squadrons" History: On January 4, 1989, two US F-14 Tomcats of VF-32 Swordsmen downed two Lybian Mig-23 floggers. The Tomcats were AC-207 flying lead and AC-202 as wingman. *i[...]

1/72 HobbyBoss F-14D Super Tomcat VF-2 Bounty Hunters

1/72 HobbyBoss F-14D Super Tomcat. I went with the VF-2 Bounty Hunters CAG bird (the kit has 3 decal options!). Overall the kit was a really nice build that went together well. No major issues at all. A couple of areas needed just a bit of putty[...]

1/700 scale USS Sacramento AOE-1 (Trumpeter)

Greetings , This is another naval build which was an OOB. The 1/700 scale kit is from Trumpeter which is the only manufacturer to date to produce this class of vessel. The kit overall was satisfying to build the fittings and detail look good f[...]

F-4J Phantom Tamiya 1/32

Its been quite a while since I have posted anything so thought maybe time to do some more. I have been modelling away and frequently visit this and other sites. Maybe I been inspired! I have always loved the F-4 Phantom and managed to get the T[...]

USS Laffey Survived waves Kamikaze off Okinawa (1/700)

1/700 Scale Gearing (Snowman Model) Detail-up used photo-etching only for radars and handrails. And I referred to the link below.