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Don’t Forget the Tow Tractor! 1/32 Trumpeter US Aircraft Tow Tractor

Just finished the Trumpeter 1/32 F6F-5 Hellcat and did not even realize I had another model in the box! That's right a nice little bonus thrown in by Trumpeter. It's a nicely detailed, US Moto-tow Tractor. The Hellcat I just finished was su[...]

Burial at Sea

F-14B Tomcat AA/105, VF-103 “Jolly Roger” – (scale 1:32)

Model Tamiya 1/32 "Grumman F-14A Tomcat Black Knights - cat. 60313. Model made straight from the box. I've only changed the nozzles (I borrowed from the Trumpeter set), I added two bombs GBU-31 JDAM (from Academy sets) and a few other modificati[...]

1/48 Classic Airframes TA-4J USN Adversary

This TA-4J kit was sitting for quite a while, and I finally finished it off at the end of this summer. Airbrushed gray but hand brushed tan and green- with brushed touchups on the gray area. I used Afterburner decals although the same markings a[...]

National Naval Aviatin Museum, Pensacola Fla, Pt 2. Hangar Bay One,plus

Basically shots of more modern aircraft, that weren't in the main section. The actual name plate off the now scrapped Forrestal, and the memorial plaque honoring those that perished in the fire off Vietnam, it used to hang in the hangar bay. Th[...]

National Naval Aviation Museum,Pensacola Fla. Part one, Flightline Ramp

Checked off an item from my bucket list, last weekend. Limited photos of the outside ramp, Jaime Carreon covered the other areas recently. One note, the C-130 is supposed to be the one that flew onto and of the Forrestal in the early sixties. Pi[...]

The “Scooter” – Douglas A-4E Skyhawk, VA-195 “Dambusters” – 1:48

Hi All! This is a result of the excellent 10 part "The Wietnam War" documentary serie ( I've seen recently. Actually this A-4 was around a while just I was too lazy to publish it here and frankly I've been busy recently with work stuffs so model[...]

WIP: 6th and Final Update: Trumpeter 1/32 SBD-3 “Midway Variant”

Well this is the 6th update for my commissioned build of this SBD. It is now completely painted, weathered, and sealed with Vallejo Matte Acrylic Varnish. Started today with the model approximately 90% complete. What remained was the attachme[...]

Project Completed: 1/48 HobbyBoss US Navy F3H-2 Demon

I finally finished my latest workbench project; the F3H-2 Demon in 1/48. If you would like to hear more about my build experience please take a look at my recent build article posted last week, or, on my blog. I had not built a high-visibility[...]

TBM-1C Avenger, VT-7 USS Hancock (1:48, Accurate Miniatures)

This was my second kit in 1:48 scale - and a lot of memories! I love this airplane, I loved the kit, which has truly a lot of amazing details allowing you to build excellent model straight from the box. My only improvement was replacing of radio[...]
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