Hello friends, this kit is the Grumman F3F-2 from Accurate Miniatures, with some figures from Tamiya and Tori Factory. I have built the kit about 10 years ago and the model was gathering dust because of lack of space in my showcase. I [...]
Hasegawa's 1/72 F/A-18F, built in 6 days. I used Mr.Color mainly to paint and weathering. I set figures made by Tori Factory.
This is the second of the 1:72 helicopters I built for my club's 2021 theme build of Rescue and Recovery. It's mostly the Revell H-19A kit, but I also purchased a copy of the Italeri H-19B kit and used some of its parts interchangeably. I [...]
I assembled and painted the Tamiya Corsair in about 5 days. The painting was done mainly by hand with a brush. I used a light gray color that is not very noticeable on the panel lines to make the model look bigger than it is.
It is big bird, looking either elegant and weird. It was planned as turboprop-powered heavy attack fighter for US Navy carrier decks in 1950s. However, Navy did not allowed the plane to operate due to troublesome power unit and due to its [...]
This is a resin kit that included a few sheets of PE details that I built almost completely out of the box. I did add after-market 5"/38 guns and turrets as well as 40mm Bofors, and 20mm Oerlikon guns. I've found that photoetch AA is [...]
This is one of Capt. David McCampbell's Hellcats. The kit is well engineered, the fit is great. List of modifications: -riveted the entire surface -changed the .50 cal barrels to metal tubes -brake cabels added to the landing gears -made [...]
I thought I'd finally get around to posting this Corsair I built last year, making it so all my Corsairs are uploaded here in one form or another. This model in particular taught me a lot and I am planning on basically remaking it (but as [...]
Bonjour chers iModelers, This is my rendition of the colourful TA-4J Skyhawk of the VT-7. This version is quite known, but I wanted to have it in my showcase ! The Hasegawa kits comes with some issues, as often with this brand. But the [...]
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 [...]