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A book: Fighters of World War II

This is a book I find myself coming back to every now and then. If you are into american hardware (plus the odd Spitfire) this is a must have. Written by Jeffrey L Ethell and Robert T Sand it is jam packed with mostly Sand's colour photos and sh[...]

Spitfirepalooza Continues!

Another model completed during the Great Hunkering Down, the Eduard 1/72 Spitfire Mk. VIII. This is my first 1/72 Eduard Spit and as has been said by many before, these kits are great! I will definitely do more.

British Style…Tamiya 1/48 North American P-51B Mustang 334th FS USAAF

Built in 2018. Tamiya Mustang Mk.III kit, main markings are from Kits World Decals, the rest from Aeromaster and the kit. Vallejo Metal Color Aluminium for the NMF, Gunze and Tamiya acrylics for the rest, brass wire for the whip antenna. To get [...]

Bostwick’s colourful P-47M Thunderbolt (1/48 scale

A 1/48 scale Tamiya kit build of Major George Bostwick's extremely colourful P-47M 'Hotrod' Thunderbolt as it was in mid-1945 after shooting down a Messerschmitt Me-262A jet. To celebrate this feat, it was marked with the addition of a black cow[...]

North American P-51-D Mustang “Blondie” WWII USA military aircraft 1:48 TAMIYA model, built out of box + Eduard seatbelts

North American P-51-D Mustang "Blondie" WWII USA military aircraft 1:48 TAMIYA model, built out of box + Eduard seatbelts. P-51 Mustang was the most famous American fighter of WW2. Extremely fast and highly manoeuvrable. This particular aircra[...]

Big Beautiful Doll – P-51D Mustang in 1/48

This is a build of Col John Landers' famous 'Big Beautful Doll' with a bit of a twist - at the end of World War 2 he became commander of the 361st Fighter Group which had yellow noses and medium blue trim instead of the 78th Fighter Group's more[...]

USAF Memphis Belle Crewman, WWII, 120mm Verlinden figure

Another 120mm resin Verlinden figure, this one is a crewman of the famous Memphis Belle B-17 bomber, the 1st one to have successfuly finished 25 missions (which allowed the crew members to "retire", back to the US; some did it, but others volunt[...]

USAF Fighter Pilot, WWII, 120mm Verlinden figure

Ok, here go those Verkinden figures I did some 30-35 years ago or so. I don't have an acrylic protection for them so for all these years they have been collecting dust on shelves, moving from place to place a few times... Glad they are still ma[...]