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Work in Progress: Update 4—1/48 Vintage Tamiya F-15A Eagle

Ok this is my 4th and final update for this build until a final reveal. Here is a link to Update 3: Still plugging along slowly but surely. Most of the work still continues on the final finish paintwork with application of decals. It was ve[...]

New Project Update: 1/48 Vintage F-15A Eagle

This is a follow up to the following Article: I have completed painting the 2-tone Compass Grey Camo using HATAKA "Ultimate USAF F-15 Paint Set". The basic 2-colors used from this set are the Light Ghost Grey and the Dark Ghost Grey. These w[...]

New Project: Vintage Tamiya 1/48 F-15A

This kit is old! Maybe I should say "Vintage". I remember this being on the shelves as a young model maker and not being able to afford this F-15 because it was a Tamiya.....The Good Stuff! BUT, unfortunately these days it is not anything to [...]

Dawn Patrol Rendezvous

Traveled up north to the USAF Museum to attend the marking of 100th Anniversary of the WWI, or as the event was titled Dawn Patrol Rendezvous. Well attended even for a brisk cloudy day, and there were lots of displays, antique cars, re-in actors[...]

Time Capsule: 1989 Visit to the Commemorative Air Force Museum

In 1989, I was an instructor pilot flying the T-37 trainer at Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Although I had a previous assignment in Oklahoma teaching basic students to fly in the T-37, this tour was different because we were t[...]

1/48 Monogram Pro-Modeler F-84 Thunderjet

This is a fairly older model I finally decided to build last year. It sat in my stash for many years. I do apologize for the terrible picture quality, unfortunately they are the only pictures I have left of this model. The model was sold some[...]

Republic F 84E-10-RE Thunderjet, 49-2233, Skyblazers Team, 22nd FBS, 36th FBG, 12th AF, USAFE Furstenfeldbruck Germany 1951.

1/72 Tamiya, converted from a G to an E model by extending the tail, changing the speed brake and filling the auxiliary intakes and refueling port, I extended some of the gun barrels and modified the hatch attachment, finished in MM enamels with[...]