American Volunteer Group squadron flight leader Robert 'R. T (“for tadpole”) Smith standing next to his P-40 Warhawk fighter, Kunming, China, 23 May 1942.
Smith resigned his commission as a second lieutenant in 1941 in order to join Colonel [...]
I just finished this one earlier today. 1/72 Special Hobby P-40N painted with MRP paints. The only things added were the gunsight bead from master and Eduard steel seatbelts. The markings are from DK decals and represent a P-40N from the 418th N[...]
My recent completion of the 1/48, Airfix, P-40B. Other than using an Ultracast seat it was built out of the box, painted with Vallejo Model Air and minimal weathering with artist oils pin wash and dry brushing to highlight. The exhaust[...]
A quick easy build after my Special Hobby Fiat Br20. Amt 1/48 P-40N-20 Cleopatra 111 flown by Wing Commander G Atherton 80 Squadron RAAF Noemfoor July 1944.
Very simple build. I almost didn't post cause it's nothing special but I enjoyed it,[...]
This is 1/32 Eduard (Hasegawa sprues) P-40N Warhawk finished with the markings of famous Lulu Belle
No need to after market additions due to Eduard's Profipack contents like resin wheels, exhausts, PE instrument panel parts and kabuki tape mask[...]
First I want to thank Jaime Carreon for starting this group build. From the beginning I knew I wanted to be part of it, but didn't know what I should build. Than it became clear it had to be a Flying Tiger P-40 due to their defining Tiger Shark [...]
My final submission for this fun GB started by David Thomas. Really thought I was finished with this GB until I pulled this kit off the shelf. Why not enter one more just for fun, besides it's another P-40 for my collection. Built pretty much O[...]
Many thanks to Jamie Carreon for starting this Group Build, the amount of subjects as well as various models that can be entered are truly endless. My addition is the Hasegawa P-40N that's been around for awhile but still builds up as an excelle[...]
Today’s Air Force has decided to emphasize its history as a means of unit inspiration. This has resulted in units with real “history” as the service decides which unit designations will continue in active service, so that one finds the 1st Figh[...]
Model improved with full scratch built interior, add new wheels from my spare parts box.
Added new machine guns and new pitot from syringe needles.
Painted mostly using Tamiya and Gunze aqueous Hobby Colours acrylics.