A really fascinating - that's right, I said FASCINATING! - article on Sir Peter Jackson and Gene DeMarco. If you wondered why WNW got dragged down with the rest of the wreckage, this will fill you in.
Hi... hope you're all well, guys... :-). My next offering is quite a challenging and delicate kit, but certainly an eye-catcher once complete. For some time I've wanted to do a 'wood effect' finish and try to replicate the linen-covered wing[...]
Hi, guys... this is my latest offering of a 1/32 scale WW1 aircraft, the beautiful Pfalz D.IIIa. This was a very nice model to build, with no major issues other that the rather neat fit of the lower wing, but once carefully persuaded to click i[...]
This is the WnW kit “Von Richtofen”. For the realization I used some aftermarket products. For the engine I used the distribution kit of "Taurus model", the lozenge decals are of "Aviattic" and the turnbukles are of "Gaspatch model". The woodg[...]
Richard Alexander of WNW has announced they will not be re-opening. WNW is over. This apparently has to do with a larger issue involving government subsidies to film production in "Wellywood" and Sir Peter Jackson's company Weta. Sprue Brother[...]
I started this kit over a month ago and it's been a lot of fun, although I must say that I'm getting a little bored with it and really want to start on the 1/32 Tamiya Mosquito that keeps calling to me. But, I have to resist and finish this, fir[...]
Designed by the famed Ernst Heinkel in late 1916, the W-12 was developed as a 2-seat patrol and recon seaplane for the German Imperial Navy and gave excellent account of itself in combat with RNAS patrol craft and airships in the North Sea and [...]
Some images about my latest work.
Youtube has another neat film short done in Germany during the Great War. Showing some very involved manufacture of Albatros aircraft...from wood stock selection to final finish.
Fokker D VII in the colours of The 15th Polish fighting squadron flown by the second lieutenant Antoni Bartkowiak , dated from the Bolshevik war in 1920, or immediately after. The condition probably after March 1921. The model covered in Aviatti[...]