It was while making this model, back when it was first released by in 2014, that I learnt a relation of mine, Charles Edward Shawyer had been killed in 1918 whilst serving with the 11th Tank Battalion.
After a search on the internet I came acro[...]
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[...]
Despite being in awe of the WW1 fighters I had stayed away from building them for many years due to the lack of decent kits in my preferred scale of 1/32, as well as, the inherent challenges of the breed. Then I heard of this fantastic, at the [...]
The reflections are of other club members models at a meeting, but the effect is kinda neat.