10th February 1943. No. 139 Squadron, RAF, was formed in July of 1918 in Italy and was originally outfitted with Bristol F2b fighter aircraft. It was disbanded on 7 March 1919, regrouping in September of ‘36 flying Hawker Hinds and then Brist[...]
My final model of 2018 – Yak-1b "Liberated Donbass" of 257th IAP, Yugoslavia, late 1945. The kit by Accurate Miniatures, repackaged by Eduard with some PE parts and masks. This is completely OOB build, I've only added Pitot tube made from brass [...]
Here it is my first completed in 2018 kit. This time it is Yak-1 from Eduard wich is re pack of Accurate Miniatures kit with Eduard goodies like PE parts and Masks. Goes together rather well some sink marks and ejection pin marks to [...]
This little fellow is ready for inspection. This is a short run model and needs a little more work, but in the end it gets a solid model.
The aircraft was operated by Lydia Litvyak.
The photos are poor quality, so I apologize t[...]
I started building this model on a business trip I took last year up in Syracuse NY. It was small and fit in the luggage well.
I had built one of these kits when it was originally released by Accurate Miniatures a few years back, so I knew w[...]
Of the many types of warplanes used by the Soviet Air Forces during the Second World War, the most celebrated, successful and widely-used were the series of fighters by the design bureau led by Alexander Sergei Yakovlev. Though they lacked the r[...]
Old kit from ZTS, with lot of scratchbuilding and improvements - new prop and spinner, all panels rescribed, completely scratchbuilt interior, modified landing gear and main wheels, hollowed out exhausts and gun barrels, etc. Canopy is from Hase[...]