I thoroughly enjoyed this one and am quite chuffed with it.
It gave me one or two fit issues which I think were more caused by my butchery of the plastic than by manufacture.
Edit: Just noticed that I've not removed the masking from th[...]
Built in 2018. The excellent Zvezda kit, Eduard seatbelts added, EZ Line for the antenna wires. For the AMT-1, -4, -7 and -12 camo my dad used the new AK Interactive Real Color Air paints.
12th Guards Divebomber Regiment in 1944
I get inspired by the planes I fly in flight simulators. Go figure. I've flown the LaGG-3 in IL2-GB and hated every minute of it. Once I stepped up to the La-5 I had something approaching the same revelatory moment pilots had when they traded i[...]
Pain-free. Go slow, enjoy the build and mind the gunsight glass so the carpet monster doesn't eat it.
The blue decal for the spinner is poorly sized and if you use it, the decal won't conform no matter what decal setting solution you use. I ju[...]
Mittens are all the rage on the internet right now, so I'll get in on the action and post this, the 1/48 Zvezda Yak-130 "Mitten"
Originally a joint project between Aermacchi (now Leonardo) and Yakovlev for a subsonic jet trainer with secondary[...]
That Tempest II in July is nice. Hopefully the S.199 will be in 1/48 first. 4-cannon Fw-190A-5 is also interesting, as is the Spitfire V in the fall. I like the Fw-190F-8.
Doing 109Es with the Special Hobby kit is great - that is absolutely t[...]
In my opinion, this is a very good Zvezda kit. It is built from a box and does not contain an upgrade.
His painting was inspired by the scheme seen in the Panda set.
I hope you like it.
Full writeups of these will come in due time. Why do I have a feeling I'm going to have the same amount of free time in 2021?
Hi to all
Finalized one more Yakovlev Yak-3, this time in colors of Yugoslav acrobatic team from 1950. Acro group consisted from 2 Yak's, one in bright red and one in bright yellow color.
Zvezda model in 1/72, very soft plastic, need correcti[...]
Built in 2015.
Zvezda kit with decals from LF Models, painted with Gunze and Tamiya acrylics, antenna wires with EZ Line.
In 1943 the Spanish Airforce received about a dozen F-4s which were stationed partly in France and Spain. Not much info a[...]