This is the second of these battle sets that my son and I have put together (the first one having been their El Alamein set), and we are liking them quite a bit.
This enjoyable kit represents a Messerschmitt that took part in the Battle of Britain from an aerodrome in Holland. I must say, I enjoy painting the German mottled camouflage, which […]
Here we have made a replica of the El Alamein battle in 1/72 using Italeri’s El Alamein battle set. Not only did it come with models and buildings, but we […]
Here we have several recent additions to our collection: the SdKfz 263 (which my son and I have dubbed “the ugliest armored car”) by Roden; the SdKfz 231 and 232 […]
A nifty aircraft with notable STOL characteristics, the Storch gained some fame as Rommel’s scout aircraft, and as the getaway vehicle in Otto Skorzeny’s mission to fetch Mussolini from his […]
I like many of the subjects I can find in the UM Models catalogue, but for clean parts, clear instructions and ease of construction, I must say it’s not my […]
During the pandemic I have been building a lot of models with my son, but I have not been posting — with a young family and teacher’s job, I haven’t […]
If you want to immerse yourself in the building of a particular model aircraft, a book from the “Flight Craft” series could make the perfect companion for your project. Like […]
This post has a new destroyer in it, Z38 (Zerstörer 1936 Narvik Klasse). This post also has our Bismarck battleship in it. One of my favorite ships is the Prinz […]
The kit featured here, Airfix’s excellent new-tool Stuka in desert camouflage, was most enjoyable to build.