Kit by MPM Models. After-market canopy masking by Eduard. Although I have been working steadily on various builds over the last several months, I have been on a posting hiatus […]
These images reflect the project I describe in my previous post.
I have continued my recent break from the prop planes of WW2 by building three F-104 Starfighters. The Starfighter’s sleek, pointy design seems to me to embody the Rocket Age. […]
My son and I got these shots while we had the diorama out for my previous Phantom post. These pre-painted, easy-assembly kits from Squadron Models look quite nice and make […]
I’m realizing lately that a lot of times I seem to be trying to revisit childhood memories with my hobby. I don’t know if that’s terribly healthy, but for whatever it’s worth, here is my Phantom — pun intended?
This Lancaster turned out really well, if I do say so… Here I have posed it with other Airfix accoutrements, such as the Control Tower, R.A.F. Personnel and the WWII RAF Bomber Re-Supply Set.
This modest setup was inspired by the Rommel in Africa books I recently reviewed. I have attempted to show a “Rommel” figure (one in and one out of the Sdkfz. 250/3 command vehicle) as if he is touring a defensive line or camp under construction.
As my adult model-building hobby era has continued apace, building a new version of this old favorite was on my to-do list, and here I share the results of building Heller’s kit of the “Tante Ju,” imagined on a snowy airstrip.
This is the diorama inspired by my completion of early-war French tanks and a couple of new farmhouses…
Once I had broken through my reluctance with these kits, I found them rather enjoyable to build.