The “Zeke” models pictured here are actually based on the aircraft in The Eternal Zero. Tamiya came out with a version of the A6M5 with decals to match the fictitious squadron shown in the film.
A very nice recent addition to the Airfix product catalog, shown here with my Academy B-17G.
Judged by some to have been “the best night fighter of the war,” the Uhu (“Eagle Owl”) incorporated everything the Germans had learned about aerial combat in the dark.
Here I revisit an old model I first built in the 1970s, posed with some of the accessories I have lately completed for such Luftwaffe projects.
Complemented here by Hasegawa’s ground crew. This kit was probably my last foray into the realm of jet aircraft for a while…
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 […]
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 past summer I re-watched The Longest Day and A Bridge Too Far and launched myself into an airborne-themed jag that has included transport planes, gliders, vehicles, figures and a new, larger […]
This set of photos may be taken as a companion to my earlier set of Spitfire shots, but here I use my newer airfield bases and sky background. (I take […]
Here we have an imagined 8th Air Force field with Academy’s “Special Nose Art Edition” B-17G Mount n Ride. The Quonset huts are by Italeri.