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.
I have posted dioramas on this topic in the past (for instance here), but this summer I had a little time to spend on creating a couple of new boards to […]
First, I want to touch upon an issue I have never yet addressed on these pages, but which bears a word or two of acknowledgment. Since starting this blog a couple […]
These are much the same images as in my previous post, but in black and white. I like the photos in color. I like them in black and white. What to […]
I have always loved the look of the P-40, and not just because of the “shark’s mouth” it often seems to be sporting. The rounded edges of the tail and […]
I just finished building Academy’s 1/72 B-17G “Special Nose Art Edition” — after five months of work. It’s not that the finished model is so amazing down to every detail after […]
This is the Airfix Bit o Lace with the Hasegawa fuel truck, the Academy runway tractor and the Rocco 1 1/2-ton truck.