Words and Pictures by David Henyk If you want to have a Hawker Spanish Fury in your collection you have only one choice. Amodel offers this type in three versions, Yugoslav, Spanish and British. The kit represents typical Amodel quality, plastic parts with decent details fit well. I added a couple of details here and … More 1/72 Amodel Hawker Fury, Captured Nationalist Markings
Words and pictures by Christian Grimm from Germany. On behalf of Lufthansa and Swiss Air, Ernst Heinkel first built the Heinkel He70 as a civil aircraft in 1932. With its 362 km/h top speed it was the fastest airplane in those days, resulting in its nickname “Blitz” which is the German word for flash.Later it … More 1/72 ICM Heinkel He-70 F2
Pictures by Glenn Wilson 1/72 Italeri Cant CRDA Z501 flying Boat, Regia Aeronautica.
Words and pictures by Glenn Wilson 1/72 Special Hobby Lockheed 10a Electra, Spanish Nationalists The twin-engined Electra was one of the most successful of the modern twins replacing the single-engined airliners (on safety grounds) As a general rule I am not very interested in civilian planes, but when Special Hobby brought out these two … More 1/72 Special Hobby Lockheed 10a Electra, Spanish Nationalists
Words and pictures by Glenn Wilson 1/72 Dekno (Resin) Vultee V.1A, Spanish Nationalists The Nationalists captured four of these fast 8-seater airliners during delivery and used them as transports This Dekno kit was very badly moulded, probably having been removed from the moulds while still warm, with a lump of resin coming off and … More 1/72 Dekno (Resin) Vultee V.1A, Spanish Nationalists
Words and pictures by Glenn Wilson 1/72 RS Models Heinkel 112 V9 (B type), Kondor Legion The Heinkel 112 V9 was the prototype for the production version of the Heinkel 112B which was the result of a quick and major redesign after the He 112A’s failure against the Bf 109 – it arrived … More 1/72 RS Models Heinkel 112 V9 (B type), Kondor Legion
Words and pictures by Glenn Wilson 1/72 RS Models (Resin) Heinkel 112 V6 (A type) Kondor Legion The Heinkel 112 V6 was a prototype of the Heinkel 112A, which ultimately lost out to the Messerschmitt 109 in the competition for the next Luftwaffe fighter. Its cannon armament was hoped to be useful for tank-busting, and … More 1/72 RS Models Heinkel 112 V6 (A type) Kondor Legion
History: Unit: Grupo 62 Aviacion Legionaria Serial: 62-9 Spain, 1939. This Z.501 arrived in Spain in November 1937. On March 6th, 1939 it was damaged by I-15 fighters and was forced to splash down on the sea. It later managed to take off and reach Formentera. I intend to finish off the rigging and add … More 1/72 Italeri Cant Z 501 Flying Boat, Spain, 1939
Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-3, 6-123 of the 3.J/88 flown by Hans Schmoller-Haldy in Spain 1938. A wonderful kit, build log can be found here 1/48 Eduard Bf 109 E-3 Build Log Part 1 I decided to add it to a base and sourced a couple of figures from Hecker & Goros.
Kit manufacture: Italeri Scale: 1/72 Type: CR.32 Chirri Extras used: Uschi super fine rigging thread, metal wire foot hold Paints and colours used: Tamiya custom mixes for yellow, grey and brown. Green dashes xf71 cockpit green. Flory dark dirt wash and Tamiya flat clear Military Aviazione Legionaria (Italian Legionary Air Force 1936-1939) Sqn. a. Aut. … More 1/72 Italeri CR.32 Chirri, Spain 1938