An in box review for the 1/48 Flying Machines Fiat G.50 Series 1. A short run kit with plenty of resin and etch brass added, a very unusual version of this well know aircraft with markings for a single aircraft from the Spanish Civil War. Advertisements
Words and pictures by Nicolas Protonotarios The Fiat CR.32 was a compact, robust and highly manoeuvrable fighter, designed by Celestino Rosatelli, that gained a reputation as one of the most outstanding fighter biplanes of the 1930s. It was overtaken subsequently by more advanced monoplane designs and was becoming obsolete by 1939.
Words and pictures by Nicolas Protonotarios The Czechoslovak Letov Š-231 was the final production version of the earlier Š-31 project, with its first flight in 1933. After modifications were undertaken to improve the machine’s performance, it entered production the following year and began equipping Czech fighter units in June 1936. Although perfectly adequate as a … More 1/72 Kovozavody Prostetsov Letov Š-231/331
This build was part of my local IPMS clubs themed build of a kit that’s 20+ years old, so with that being a rather easy rule for me to adhere to I chose the Jungmiester from Heller as it is now approaching 42 years old!
This conversion set can be used to convert the 1/32 Eduard Bf.109 E1 kit to a D model used during the Spanish Civil War (the E3 version can also be used as the base kit with a little extra work). Also included inside this set are optional markings for Hauptmann Gotthardt Handrick aircraft from Stab … More Alley Cat Models 1/32 Bf.109 Spanish Civil War D1 Conversion Set, Review
Heller 1/72 D.H 89 Dragon Rapide In Box Review An old but nicely detailed kit, I also have a Kuivalainen etch set for it, the range of Kuivalainen sets can be found here: Kuivalainen The markings I intend to do: Markings
A look in the box of the Dornier Wal from Amodel. A short run kit with some slightly agricultural looking plastic in places! All the detail is there, the parts are quite clean, there is minimal flash and hardly any prominent ejector pin marks. The build will be a challenge in places, particularly on the … More Amodel 1/72 Dornier Wal in box video review
A quick look in the box of a short run and rare kit, the Azur 1/72 Vultee V-1. A nice kit with subtle details and a few goodie in the box in the form of Resin and a Vac-form
So, I’ll call this part two months in the cockpit! I have added quite a bit of detail and that has slowed me down a bit but I think in the end it was worth it. I did do a bit of chipping around the cockpit in high traffic areas but decided to tone this … More Trumpeter 1/32 Junkers Ju-87A-1 Stuka Build Log Part 3
This kit was supplied for review by Special Hobby. The Type 245 was an aircraft designed by Vickers in accordance with the Spanish government with a view to a license being granted for the Spanish company Casa to produce them. This aircraft was based on the Vickers Vildebeest and used the Hispano-Suiza 12L in line … More 1/72 Special Hobby Vickers/CASA Type 245 “Spanish Vildebeest With Floats” Review