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 Advertisements
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
This kit was supplied by Special Hobby for review. A more recent release from Azur is the Caproni Ca.310 with Italian & Spanish options for painting and decalling. The kit starts with the wonderful box art of the eye catching “Teniente Valles” 18-11 of the Spanish Nationalist Air force February 1939.
We have been kindly sent two kits from Special Hobby for review (and to be built at a later date) I will be putting these reviews up shortly so keep an eye out for them. Special hobby have a few kits due out over the next few months for SCW subjects, namely the Fiat CR.32 … More Kits Supplied For Review
The Boeing 281 was the export version of the Boeing P26 Peashooter and was most notably used in China during the late 1930’s. Not so well known is the single aircraft that featured over the skies of Spain during the Civil War and although it was only one machine it did seem to strike a … More 1/72 AZ Model Boeing 281 (P26) Peashooter
So this is the final part of the build and tackles the painting and weathering. I went for the US trainer colours of olive drab for the fuselage and trainer yellow on the wings and tail. I started by painting the areas where the yellow will be with a strong white base colour then added … More 1/72 AZmodel P-26 Peashooter, Inter War Wings Group Build, Part 3. Final Part.
A great kit here from Airfix of the Ju87 B-1 Stuka with an option for 29-8 from the experimental unit setup for the Ju87 in service with the Condor Legion in Spain. This kit copies the same marking as the 1/72 release which I have built so I will be bodging a few decals together … More Airfix 1/48 Junkers Ju87 B-1 Stuka Review