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
This is the Toucan boxing of the JU-52 from Italeri in 1/72 however all variants of the JU-52 from Italeri can be used to create the JU-52 3M version which formed the main production variant through the late 1930’s and early 1940’s. Italeri have produced many, many boxings of the JU-52 after its initial release … More 1/72 Italeri JU-52, All Variants Covered
This kit dates from 1968! With that kind of age you could think that this is one to pass on, however this is actually a really nice kit and one of only two types in this scale (the other is the SMER kit which is terrible!). Its presented in a classic style much like Airfix … More 1/48 Inpact Bristol Bulldog
This kit is a re-box by Polish company Plastyk of the 1/72 Storch from Heller, the kit is not bad at all and holds up well given its age. The canopy and clear parts are a little heavy for the scale but that can be forgiven. The rest of the plastic parts have very little … More 1/72 Plastyk/Heller Fieseler Fi.156 ‘Storch’