In the workshop: Supermarine Attacker FB.2 | Trumpeter 1:48 – part three

Hi, All Last few weeks have brought some progress with the jet-Spitfire. The Attacker received some paint, as well as the decals, which turned out to be a nightmare as regards to their application. Any attempts to correct their placement right after their application are almost impossible. The film the decals are printed on is … Continue reading In the workshop: Supermarine Attacker FB.2 | Trumpeter 1:48 – part three

In the workshop: Supermarine Attacker FB.2 | Trumpeter 1:48 – part two

Hi, All Attacker quickly takes its ugly shapes. To get more fine and smooth joints I ended with filling and sanding the top and the bottom of the fuselage... Initially I was hoping, that the fit is perfect OOB, but either it is me, either it is Trumpy's fault, I couldn't make it fit perfectly. … Continue reading In the workshop: Supermarine Attacker FB.2 | Trumpeter 1:48 – part two

In the workshop: Supermarine Attacker FB.2 | Trumpeter 1:48 – part one

Hi All, Decided to start another project (hopefully a quick build), something a little bit different, than usual - a jet airplane. These early jets have always fascinated me: sometimes with strange shapes, strange technical solutions, many dead ends in the aviation technique development. One of such planes is Supermarine Attacker. Who would say that … Continue reading In the workshop: Supermarine Attacker FB.2 | Trumpeter 1:48 – part one

In the gallery: Reggiane Re.2002 Ariete II | Italeri 1:48

Hi, All Yes, it's been a while since my last post - but it doesn't mean that nothing has been done. Finally got the Reggiane completed. The Reggiane Re.2002 Ariete II (eng: Ram) was a ground attack aircraft developed from the Re.2001 fighter, The most obvious difference between the two aircraft was the engine. While the Re.2001 … Continue reading In the gallery: Reggiane Re.2002 Ariete II | Italeri 1:48