When the United States joined the First World War, the Ford Motor Company began (together with the US Surgeon General office and drivers who served on the fronts in France) to design an ambulance based on the mass-produced Model T in 1909, a vehicle adapted to conditions of the battlefield. For this purpose, the Ford … Continue reading Ford Model T 1917 Ambulance | ICM 1:35
This time it is Curtiss Hawk 81-A-2, white "77" (CAF serial number P-8173), assigned to the AVG Third Squadron Leader Robert T. Smith, Kunming, China, end of January 1942. At that time, the shark maw had a black border, white teeth, and red tongue, with the area inside painted a light gray color similar to … Continue reading Curtiss H-81A-2 AVG | Trumpeter 1:48
Hi All It's been a while since my last post here, reasons as usual - almost no time for the hobby, list of the started models is growing, so the stash of the unopened boxes. Anyway, I'm struggling to have some things finished, like this particular kit. Indeed, it is not a lucky guy - … Continue reading A long run: PZL. 43 | Mirage Hobby 1:48
Hi, All Honoring Veterans on their Day, have just managed to get the job done last evening. So, here it is. Takom's Mark I makes a good impression right from the first look, basically, it does not require any additions to build into a good replica. However, I was tempted by two changes: the guns … Continue reading The Veterans Day: 1/35th scale Mk. I Male WWI Heavy Battle Tank
Hi All, Haven't posted a lot lately, as usual - too much work, not enough time for hobby and posting. However, that doesn't mean that nothing is actually happening. At last, had some time to instal the Attacker's undercarriage. The fit of main gear legs to the undercarriage bay resin part was just perfect, as well … Continue reading In the workshop: Supermarine Attacker FB.2 | Trumpeter 1:48 – part four, almost there, and the Spiteful!
In 1936 AVIA's construction team have begun work on a modern low-cost fighter that was to replace the then aging AVIA B-534. The first prototype of the new AVIA B-35, of beautiful and clean lines, was flown on September 28, 1938. As the H-S 12 Y-1000 engine was not ready yet, the weaker Hispano-Suiza 12 … Continue reading In the gallery: Avia B-135 | Planet Models 1:48
Hi, All It's been a while since my last update and indeed, there's some progress in my builds. First of all worth to mention, that the Hayabusa hasn't gotten as much attention lately, as I think she deserves. Lot of other launched builds, including two rather ambitious resin kits, PZL P.7 from Arma Hobby and … Continue reading In the workshop: Ki-43-II Hayabusa | Hasegawa 1:32, part 2