Wednesday, May 25, 2022

1/72 RNZAF F4U decals by Ventura

 In the Pacific war the RNZAF operated four F4U Corsairs with nose art depicting a raging Donald Duck. Using references from Robert Montgomery's book "Pacific Corsair, Ventura Publications have now released a 1/72nd scale decal sheet that includes all four. The sheet is available from TradeMe for NZ based modellers and here for those overseas...

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Passing of Bob Letterman

 I just heard about the passing of Bob Letterman. If you are as old as me, you certainly knew about his amazing super-dioramas. Letterman works were the stars of many publications in late 80's/early 90's, and surely inspired a whole generation of modelers and miniature aficionados. Payne, Pruneou, and now Letterman... my heroes are retiring forever.

Monday, May 16, 2022

Airmodel conversion JU-388

 For the vaccumformed  modeler.  This is one amazing model build.  It is old school..  The base for the model was the Revell 1/72 JU-88 model kit.  Air model is still alive and well.  Here is the link to their store:Airmodel