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Good afternoon gentlemen Waiting a complete reorganization of my workshop, in order to continue my LadyBug build, and because containment don't allow me to do other interesting things, I've decided to begin this new projet. I'm probably a masochist to go on with such poor quality and difficult to assemble Heller kits, but this car is one of the most emblematic of the perfection that reached French manufacturers and coach builders between 1920 and 1960... Design perfection , mechanical perfection, luxury perfection ! I built my first copy of this model
There are planes that become classics, and there are kits that become classics as well. In this case the classic kit is of a the classic plane, the venerable Ford trimotor, an American product that drew so much from Fokker and Junkers ideas, design, and construction techniques that some even considered it blatant plagiarism. In any case, the trimotor soon became an ubiquitous sight in the American and foreign skies, and was popular with airliners and passengers alike. Many were produced, and they operated wide and long, as the existing flying examples can attest.
Hello everyone... I picked this up a month ago at the one local swap meet. With my intentions of using it in the future Revellogram classic kit build. However Ive decided to build it here instead. It will be mostly a stock oob build with some minor mods to convert it into an F-6B/C. Most likely it will be “Satans son”. As I have a decal set for this plane, my alternative will be “Big Momma”. Or an F-6C mustang from the 23rd FG out of china. Both planes I will need to scratch up the markings for. Here are the obligatory Sprue photo’s. Questions, comments, and
Another vehicle to be utilized as a prop for scale aircraft photography, fortunately in the same scale of the planes, 1/72nd. A remarkable number of vehicles were released long ago by Keil Kraft, and slowly but steadily I have been buying an assortment, of which I already built a couple. These are relatively simple molds with some reasonable detail. Their fit is fair and the breakdown is not cumbersome. Modelers may add detail to their satisfaction, (I did something of that on the double-decker posted here at some point, but with this one I limited my intervention to provide a few parts th