(Re)building the Kitty Hawk MH-6J/AH-6J, Part 2

(Re)building the Kitty Hawk MH-6J/AH-6J, Part 2

At the end of Part 1 (which you can find at this link), I had just finished up the construction of the bench seats. I’ll pick back up here with the priming of the fuselage halves and starting to button things back up. Things have gone much better than I’ve...

Gap Filling with Acrylic Powder and Cyanoacrylate

I’ve admired Paul Budzik’s work for a long time. He’s hands-down a “master modeler” and I think everyone can learn from his construction and scratch-building techniques. Amongst all the things I’ve learned from his videos, one of...
(Re)building the Kitty Hawk MH-6J/AH-6J, Part 1

(Re)building the Kitty Hawk MH-6J/AH-6J, Part 1

A few months ago, Derek walked into a disaster. One of his girls had pulled his almost finished MH-6 Little Bird off his bench, busting it into an assortment of shattered plastic. I think he had intentions of fixing it, he even went so far as to buy a second kit to...

Kitty Hawk T-6, Pt. 5 – Paint, Decals, and Weathering

This is where everything comes together.  And, even better, it’s my absolute favorite part of this hobby.  After all the work involved with cutting and sanding and test fitting and gluing, the time arrives where a build comes to life.  The time...

Kitty Hawk T-6, Pt. 4 – Assembly

A smooth surface on a model that will have a natural metal finish is crucial and Kitty Hawk doesn’t make this easy with this kit.  The deficiencies here become pretty apparent rather quickly. In this section of the build review, we’re going to take a...