Special Hobby Tempest Mk V, Pierre Clostermann

Build Information Manufacturer – Special HobbyScale – 1:32Vehicle – Hawker Tempest Mk. V Hi-TechMarkings – 3 Squadron, Pierre ClostermannPaint – Mr. PaintAftermarket – CMK resin and HGW belts included with kit...

Tamiya Spitfire Mk IXc, Pierre Clostermann

Build Information Manufacturer – TamiyaScale – 1:32Vehicle – Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IXcMarkings – 602 Squadron, Pierre ClostermannPaint – Mr. Paint, Gunze Mr. ColorAftermarket – Renaissance...
Tamiya’s 1/32 Spitfire Mk IX: Build it.

Tamiya’s 1/32 Spitfire Mk IX: Build it.

Almost two years ago I traded in 1/48 in favor of the larger scale.  My introduction to “man scale” was Tamiya’s 1/32 Corsair, and the following shift from 1/48 was tectonic and total.   Tamiya’s Corsair was so good, in fact,...
Adequate is the word: Airfix’s “new tool” 1/48 Sea Fury.

Adequate is the word: Airfix’s “new tool” 1/48 Sea Fury.

Like most modelers I spend a great deal of time online reading reviews of kits.  I  do this from the planning stages of a build through the build itself. This exercise helps me decide between different kit manufacturers for a specific subject, and to try to...