Revell A-6E Intruder

Build Date:  September 10, 2017, Finished Jan 22, 2018. A-6E of VA-115 (Eagles), Atsugi Naval Air Station, 1996. I saw the movie, Flight of the Intruder, in 1991 and I was immediately hooked on the A-6.  Yeah, it was a cheesy movie with over the top lines but the real history underlining the movie is... Continue Reading →

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Kinetic 1:48 Harrier TAV-8S

Build Date: Nov. 12 Start, Finished Dec 10, 2017 I received this new kit from Raymond of Kinetic/Lucky Model while I was in Hong Kong in November 2017.    I am obligated to build this kit as soon as I can and give him feedback on his new kit. This is the newly released 1:48... Continue Reading →

Model Shop: Hobby Land, Osaka.

Location: Hommachi, Osaka. The last noteworthy scale model shop I visited in Osaka is Hobby Land located in Hommachi District.  Take the Midosuji Subway Line to Hommachi Station, get out at Exit 17, turn right and walk two blocks, then turn right again.  The store is as shown on the map below.  Very easy to find. ... Continue Reading →

Model Shop: Volks, Osaka and Tokyo

Location:  Akihabara District, Tokyo, and Nipponbashi, Naniwa Ward, Osaka. While in Tokyo and Osaka, I visited Volks, a chain of large hobby shops in Japan.  Volks is a large hobby shop spanning six floors of a building, same in both Tokyo and in Osaka, with each floor dedicated to a category of hobby such as Gundam, sexy... Continue Reading →

Hasegawa Bf-109 G-2

Model by:  Yuri Hul. Our modelling buddy, Yuri Hul, just finished his 1:32 Hasegawa Bf-109 G-2 in North Africa scheme.   I thought I would share his work here. The model is for the Luftwaffe ace, Hans-Joachim Marseille, with 158 aerial victories before he was KIA, not due to being shot down but due to mechanical... Continue Reading →

Monogram F-15C

Build Date: October 12, 2002. F-15C of  1st FS, 325th FW at Tyndall AFB. This model was built from the 1:48 Monogram F-15A kit (Kit No. 5801).  The kit, without any modifications will produce an early F-15A.   The kit is typical of the old molds from Monogram. When this kit was released around 1984 it... Continue Reading →

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