CHECKING OUT IN THE P-51 MUSTANG By Budd Davisson Here I am again at the Flying Tiger Air Museum in Paris, Texas, hiding in the back of a North American SNJ-5, for my second session of Junior Burchinal’s how-to-be-a-fighter-pilot course. If things went according to schedule, I would get another couple of hops in the [...]
For Sneak Peek at some of the competitors and the planes they’ll be flying at the2010 Top Gun Scale Invitational, read our preview for 2010 The Road to Top Gun. <!– A discussion with Top Gun Judges Bob Curryand Rich Uravitch Mitch Epstein and his 33% scale Waco Biplaneat Top Gun 2010 Interview with announcer [...]
A lot of scale looks for little effort!
HOWARD MC ENTEE MEMORIAL AWARD
This Henry Haffke design was built as part of a team effort with Henry and myself working together to finish this impressive icon of National Air Racing fame. Here are more of the finishing techniques I used to detail the Ike. Scale Exterior Panels One of the details that’s a real part of the Howard [...]
Interview with Rob Caso, continued Is the paint scheme scale? I covered the model with SIG Koverall and, except for the cockpit area and the vertical fin that are skinned, the covering is scale. I employed a bit of “modeler’s license” with the paint scheme. While the scheme itself is correct, only a few Storchs [...]