2012

Meeting Scheduled for 1/1 will take place

I just talked with the church and they will be opening the building for us on 1/1.  So pry yourself away from the TV Bowl games and come on over at the regular time, 7 P.M.

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Academy F/A-18C Special Edition – Chippy Ho! 2009

Academy F/A-18C Special Edition – Chippy Ho! 2009

History –   The F/A-18 Hornet is a twin-engined aircraft designed for both fighter and attack missions.  The initial versions, the A and B (two seat) entered operation in 1981.  The F/A-18C was a visually similar but had a number of improvements related to avionics and weapon carrying capability.  It started production in 1987 and has […]

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KSM Club Shirts

I checked with the shirt shop we used in the past and they still have the art work so we can get more shirts made.  Cost would be $18.00 for small through XL and $20 for 2x and up.  In the past we have purchased blue shirts with the logo in white.  Any color shirt […]

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Research Help

At the November meeting, we will try to help each other with research.  In the Forums section of the web site, under “Looking For”,  post a note on what you would like information on, and if another member has some information on it, we are asking them to bring the information to the meeting.  You […]

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“Zombie” 1:72 Scale Republic P-47D-20RE SN 42-76594 by Martin Schultz

“Zombie” 1:72 Scale Republic P-47D-20RE SN 42-76594 by Martin Schultz

Thomas F. Bailey was from Nitro, WV and wanted to be a fighter pilot from the age of 10.   He joined the Army Air Corps after graduating from high school but was too young for the aviation cadet program, so he went to aircraft mechanics school before eventually earning his pilot’s wings and a commission […]

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Star Trek USS Enterprise 1:2500 scale by Martin Schultz

Star Trek USS Enterprise 1:2500 scale by Martin Schultz

Well, it’s time to document another build.  This time it’s the USS Enterprise NCC-1701 from the 1960’s TV show Star Trek.   My kit came from the AMT 3 piece Enterprise Kit #6618 which contained the original series NCC-1701, the NCC-1701A from the movies and the NCC-1701D from Star Trek: The Next Generation TV show. You […]

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Obscure Websites

Our October meeting was to share our favorite obscure websites that we pull reference materials from. Below is the list we discussed. Some may not be so obscure. Airliners.net Brit Modeller Swanny’s Models Scale Mates Ebookee – scanned magazines Scale Model Index – kits and reference materials, index of various modeling sites. Achtung Panzer CV6 […]

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Kalamazoo Kontest

Kalamazoo Kontest

Well, the 2012 contest is now history.  298 models by 88 modelers were on display. Here are a couple of photos. KSM club member Larry Cherniak created a great display of 60’s stuff.  How many of these do you remember? I have uploaded all of the model photos I took to my picasa web album.  […]

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Contest Time!

Contest Time!

It is time for the 2012 Kalamazoo Kontest.  We have the contest and vendor’s areas set up and ready.  The Stanley Center is waaaay at the back of the parking lot, so look for the signs.   The weather forecast is for it to be cold and rainy out, so come inside and stay warm and […]

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2012 Kalamazoo Kontest Raffle

2012 Kalamazoo Kontest Raffle

Thanks to Mike Benolkin at Cybermodeler Online http://www.cybermodeler.com/index.shtmlwe have 47 Kits and 12 books to start off our contest raffle.   Check them out!

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