October, 2012

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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