Dornier D0 217E-5 Bomber|
Monogram/Pro Modeler 1/48 Scale.
Focke Wulf Fw-190A-3|
Your basic Butcher Bird of JG 1.
Tamiya's 1/48 Scale kit with Eagle Strike decals and aftermarket seatbelts.
Focke Wulf Fw-190A-8|
Major Walter Dahl's mount when he commanded JG300.
Eduard's superb 1/48 Scale kit built out of the box.
Focke Wulf Fw-190S Trainer|
2-seat trainer for Focke Wulf pilots.
Arii 1/48 Scale kit with Falcon conversion kit X.
Focke Wulf Fw-190F-8|
Ground attack variant, armed with rockets
Tamiya 1/48 Scale kit, Trimaster 'Tridecal' decals, Lion Roar seatbelts.
Focke Wulf Fw-190D-9 Fighter|
A "Dora" of JV-44's airfield protection squadron, assigned to fly cover while the Me-262 jets took off and landed. The red belly was to keep their own flak gunners from killing them.
DML's 1/48 Scale Kit.
Focke Wulf Fw-190D-9 Fighter|
A good example of late-war decentralized manufacturing, with airplane sections built and painted in various small shops around the Reich, and assembled as modules, resulting in a hodge-podge final paint job.
Tamiya's 1/48 Scale Kit from 1995.
Focke Wulf Fw-190 V18 ("What-If")|
Experimental high-altitude prototype for an FW-190C-series, with a DB-603A-1 engine, an external turbo-supercharger, and pressurized cockpit.
Hobby Boss's 1/48 Scale Kit, finished as it might appear in conjectural service with JG1.
I added Doppelreiter fuel tanks and 20mm vannon pods from otehr FW-190 kits.
Focke Wulf Ta-152H-0 High Altitude Fighter|
in the markings of Ofw. Josef Keil, of Stab JG 301, Alteno Airfield, April of 1945
Dragon's 1/48 Scale Kit with Kagero and SuperScale decals.
Focke Wulf Ta-154A-0 "Moskito"|
Late war night fighter of plywood construction.Though about 50 were built, Problems with the plywood delaminating were never solved, and the project was cancelled.
Revell/Monogram/ProModeler 1/48 Scale Kit (from Dragon Model molds). 18 years old when I built it, I had to replace the kit decals with aftermarket, scans, and home made ones. Otherwise, OTB. My glue works better than theirs did.
Henschel Hs-126 Reconaissance/Liaison Aircraft|
Airfix's 1/72 Scale Kit.
Henschel Hs-129B2/R2 Ground Attack Aircraft|
Hasegawa 1/48 Scale.
Junkers Ju-87R-2 Stuka|
Long-Range desert version of the famous dive bomber.
In the markings of 4./StukaGeschwader 2, North Africa, Autumn, 1941 Hasegawa's 1/48 kit - 95% built and sitting on a shelf for 15 years, I finally finished it in 2017.
Junkers Ju-87G Stuka|
The tank-busting version of the famous dive bomber.
Monogram's good ol' 1/48 kit in Superscale decals for tank ace Hans Rudel's markings.
Junkers Ju-188A-1 "Racher" (Avenger) Torpedo Bomber|
DML (Dragon Models/Shanghai Dragon/etc.) 1/48 Scale.
A tiny plane with a huge engine, designed solely for a speed record attempt, it held the world piston-engined plane speed record until 1968. A second prototype was built in military marking for propaganda purposes.
Huma's 1/72 kit.
Messerschmitt Me-410B2/U2/R4 Zerstorer|
Monogram/Pro Modeler's beautifully designed 1/48 scale kit.
Dornier Do335A-12 "Anteater"|
The 2-seat trainer version. The hump back and long nose lead to its nickname.
Here I decided to turn DML's 1/72 scale jewel into a tropicalized version. I scarfed sand filters from two Bf-109 kits, and painted the plane in JG-27 colors for North Africa.
Never happy, I tried it again, only bigger.
This is Tamiya's 1/48 scale 2-seater given the same tropicalizing treatment as above.
Dornier Do335B-2 "Pfiel" (Arrow)|
The ultimate expression of piston-engined heavy fighters. Though it never saw operational service, the 335 was nearing production, and many had flown in test, when the war ended.
This is the "Zerstorer" (bomber destroyer) version with heavy cannon armament.
Thr gorgeous Tamiya 1/48 scale kit in conjectural markings for II/ZG.26 in defense of the Reich.
Dornier Do335B Night Fighter|
As with all projects near war's end, a night fighter version was proposed to combat Britain's night bombing capaign. There is evidence that that a prototype for this version flew.
DML's kit, with the wing guns from the B version added. I wanted to see how much crap one could stick on a wing.