3 Squadron RAF was stationed at Airfield Wunstorf in Germany and operated Hawker Tempest Mk. V aircraft. They were part of the post-war RAF presence in Germany. – 1/144 super detailed scale model
Superdetailing the 1/144 scale Mark 1 Hawker Tempest Mk.V kit with Brengun and Shelf Oddity photo-etched parts, as well as a scratch-built engine.
In January 2023 I had found two photos of (what I later identified as) an AEC Mammoth Major 6 Mk.II lorry, with the Bf-109E-1 on it’s flatbed. A scene photographed in August 1940 near Margate, Kent, UK. I searched the internet for plans or more precise references but couldn’t find much.
Somewhere in the UK, some day in june 1944. RAF personel paint or repaint invasion stripes on a heavily weathered Spitfire MK IX – 1/144 scale vignette
May 1944: An old P-47 Razorback armed with lifeboats and smoke markers circles above a ditched B-17 crew – the USAAF Air Sea Rescue unit detachment B of the 65th fighter wing, later known as the 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron was born.
wrapping the 1/144th scale kit from Sweet in aluminium foil …
Afternoon of June 4, 1942: This Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless, coming from USS Yorktown, is about to attack IJN carrier Hiryū. It’s the famous Battle of Midway – 1/144 scale vignette
1945/1946 – After the end of the Pacific War, the RAF FEAF’s service was by no means over: Spitfire FR Mk XIVs of No.11 and No.273 Squadron over Singapore and Saigon – 1/144 scale models
September 1944, Fano, Italy: the ground crew of No 601 Sqn maintaining and reloading their Spitfires – 1/144 Vignette
October 1943: Pilot Lieut. J. R. Brownstein ditched „Fox 5“ of VC-13 aboard of USS Core into the North Atlantic Ocean – 1/144 scale vignette