Tag Archives: Military

Gallery

2016 Surface Warrior’s Ball
avatar

This gallery contains 20 photos.

Naval historian John Nugent put together a display at the 2016 Surface Warrior’s Ball that drew a great deal of interest from attendees as evidenced in the images below, provided by his wife, Ann.  John’s modeling emphasizes the history of … Full Article→

Posted in Member Gallery | Tagged ,

Angle of Attack (AoA) Decals
avatar

“Black Ponies and More” 1:32 scale USN & USMC Broncos in the Vietnam War ($22) It was a bit surreal for me to discover a previously unknown decal maker while on Britmodeller.com forums, then visit the AoA site to see … Full Article→

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , ,

Accurate Miniatures 1/48th “Doolittle Tokyo Raid” North American B-25B Mitchell
avatar

I obtained this kit (#3430) soon after its release in 1999.  Construction, however, was finally started in January 2012.  Overall, the kit was excellent, but it had a few inaccuracies.  In a nutshell, the B-25 Mitchell had a glorious, historically … Full Article→

Posted in Modeling, Reviews | Tagged , , , ,

P4M-1 Martin Mercator: Kit Review & Build – Part 2
avatar

1:48 Scale Martin P4M Mercator by RCM (Robert’s/Combat Models) Order via website: www.combatmodels.us (kit 48-020 w/ resin detail set)  $59.95 plus shipping Part 2:  After my initial impressions of the Combat Merc, I have decided I would just “go for … Full Article→

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments
Gallery

SH-2F Walkaround c. 1988
avatar

This gallery contains 43 photos.

This gallery is a collection of images I took while serving with the US Navy’s premier SH-2 squadron, HSL-34 (Green Checkers.)  It was one of our line aircraft plus a few taken of a static display aircraft at an airshow … Full Article→

Posted in Walkaround | Tagged , ,
Gallery

HH-2D Seasprite Helicopter Walkaround
avatar

This gallery contains 238 photos.

This set of images provides a detailed walkaround of the the HH-2D airframe held at the American Helicopter Museum in West Chester, Pennsylvania.  Many of the images include a ruler for sizing purposes with multiple views & closeups, useful as … Full Article→

Posted in Walkaround | Tagged , , | 4 Comments
Gallery

1941 model 741-B Indian Military Motorcycle
avatar

This gallery contains 11 photos.

This vintage restored motorcycle was on display at the 2012 “Americans in Wartime Museum” open house event at the ‘Tank Farm’ near Nokesville, Virginia.  This machine is a 1941 model 741-B Indian, according to the owner, Herb Gill.

Posted in Walkaround | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

2013 Americans in Wartime Museum Open House
avatar

It is that time again! August 17th & 18th are the dates for this years “Tank Farm” Open House.  If you have any interest in armored vehicles or just history in general, the vehicle displays and demonstrations at the Nokesville, … Full Article→

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment
Gallery

Polikarpov I-153
avatar

This gallery contains 76 photos.

The Polikarpov I-153 at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia is a flyable restored example that is perhaps less authentic than say, the one in Paris – at least in equipment – for safety reasons.  It is however … Full Article→

Posted in Walkaround | Tagged , , | 1 Comment
Gallery

BMW R75 Motorcycle with Sidecar and Trailer
avatar

This gallery contains 66 photos.

This is a series of (mostly) closeup images of the R75 motorcycle & sidecar plus trailer at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  I thought it looked like a really nice restoration job, so I spent some time … Full Article→

Posted in Walkaround | Tagged , , | 1 Comment