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Gary's Pictures

To say my friend Gary Allman is pretty good with a camera is like saying Yehudi Menuhin could play the fiddle a bit. 720 more words


Tomorrow is Yesterday

It seems appropriate to use a title from Star Trek for my first post of the new year. Happy New Year to the readership, by the way. 327 more words


Lockheed F-104A Starfighter, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21PF

@ Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, Ford Island, HI

December 2018

This Hawaiian Starfighter was moved outside since my last visit here, paired up with a Cold War counterpart. 192 more words


ROCAF museum at Gangshan

A visit to the museum at Gangshan gives a nice offer view of different aircraft types used by the ROCAF. In addition it tells the story about ‘Mainland China’ defectors – or freedom-seekers, spy flights over mainland China as well as the story about the world-famous “Flying Tigers”. 447 more words

Ronald De Roij

1/32 F-104G Part 2 - Painting a Distressed Finish

The worst part about working on a 1/32 scale F-104 is contending with its shape. The combination of a long, cylindrical body and short, stubby little wings makes maneuvering the thing to different positions a logistical nightmare. 1,109 more words

Revell F-104G

Jim Bates and I recently had a discussion regarding this release.  It is a re-release, but I somehow missed it when it was originally released about 10 years ago.  29 more words


1/32 Italeri F-104G Part 1 - The Pre-Build

Two and a half years ago, I put the finishing touches on Italeri’s big F-104, which I’d built as an Italian F-104S ASA.

At the time, I was not… 1,870 more words