Author: Wojtek Bułhak

Autor: Wojciech Bułhak, Modelarz, który ma szczęście pracować w swoim hobby. Nacodzień osoba szara i niepozorna. Ożywia się dyskutując o modelarstwie, teoriach spiskowych, Wielkim Księstwie Litewskim i marketingu internetowym. Współwłaściciel Arma Hobby. Skleja figurki, samoloty i broń pancerną, głównie polonika i lotnictwo morskie.

„Condors” from Wilno and corporal pilot Antoni Joda – from PZL “eleven” to Defiant

Your 152. Squadron has been located close to the frontline, so you will be intercepting only single recon planes – said on 31st August 1939 evening colonel Tadeusz Prauss to major Edward Więckowski, who has just came with his III/5 Fighter Wing from base in Wilno to the field aerodrome in Szpondowo near the Prussian border. – So you have pretty easy task. You will probably be fighting against Henschels Hs 126. According to the intelligence data, these appear to be not so fast, pretty poorly armed. None of these experienced pilots did expect, that the war will negatively...

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Hurricane Mk I Squadron 303 – Gallery – Mike Williams

Mike Williams has send us spectacular photos of his Hurricane Mk I Model Kit. Basic kit with some effort turned into amazing replica of real aeroplane. See photos and read about  built Arma Hobby 1/72 Hawker Hurricane Mk.1 P3901/RF-E, 303 squadron Polish Air Force, Northolt, September-December 1940, The aeroplane was flown by among others F/O Witold “Cobra” Urbanowicz and P/O Jan “Donald” Zumbach Straight-from-the-box with scratchbuilt seatbelts. Painted with MRP Sky, Mr.Hobby Dark Earth and Dark Green. Mig Neutral wash and Alclad Hogwash Dark Stains for panel lines. Airbrush weathering as well as Humbrol Smoke pigment powder. Chipping done...

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Recce Hurricane Mk I Trop – Gallery – John Miller

John Miller from Model Paint Solutions could not resist to build Hurricane Mk I kit from Experts Set. Model was a surprise gift from a friend that made John to change plans and start to build. See what happened then: I was so taken with the new Hurricane Mk.I from Arma Hobby,  that plastic dust was flying and my compressor humming not long after I opened the box. This build was a joy but it’s not without issues: more later. Bottom line: the Arma Hobby Hurricane builds up into a very nice model: possibly the best Hurricane in it’s...

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Free French Hurricane Trop – Gallery – Pierre Vizentini

Pierre Vizentini has sent us photos of his second Hurricane Mk I. Model was built in tropical markings of Free French fighter unit Groupe de Chasse 12 “Alsace”. It has a very interesting markings. French roundels painted on British ones. Reasee more pictures! The plane is a year old, and also spent a year on desert … she crossed the Atlantic on the ship, then across Africa in flight. She traveled in several squadron of the RAF and ALSACE recovered it among the expendables from beginning 41 to late 42. Too slow, too breathless … The pilots did what...

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Fokker E.V – Gallery – Magnus Fridsell

Third Arma Hobby kit finished by Magnus Friedsell is Fokker E.V in marking of Ltn. Stefan Stec from his first victory I defence of Lvov. It was build from Expert set with use of extensive Lozenge decals from the box  (Cartograf) as well as photoetched parts. See photos of spectacular model!! This is a very neat little kit, just like the two earlier Arma Hobby kits I’ve built. Take care when assembling it and it should be a reasonably simple build, especially considering it’s generally rather spindly appearance. Also, the marking options are all both interesting and very attractive...

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Hurricane Mk I trop – Gallery – Pierre Vizentini

Pierre Vizentini has built Hurricane Mk I Expert set in markings of French ace James Denis. A tropicalised version of the aeroplane was attached to 73 Squadron RAF and use by French Flight pilots in early African Campaign 1941. AS990 is one of the rare allied planes to have countered H J MARSEILLE to count the grains of sand of the Egyptian desert … His pilot? Free French, James DENIS, member of the “French Fighter Flight” attached to 73 SQUADRON as C Flight. The daily unavailabilities of the planes … often 4 or 5 available for all the 73rd,...

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Frantisek’s Hurricane – Gallery – Wojciech Sokołowski

Wojciech Sokołowski from Koszalin’s Modelling Platoon (Koszaliński Pluton Modelarski) has built Hurricane Mk I Expert Set model kit in the Josef Frantisek colours. Built “out of the box kit” with exception of Yahu control panel was painted with camouflage masks cut from template available on our website. See and comment photos of the kit. You may be interested also: Josefa Frantisek Hurricane – read historical article on pilot and his aeroplane Camouflage template – download pdf file  and cut masks yourself from masking tape.. Photos of the Hurricane RF-R model kit Model was  painted withBilmodel, Hataka and Vallejo colours....

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Desert Hurricane Mk I – Gallery – Thibault Choquart

It is second one Hurricane Mk I  built by Thibault Choquart. This one with spectacular French roundes and Lorraine cross insignia. r Model Expert Set was built out of the box with use kit photoetched parts for superdetailing. See photos of built model and read comments on kit built and painting.! For my second MkI in French markings (Groupe de Chasse 1 – “Alsace”), I choosed the Expert Set 70018 – I enjoyed it very much. The kit with its photoeched parts offers an impressive level of details second to none at this scale; Regarding the decoration, I tried...

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Hurricane SD-A – Gallery – Willem Dierijck

Photos of the first diorama with Hurricane have been posted in our gallery. Willem Dierijck from the Netherlands has built model from  Expert set and placed it on the diorama of Battle of Britain dispersal. Aeroplane is accompanied by vehivles and personnel figurines from various manufacturer. See photos and read notes on assembly and kits used! No aftermarket items were needed except for decals to make the serial number P2760 with and it was built straight out of the box with Ammo Mig, AK-Interactive Real Colors plus assorted Revell and Humbrol enamels.  Fit is suberb when care is taken...

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  • New post: „Condors” from Wilno and corporal pilot Antoni Joda – from PZL “eleven” to Defiant https://t.co/VbuqbdYx2Y
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  • New post: Wileńskie „kondory” i kapral pilot Antoni Joda – od „jedenastki” do Defianta https://t.co/rJKVdTQFpy
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  • New post: Hurricane Mk I Squadron 303 – Gallery – Mike Williams https://t.co/h4UrvzV2Xw
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