Category: RA project

Quick update

On the modelling front… The diorama I’m building for my father in law has entered the final stretch. Figure and chopper are done, the perforated steel plank base is primed and I’m just waiting to find out a suitable glass case in order to determine the overall size of the base I’ll need to build.…

Reggiane Re.2000

Details Kit:¬†Special Hobby SH72079 1:72 Wikipedia:¬†Reggiane Re.2000 Specifics:¬†1¬į Squadriglia FF.NN., Aviazione Ausiliaria per la Regia Marina,¬†1942 I received this kit as a trade for a Revell Mosquito in 1:48 (along with an Hasegawa P-51C Mustang) at the June IPMS Seattle meeting, because I wanted to go exclusively 1:72 for my aircraft builds. It is definitely…

Fiat CR.42 “Falco”

Details Kit:¬†Italeri Nr. 1260 1:72 Wikipedia:¬†Fiat CR.42 ‚ÄúFalco‚ÄĚ Specifics: Regia Aeronautica, 162¬™¬†Squadriglia, 161¬ļ¬†Gruppo Autonomo C.T., Maritsa (Rhodes), Greece, 1941 Again a kit acquired at the¬†Skyway Model Shop, second hand but complete. This Italeri release has a beautiful photographic reference manual in it, with dozens of detailed photos and reference schemes for nine aircrafts. Also, it’s…

Aer.Macchi C.205 “Veltro” – MM92160

Details Kit:¬†Supermodel 10-013 1:72,¬†Sky Models decals Wikipedia: Macchi¬†C.205¬†“Veltro” Specifics: MM.92160, 360¬į Sq. Pilota Tenente Martinelli – Monserrato, Sardinia, Summer 1943 I got this kit from the Skyway Model Shop, in a ziploc bag. One of the blades on the propeller was broken (but present in the bag), but otherwise all parts were accounted for. To…

The WWII Regia Aeronautica project

This project aims to build some¬†of the most important and iconic¬†aircrafts used by the Regia Aeronautica between 1940 until¬†the September 1943 armistice. After that date, Italian air forces split into the¬†Royalist Italian Co-Belligerent Air Force (Aviazione Cobelligerante Italiana, or ACI) and¬†the National Republican Air Force (Aeronautica Nazionale Repubblicana, or ANR) that flew for the¬†Italian Social…