Synopses & Reviews
From Airacobras to Warhawks, from Thunderbolts to Lightnings, this book covers both the history of scale World War 2 US Army fighters, and how to get the most from modeling this subject. Step-by-step guides to creating miniature masterpieces combine with color images that clearly demonstrate key modeling techniques. This book also features superb examples of the work of top aviation modelers that will inspire and challenge. Jerry Scutts, has written over 40 books on subjects ranging from US Navy floatplane fighters in World War 2 to the exploits of USAF Phantom IIs over Vietnam. Brett Green has written Modelling the Messerchmitt Bf 110 for the Osprey Modelling series, and is the founder of HyperScale.com, an on-line vitual magazine for scale aircraft and armor modelers.
An overview of the plastic model construction kits that depict United States Army Air Forces aircraft of World War 2, this book is crammed full of photographs of Airacobras, Black Widows, Lightnings, Mustangs, Thunderbolts and Warhawks.
Provides information on kits, decals, tools, materials and reference sources for the aviation modeller, as well as tips, techniques, skills and reference sources to help you get the best from your model making. This title focuses on modelling the US army fighter.
About the Author
Jerry Scutts has worked in the field of aviation publishing since the late 1960s, writing over 40 books on subjects ranging from US Navy floatplane fighters in World War 2 to the exploits of the USAF's Phantom IIs over Vietnam. His specialist areas are the Luftwaffe and the US Army Air Forces in World War 2.