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by RetiredInKalifornia
Thu Mar 25, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: Reference Material
Topic: IPMS/USA Quarterly article
Replies: 9
Views: 723

Yes, PDF Did Load...

Richard; Were you able to get it to load? For some reason it won't load for me...... ...Took about 12 seconds. Prior to 1978 I'd not seen native-published Italian aero research publications for sale in local hobby stores & booksellers, 1984-90 came across & bought some, all given away by 1994, pine...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:09 am
Forum: Reference Material
Topic: IPMS/USA Quarterly article
Replies: 9
Views: 723

Hmmm...

Below is a link to "Italian Camouflage & Markings" by Steve Cook, IPMS Quarterly Vol. 18, No. 3 (Spring, 1983), p. 43-48. Kindly provided by Richard and used with the permission of IPMS/USA. Italian Camouflage & Markings by Steve Cook ...Probably read it when was published; Squadron's publications ...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Tue Mar 09, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Reference Material
Topic: IPMS/USA Quarterly article
Replies: 9
Views: 723

OK...

Hi, Richard; Nope, not dealing with CMPR/Vito/Humbrol. Cook gives brief history, numerous illustrations of insignia, illustrations of aircraft markings (data block, manufacturer logo, stenciling, etc.), and numerous profiles of a number of different aircraft. All illustrations are black/white, but ...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Mon Mar 08, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Reference Material
Topic: IPMS/USA Quarterly article
Replies: 9
Views: 723

Brief Appearance Here...

Digging through old IPMS/USA Quarterlies, I came across the following which may be of some interest: "Italian Camouflage & Markings" by Steve Cook, IPMS Quarterly Vol. 18, No. 3 (Spring, 1983), p. 43-48. ...If same with Giorgio Apostolo's 1977 CMPR/GAVS - based contemporary Humbrol enamel color for...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 145479

Thanks...

It was a good run Richard, with allot of beauties built along the way :clap: ...Italeri C.202 build easiest of all those this year though flubbed spotting where to drill hole for Pitot tube forward of engine coolant radiator, was too close, quickly puttied it up, smoothed & spray painted over it, d...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 145479

Not Quite Yet...

davenport49 wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 7:34 am
Beautifully done, Richard. Sorry to see you go. :sad:
...Still must photograph all models for posterity, start new discussion thread posting them, commencing effort next month.
by RetiredInKalifornia
Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 145479

E Ora In Conclusione ...

All of my Italian aviation scale model kits have been built in so doing ending 14 continuous years of building (2006-2020) well as 59 years on-off-on-off etc., etc. years of building. Thanks to all who've viewed my builds & commented on them - Richard
by RetiredInKalifornia
Tue Dec 29, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 145479

Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos

Proposed Late 2019 To End Of 2020 Model Builds - FINAL UPDATE 12/29/2020 All "Italian" model kits got left to build are shown below: Group I: Built - See Post Above Omega Models Caproni Ca.335 Built - See Post Above SEM Model Savoia-Marchetti S.73 conversion kit with SUPERMODEL S.81 injected plasti...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Tue Dec 29, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 145479

Italeri Aeronautica Macchi C.202 Folgore - "The Last Italian"

https://i.postimg.cc/mDVcRzFB/DSC06968.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/jqgWFfbh/DSC06962.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/RVW350Cx/DSC06970.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/5NDXxMjY/DSC06972.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/L8fn50Zy/DSC06974.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/GpxtJ8KG/DSC06976.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/SsZK3BwK/DSC06977.jp...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Sun Dec 27, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Reggiane Re.2002 Ariete
Replies: 8
Views: 1793

Also...

Looking pretty good. But you've put the main wheels on wrong way around. They should be on the outboard side of the legs. https://comandosupremo.com/reggiane-re-2002/ Chris ...Curtiss P-36 & P-40 had same landing gear folding arrangement, P-36 first flying 4 years before the Reggiane 2000, Roberto ...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Sun Dec 27, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 145479

Group VI Italeri Macchi C.202 "Sayonara Forever" Build - Part III

December 27, 2020 Uppersides Of All Major Components CMPR/GAVS Schema C5 Mottled With Humbrol 118 Matt US Tan + 36% Testors Flat White Enamels Replicating Nocciola Chiaro 4: https://i.postimg.cc/k5LRSCjS/Macchi-C202-Topside-Mottles-A.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/qvz7xY6x/Macchi-C202-Topside-Mottles-B.j...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Sat Dec 26, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 145479

Group VI Italeri Macchi C.202 "Sayonara Forever" Build - Part II

December 26, 2020 Mainwing Assembly Glued Underneath Fuselage Assembly, Seams Puttied & Sanded; Uppersides Of Major Components Spray Painted Humbrol 91 Matt Black Green + 36% Testors Flat White Enamels Replicating Verde Oliva Scuro 2: https://i.postimg.cc/fyWP4vBK/Macchi-C202-Exterior-Base-Painting...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Fri Dec 25, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 145479

Group VI Italeri Macchi C.202 "Sayonara Forever" Build - Part I

December 24-25, 2020 Fuselage Halve Interiors Painted, Italeri Model Kit, Leftover AML Macchi C.200 & Scratch-Made Cockpit Parts Painted & Assembled, Glued In Place: https://i.postimg.cc/wT2Wqdww/Macchi-C202-Syronara-Build-Interior-A.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/Z5DVNxt3/Macchi-C202-Syronara-Build-Inte...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Wed Dec 23, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 145479

Group VI Italeri Macchi C.202 "Sayonara Forever" Build

This Italeri Aeronautica Macchi C.202 kit caps off fourteen non-stop years building 1/72 scale Italian aviation subject models, the "Sayonara Forever" of 59 on-off kit building years as well: https://i.postimg.cc/3JJTdt31/Macch-C202-Sayronara-Forever-Build.jpg The model will be rendered similar to ...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Wed Dec 23, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 145479

Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos

Proposed Late 2019 To End Of 2020 Model Builds - Updated 12/23/2020 All "Italian" model kits got left to build are shown below: Group I: Built - See Post Above Omega Models Caproni Ca.335 Built - See Post Above SEM Model Savoia-Marchetti S.73 conversion kit with SUPERMODEL S.81 injected plastic don...