Flymodel, Lockheed P-38 "Lightning", 1:33

Discussion in 'Aircraft & Aviation' started by Mindaugas, Jan 25, 2007.

  1. Mindaugas

    Mindaugas Member


    Long ago, I have showed some progress pics on forum of this model. Maybe someone saw them? If I am not mistaken, it was in Malo's topic about Flymodel's P-38 preview. But now it is fully complete. It even has a diorama now.
    This was a model for our first lithuanian contest (aka "Group Build") and I won a prize. Now I have entered the model to the russian contest also. It is called "Dishow 2006" It is a very tough contest, because models in there are so awesome. But still I'm happy to see my Lightning among other participants:

    Dishow 2006:

    About my model. This is what I wrote for the contest:

    And pictures:

  2. Jim Krauzlis

    Jim Krauzlis Active Member

    As usual, I am totally blown away by your work on this model, Mindaugas!

    Getting beyond the excellent build of the model itself (a true joy to see!), the illumination and diorama setting are superb! I love the way the map draps over the top of the kero can, really quite nicely done!

    It is easy to see how this model won that contest, and I wouldn't be surprised if honors are bestowed in the dishmodels competition as well.

    Thank you so much for sharing photos of your work with us once again!

  3. rlwhitt

    rlwhitt Active Member

    Wow, this is truly impressive! That cockpit illumination is da bomb!

  4. Clashster

    Clashster Member

    Beautiful! Great looking diorama! And great pictures! Thanks!

  5. JaCkyL

    JaCkyL Active Member

    Great work !
    I salute :twisted:
  6. cgutzmer

    cgutzmer Guest

    Superb! Thanks for sharing!
  7. jakarant

    jakarant New Member

    Hey there! im currently working on a 3/4" - 1' guillows P-38L... but i cant find any decent pictures to get an authentic paint scheme from... anyone help a brother from another mother out?
  8. TLyttle

    TLyttle New Member

    Not a lot of paint on most P38s, all natural finish. Most of the rest were standard camo markings; pick a subject aircraft and go for it. Lots of sites on Google...
  9. jakarant

    jakarant New Member

    ya ive found some pic's.. just no details.. hard to get mirrored aluminum on tissue paper ;) will prolly go for glossy black with shark mouths on the fuslage's
  10. exzealot

    exzealot Member

    Very nice! The wheels and lg look realistic. Thanks for posting.

  11. lriera

    lriera Member

    I specially like the close pictures and the lights on the panel.
    Great job. Thanks for sharing
  12. mikew

    mikew Member

    Very nice work on that model.
  13. PowerPlayGraphix

    PowerPlayGraphix New Member

    Wow... I don't have that kind of patience...

    Beautiful work!

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