Setting Their Sights On Kursk

By Michael Wolfe, this is Hasegawa's 1/48 scale kit with Eduard Photoetch and Verlinden Figures.

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About mwolfe (wingman)

I used to model aircraft when I was very young, my dad would hang my planes from the ceiling and put round clear plastic discs to act as a spinning prop. I dropped out of modelling for a long time then got back into it by way of an accident I had at work. I recieved burns on my arm, face and back. I...


Thanks for the kind words. I sat the tail of the plane on the wooden crates so they could level it off to test the planes guns. If the aircraft were used in ares with soft ground the crew would lay down wood planks to keep from sinking in the earth. Thanks again.[/quote] Michael, glad to see you got my email regarding creating a user account. Welcome to Armorama. I'll update the article to reflect your armorama screename.
JAN 23, 2004 - 10:29 AM
Hi Michael, That is really nice work on the dio. Will be looking forward to seeing a lot more. Good modeling, Wayne
JAN 24, 2004 - 06:09 AM
Hi Michael Welcome to Armorama! :-) That really is a beautiful diorama - both the aircraft and the figures are superb... and all combined with some fantastic photography! :-) It captures the primitve working-conditions of the Eastern Front perfectly... All the best Rowan
JAN 24, 2004 - 08:30 AM
Wayne, Thanks for the kind comment. I have some other pics on the way, two more Stukas, a Corsair dio and a dio that has 4 German fighters that were captured and put on display in a German field with American pilots and crewman checking out their fallen enemies aircraft. Wingman out.
JAN 25, 2004 - 05:12 AM
:-) Can't wait to see them Mal
JAN 25, 2004 - 08:15 AM
This is BEAUTIFUL!!!! More please. (Or more pics of this beauty)
FEB 02, 2004 - 01:43 PM
Beautiful, I have always been a big fan of Kursk. I love the Stuka too. So its a double treat for me! ~Chip :-)
FEB 02, 2004 - 04:21 PM
Thanks, I posted some more pics in my members gallery. Hope you enjoy them, I love this website ,the people are so cool and you can post your pics for everyone to see and comment on , Congrats to all the people involved in running this site! Wingman out.
FEB 03, 2004 - 02:54 AM
Thanks Chip, I love the rugged look of ground attack aircraft, the Stuka, Typhoon and the Il2 Russian Shturmovik, I posted more pics in my members gallery.Wingman out.
FEB 03, 2004 - 03:00 AM
Please disregard the Letter from Laura under the Stuka pics, that's from another dio I did, I don't know how that got in there, Wingman out.
FEB 03, 2004 - 03:04 AM