Gene Klemanek cross-pollinated a Dumas kit with detailed Cleveland Model & Supply plans to make this 30-inch wingspan Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk,
a rare dirigible escort from the early 1930s. Photo by Nick Norman.
The author’s brother, Bob, is a prize-winning IPMS figure painter who
created this handsome model of Baron von Richthofen, as he appeared
shortly before his death in 1918. Photo by Holly Chenail.
Corp. MacGregor, tail gunner of the author’s 1:24-scale Lancaster,
cheerfully waves before being installed inside the model along with the
rest of the crew. All of the figures were carved from Styrofoam.
124 Model Aviation SEPTEMBER2016