Today was mostly a wash at the workbench. I spent a little time sanding on the B-26 but that’s about it as far as actual work goes. I did, however, select two more kits to build with the Lancaster. I’m staying on the WWII theme here and chose Academy’s 1/72 Focke Wulf Fw-190A8 and Airfix’s 1/72 Blohm & Voss BV 141 B. Both kits have been pushing to make it to the workbench and now is a great time to fit them in. Three builds is my limit for this set. I’m sure I’ll end up adding another at some point but I want to cut back a little and devote more attention to each build.
Typical Academy kit with the Fw-190. It also includes a Kubelwagen that I’m unsure if I will build. We’ll see. The kit looks great in the box. I will get more in depth this weekend and start preliminary painting.
The BV 141 is an amazing aircraft to me. I just can’t believe that it could get off the runway without flipping over to one side. It is certainly an interesting design and that’s the primary reason that I like it so much.
So every time I pick an Airfix kit, I get a little nervous that I am getting into another project build. The Lancaster will hold that position so I sure don’t need another one. The kit looks pretty good so far. I don’t think I should have any hardships but until I dig into it, I’ll never know. Preliminary paint will begin alongside the Fw-190 this weekend. There is quite a bit of glass to mask off so that will keep me busy for a while. I’m excited to see this kit finally started. Both kits will be fun to build.