Sep 232014
 
Douglas Model 1186-C 1/72 Scale Resin Kit by Sharkit

Several months ago Renaud Mangallon of Sharkit was kind enough to send me a complimentary 1/72 scale resin kit of the Douglas Model 1186-C, which is based on the drawings and information found in my book, Secret Aerospace Projects of the U.S. Navy: The Incredible Attack Aircraft of the USS United States, 1948-1949. The cover art […]

May 082011
 
Douglas Model 1186-C Long Range Special Attack Aircraft - Scratchbuilt 1/48th Scale Model

One of my goals in researching and publishing books and articles on little known aircraft studies and proposals from decades past is to inspire modelers, illustrators, filmmakers, etc. to eventually bring some of these remarkable designs to life. Many of the studies I’ve uncovered have been unconventional, sometimes downright bizarre, and occasionally beautiful — certainly […]

Model Kits

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Jan 012011
 
Model Kits

This page catalogs the model kits produced over the years depicting aircraft studies covered by Jared Zichek in his various publications.  We will update this page with new kits as they are released. If you are a model manufacturer and would like to produce a subject presented on RetroMechanix.com or in one of our publications, […]