Modeling by Halvar von Flake


Reference For Your 300 SL Project

by Halvar von Flake on September 10, 2016 in Cars & Motorcycles -- 8 Comments

Guys, some of you may contemplate about building Tamiya’s new Mercedes 300 SL like Jack and George already did. Back to the classics – part 2 Back to The Classics I found this magnificent car today at the Schlumpf Museum […]


Tamiya F4U-1 Corsair 1/32

by Halvar von Flake on April 29, 2016 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

This is my third build of the superb Tamiya kit and here are the reasons for my infinite F4U loop. First, this is a marvellous subject. I like the paint schemes and really, nothing weathers like a Pacific Corsair. The […]


Moson 2016 – My Personal Highlights

by Halvar von Flake on April 17, 2016 in Show Reports -- 11 Comments

After Martin did all the historian’s work, here comes my personal selection of Moson 2016’s best in show models. It’s sunny and friendly down here and if you have nothing better to do in spring 2017, come to Moson. Arrrrrrr, […]


A Visit to Tamiya Plamodel Factory in Tokyo (Video with Planes and Ships)

by Halvar von Flake on November 30, 2015 in Show Reports -- 1 Comment

Here’s the second part of my video from the Tamiya Plamodel Factory. For introduction please see the recent post about cars and motorbikes.

A Visit to Tamiya Plamodel Factory in Tokyo (Video)

by Halvar von Flake on November 29, 2015 in Show Reports -- 5 Comments

Dear friends, a business trip is leading me to Japan these days. The Tamiya Plamodel Factory, located in Shimbashi area close to Tokyo Station, is half the brand’s flagship store and half a museum of Tamiya models. On the ground […]


Interview with Revell at Telford 2015

by Halvar von Flake on November 19, 2015 in News -- 5 Comments

Here’s our interview with Volker Vahle, Project Manager from Revell GmbH, on Revell’s new and forthcoming kits from that company


Product News – Aires

by Halvar von Flake on November 8, 2015 in News -- 11 Comments

Aires have their entire product portfolio at the show and one gets the impression that there is almost no aircraft without according Aires offerings. The guys from the Czech family company seem to model their bodies in the mornings and […]


Product News – Alclad II

by Halvar von Flake on November 7, 2015 in News -- 6 Comments

Alclad II, known for their outstanding lacquer based metaliser paints, have presented a range of standard colours at Telford. The new series is enamel based, airbrush ready and instantly drying according to the manufacturer.


Back On Stage …

by Halvar von Flake on November 7, 2015 in Show Reports -- 6 Comments

… with a superb 1/72 Avro Shackleton: Revell. Look at this super-crisp surface texture. I let the pictures tell the story.


New Arrivals at Telford – My Peronal Top5

by Halvar von Flake on November 7, 2015 in Show Reports -- 7 Comments

Three hours after the doors of 2015 Scale Model World at Telford have opened: here come my Top 5 new arrivals. Well, it’s actually 6, but I really don’t know which one to cancel.