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Hasegawa 1/48 P-47D-30, Mexican Expeditionary Air Force (FAEM)

by Bryan W. Bernart on December 1, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

This was a typical Hasegawa build-fell together with little or no putty. My attempt at a NMF was complicated, time consuming and most likely unnecessary. My intent was to use as much of the Aztec decal sheet, but would have […]

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1/48 Hasegawa F-104G HAF

by Tzigkounakis Tasos on December 1, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

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Halberstadt CL.II

by Rob Pollock on December 1, 2016 in Aviation -- 32 Comments

Operational History The CL.II entered service in August 1917, and proved extremely successful, its excellent manoeuvrability, rate of climb and good field of fire for its armament allowing it to match opposing single-seat fighters. It also proved to be well […]

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A Nice Pair of Juuu… Thunderbolts.

by Scott Nelson on November 30, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

I’ve read a number of good reviews of the Platz 1/144 kits and at a recent contest I ran across a good deal at a vendor table so I decided to give one a try. In the box you get […]

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Ltjg George W Bush

by Thomas Sweeney on November 30, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Bush enlisted in the U.S. Navy on his 18th birthday, June 12, 1942, as a Seaman 2nd Class. He was commissioned an ensign and pilot and served aboard the USS San Jacinto flying Grumman Avener bombers with the 3rd and […]

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Camouflage & Markings – McDonnell F2H Banshee (Part 2)

by Editor on November 30, 2016 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

In contrast with the profiles posted in the first part of this article, the later versions of the F2H Banshee offered a rather greater variety of color schemes. These late-production Banshees also looked quite different from the original. The F2H-3 […]

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1/32 Revell F4F-4 Wildcat, Lt Cdr John Thatch, VF-3 USS Yorktown, Midway June 4, 1942

by Louis Gardner on November 29, 2016 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Tonight’s article is about a 1/32 scale Wildcat model that I built just before the Ki-43 in my previous post. It’s the Revell re-boxing of the old Monogram kit, (which I think in turn was originally a Revell release back […]

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Alconbury F-5E

by Lloyd King on November 29, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Finished this one last night. 1/48 AFV F-5E built OOB except for the resin seat. Decals are from TwoBobs and I used Bombshell Brew paints.

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1/48 Αzur Loire 130

by Tzigkounakis Tasos on November 29, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Α difficult kit, it needs a lot of scratch. I build the trailer by my self, the engine, and the most of the wind handles. The model took silver metal at IPMS of Athens in 2014

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Il-86 1/144 Zvezda

by Dmitry Ryzhenkov on November 29, 2016 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Hello, colleagues! I offer my model. The kit from Zvezda is very well known over here. Many had begun their journey in the modeling building it, and it is a nice kit. The model was made in at the request […]