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Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

MonoFix SHAR FRS.1

by John Martincevic on October 21, 2016 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

Before Kinetic released the British 1st Gen. SHARs the only good way to build one was a kit-bash. Here is my bash from 2013/14. There is too much to describe here so I have included a link to my WIP […]


1/48 Monogram Mil-24VP Krocodil

by John Martincevic on October 20, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

1/48 Revell Monogram Mil-24 with Cobra Products cockpit set, Cobra VP conversion, and CMK tail boom extension, wheels, wing pylons, Begemot codes & Stars, Linden Hill stencils, Aeromaster numbers. 2.5 degrees of tilt modified into fuselage per Mil. drawings. Bort […]


1/32 Scale Silver Wings Gloster Gladiator Mk 2, SAAF, 1940

by Marc Barris on October 19, 2016 in Aviation -- 33 Comments

This is a kit that I have wanted to build for a long time, I want to try and build as many 1/32 SAAF Aircraft as I can, so this Gladiator was one kit that I had to have, I […]


F-16I Sufa (Hasegawa, Eduard, 1:48)

by Christian Ristits on October 19, 2016 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

This one I have built a few months ago – always wanted an Isreali F-16 as the camo is really nice. It is not 100% correct, as I have airbrushed free-hand. I have used an Eduard PE Set for the […]


Otaki 1/48 Focke-Wulf FW-190

by James Kelley on October 18, 2016 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

An old kit from the 1970s, but went together very well. No putty or filler needed anywhere. Painted with Gunze-Sangyo acrylics, and markings are from an old Cutting Edge sheet. The only modifications done were drilling out the gun barrels.


Hasegawa 1/72 RF-101C Voodoo

by Greg Kittinger on October 18, 2016 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

Started this over two years ago. Got a bit distracted trying to decide what to do with all the raised panel lines that got obliterated by sanding down the seams, and other builds seemed like more fun! In the end, […]


Curtis P 40E Kittyhawk, A29-41, 75 Sqn RAAF Port Moresby 1942.

by Allan John Withers on October 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

1/72 Academy, the second of my Kittyhawks so far, I modified a few things, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Tamiya X22, + X21 over Aussie and Badger decals. Flown by Flt Lt Les Jackson DFC and Bar with […]


Corsair build, some tips, and what a great fit

by Rob Anderson on October 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

First, the beer. I am not in general fond of Pumpkin beers, especially ones from larger breweries. As often as not it is like they tried to stuff a pie in a bottle with some alcohol. But here in the […]


Water Wings group build

by Jaime Carreon on October 16, 2016 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

Just a friendly reminder that we’re running a group build dedicated to seaplanes, flying boats and any aircraft that operate from water. The build started September 1st and will run through March 1st 2017, so if you’re looking for a […]


Tamiya 1/48 Corsair IV

by Tom Cleaver on October 16, 2016 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

The Fleet Air Arm was interested in the Corsair as soon as they heard about it, and began receiving Corsairs under Lend-Lease in 1943. At a time when the U.S. Navy was declaring the Corsair unsuitable for operations aboard an […]