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Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

1/48 Dassault Rafale M

by John Healy on January 15, 2018 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

This is the very nicely molded Revell kit. The Rafale is my favorite modern jet and the kit has been in my stash for years. I waited to build it until I found an eye catching set of markings to […]

1/32 Sea Venom

by Yves Dhont on January 15, 2018 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

My first 1/32 scale plane Thanks for comments and helpful critics

Bomber Command Mosquito B.IV

by Julian Shawyer on January 14, 2018 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

This is the second Tamiya 1/48th scale Mosquito I built when they were first released. The first one I built was the FB Mk VI version. This is the Tamiya Mosquito B Mk.IV released in 1999. Painted with Aeromaster acrylic […]

Hurricane Mk IV

by Alan Price on January 13, 2018 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Here is my Hurricane Mk IV, this is a 6 Squadron aircraft flown by Bert Newman in late 1944/early 1945. Bert has recently been interviewed by John Mollison and this will appear on Johns website ( ) soon. Bert […]

Accurate Miniatures 1/48 P-400

by Tom Bebout on January 13, 2018 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Just a little nudge for someone building an awesome 1/32 P-400 on iModeler. Completed this kit probably 7 years ago after deciding to build models again. Boy have I learned a lot since then. This was my first attempt at […]

QANTAS PB2B-2 Catalina

by Ray Seppala on January 12, 2018 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

This is the 1/72 Academy PBY-5A converted to a PB2B-2 in QANTAS markings (by Hawkeye Models Australia) with the Red Roo Conversion set. First completion for 2018.

Wolfpack 1/48 T-38

by Brad Bronov on January 12, 2018 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Another completion from last year. Not too much to say about this guy…the kit was fair, some parts better than others. The resin included by Wolfpack was pretty darned good, but the PE was miserable to work with….Manufacturers, please don’t […]

1/48 Hobby Craft P-26 Peashooter

by Tom Rodgers on January 11, 2018 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Work in progress: The Faberge´ “Easter Egg” of Fighter Planes…a gift for my wife. Hobby Craft kit, Yellow Wings decals, Starfighter and Eduard rigging and PE. Paint by Vallejo Air. Kit build and painting went nicely. Decals were very good […]

1/48 Canadian CF-5D – an old school kitbash

by Colin Latta on January 11, 2018 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Here’s an oldie from over 20 years ago. It’s a 1/48 Testors F-5A wings and fuselage, a Monogram cockpit section (heavily modified) and canopy, with the nose and tip tanks vacuformed over balsa wood masters. Everything was rescribed, and detailed, […]

Tamiya 1/48 P-51D “Big Beautiful Doll” & 1941 Ford…Lt. Col. John Landers…35 1/2 kills

by bob mack on January 10, 2018 in Aviation -- 27 Comments