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1/48 Eduard Do-190D

by Tzigkounakis Tasos on March 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

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1/48 FW-190F-8

by John Healy on March 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 36 Comments

This is the mid ’90s Tamiya kit that I’m ashamed to admit has lurked in the bowels of the stash since at least 1996. I’ve shied away from WW2 German stuff because I’ve never been very happy with my mottled […]

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Tamiya 1:48 Dewoitine D.520

by Erich Goldbach on March 18, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Subject: D.520 of the Regia Aeronautica, 24th Autonomous Fighter Group, Sicily and Southern Italy Assembly: This model was built OOB with the additions of Eduard PE seat belts. Painting/Decals/Weathering: I used Polly Scale acrylics and AeroMaster paints; AM RLM 80 […]

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Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig 27 “Flogger D”, 27, Soviet Air Force 1976.

by Allan John Withers on March 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

1/72 Hasegawa, OOB, built around 2004 / 2005, finished in MM enamels with Tamiya X22 and MM 20000 acrylic over kit decals.

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Tu-154 Of Omskavia, Plasticart, 1/100

by Dmitry Ryzhenkov on March 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

Hello, dear friends. It so happened that I got my hands on a set of German firms Reifra. Saying she’s revived the line when your favorite GDR-ovsky Plasticart models. Indeed, in the box lay the sprues painfully known. All in […]

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Yoo-hoo?! No, Uhu.

by Scott Nelson on March 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 32 Comments

My newest archiving addition is the 1/48 Tamiya He-219 Uhu. I got this kit pretty cheap from a vendor at a local contest. A couple pieces were broken but, nothing too difficult to fix. I am a modeler after all […]

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1/48 HobbyBoss Early F4U-4

by Jim Sullivan on March 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

More often than not I now find myself building a model based on some photo that grabs me. Such is the case with this Corsair build. I used the HobbyBoss F4U-4 with the curved windscreen or as HobbyBoss calls it, […]

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1/72 Super Model Cant Z 506

by Joe Caputo on March 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

This is another old one from the stash. While several versions can be built from this kit, I tried to choose what I thought was the most colorful. I enjoyed the build, and thought the little research I did, most […]

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Lockheed P 38E F4 Lightning, A55-3, 1 PRU RAAF Coomalie NT 1943.

by Allan John Withers on March 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 Airfix, I modified the nose, fitted brass tube and wire to the prop’s, added antennae and just enough weight for it to sit, finished in Polly Scale acrylics and MM enamels with MM acrylics over Daves decals, Aussie and […]

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Noorduyn Norseman, A71-6, 4 Communications Unit RAAF Archerfield Qld 1945.

by Allan John Withers on March 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

1/72 Matchbox, almost OOB, I replaced the intermediate wing struts with sprue, replaced the engine and fitted 0.010″ brass tailplane bracing wires, finished in MM and Revell enamels with Future and Xtra flat over Aussie and Ventura decals from the […]