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1/32 AV-8b

by Rob Colvin on December 18, 2012 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

Built before all the resin extras……. Removed the GPS antenna the Day attack bird did not have it Stretched the outboard pylons The kit parts were too short Filled the divot on the inboard pylons. The divot is not there […]

A-4Q Skyhawk, Fujimi 1/72th

by Ricardo Dacoba on December 18, 2012 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

A4Q piloted by Captain Philippi on 21 May 1982 during the Falklands War. Snakeye bomb impacted the British frigate HMS Ardent, after being shot down by a Sea Harrier (black 14), being able to successfully eject.

Red Baron

by Editor on December 18, 2012 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Recently, we had several mentions of the racing Mustangs: here, here and here, so I thought it is the right moment to pull out this from my archives. Here is the model of the most famous of them all, the […]

Frank Luke’s SPAD XIII – Hobbycraft 1/32

by Tom Cleaver on December 18, 2012 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

There is no pilot of World War I in any air force who more fits the mythology of the “Great Flying Ace of the Great War” than The Arizona Cowboy, Frank Luke. The working-class kid with no education around a […]

Hurricane for Christmas

by George Tufnail on December 18, 2012 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

This is a ten day wonder. It is the Airfix 1/48 scale kit, and took me about 14 hours total over 10 days. The personal markings are home made as is the aircraft ID. Under the tail is my brother-in-laws […]

B-17G “Chow Hound” Revell 1/48

by Billy Smith on December 17, 2012 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

This plane was my third official build and it was and still is my favorite build, but the b-26 will probably surpass this plane for the favorite build spot once I finish it. This plane was my first real attempt […]

Italeri 1/72 RCN H04S-3

by George Tufnail on December 17, 2012 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

No real reason why I built this kit. I build very few whirly-birds, but this one just appealed to me. It is kinda cute. All of the high-vis is Testors Flourescent Red, out of the little square bottle we all […]

1/48 Hasegawa F-4E Phantom

by Matt Mears on December 17, 2012 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

Hey Guys, this one is for a friend, it may sound bad but i would like to win him the 1/32 MUSTANG ! he has helped me so much with my modelling and couldn’t think of a better surprise, Aftermarket […]

Blue Max 1/48 Halberstadt CL.II

by Merrill Anderson on December 16, 2012 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

Some more of my ‘paleomodeling’, the Blue Max Halberstadt. I have always liked the lines of the Halberstadt CL’s. The kit was a typical ‘limited production’ from a few years back, you had to make the parts go together. Covered […]

Eduard 1:48 SPAD S.XIII

by Maxim Bylkin on December 16, 2012 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Model of dioramas, about which I have spoken. Almost from box assembly, said only the pilot. Perhaps the aircraft will be too yellow, my mistake, but had to paint in the evenings under the lamp. And so probably got the […]