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1/48 Nichimo Ki-51 Sonia

by Kevin Thompson on December 2, 2012 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

This is the 40 year-old Nichimo Sonia kit just finished a couple weeks ago. This kit was way ahead of its time with its quality and detail. Hope you enjoy the pics!

Tamiya 1/48 scale P-51D Mustang with Custom Markings for a Christmas Present

by George Tufnail on December 2, 2012 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

This idea hatched in August, 2011 when my sister expressed her love for the Mustang!! “It’s shiny and sounds so cool”!! Little light bulb in my head went “Ping!” and this was the result. It is my first time playing […]

Chino’s MiG-15 in flight

by Tom Cleaver on December 2, 2012 in Aviation -- 2 Comments

Proving just how good a pilot Steve Hinton is, here he is flying formation with a Cessna 210, from which I took these pix. And in case you want to ask “How close was he?” these photos were taken with […]

Nichimo 1/48th Ki-45 ‘Toryu’ OOB Dual Build

by Erik Wade Whipple on December 2, 2012 in Aviation -- 2 Comments

This pair of Nichimo Ki-45s was built with no extras other than seatbelts. These had been in my stash for years and I’d also obtained the Hasegawa kit, so I decided to build these first since I was in the […]

1/48th ProModeler by Revell-Monogram Bf-110G-4

by Walt Babst on December 2, 2012 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

I thought since I posted pictures of my Cyber Hobby Bf-110 that it my be interesting to also post pictures of my Revell-Monogram Bf-110G-4. I built this one a while back and have to say I really enjoyed the kit. […]

Ki-61

by Seth Marshall on December 1, 2012 in Aviation -- 2 Comments

Hasegawa’s 1/48 Ki-61. I finished this one a couple of years ago. OOB.

Chino’s D4Y3 Judy (WIP)

by Tom Cleaver on December 1, 2012 in Aviation

Some pix of Chino’s D4Y3 Suisen (Judy). Terrible weather, but this was the first time she was out in public and got started up, so it was a case of suck it up and unlimber the camera. The airplane will […]

Tamiya 1/48th F4F-4 with KMC F4F-3 Conversion Set

by Erik Wade Whipple on December 1, 2012 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

This Wildcat is finished in the VF-42 markings of the machine flown by Scott McCuskey at the Battle of Coral Sea, while shipped aboard the USS Yorktown. The KMC -3 wings fit very nicely, but cutting and filing the mating […]

Koga’s Zero

by Chris Wallace on December 1, 2012 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

“ONE OF THE GREATEST PRIZES OF THE PACIFIC WAR.” As part of the greater battle of Midway, this Zero flew from the Ryujo and took part in a raid on Dutch Harbor in the Aleutians. The Zero was damaged in […]

Grumman F6F-3 Otaki/Arii 1/48

Started with the best of intentions to be a straight forward OOB build, the urge to add a few extra details began as I realized how well the rather basic kit captured the shape of the Hellcat. The discovery of […]