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Pilatus PC 6 1/32 scale scratch build

by Marc Barris on September 6, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

I have posted some more progress pics of the Pilatus, I have installed the scratch built cargo pallet with drums and jerry cans, and installed the roof, I needed to shape the roof to get the fit ok. Hope you […]

TF-9J Cougar VA-43 NAS Oceana VA. 1965-67,Year of the,Cat,group build

by Robert Royes on September 5, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

This year of the cat build is Swords 1/72 TF-9J Twogar. A bit of a challenge to build[for me] no locating pins, kind of soft plastic, ill fitting in some places, the kit decals tended to curl when you go […]

Eduard 1/48 Yak-3

by John Clark on September 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 35 Comments

This is the 1/48 Yak-3 by Eduard. I put a Aerobonus pilot, Yahu instrument panel and Ultracast exhausts. The decals are from Begamot. Pilot is Marcel Albert from the Normandie-Nieman Group.

Pucarà 1/48 Acongaua with recce drone Mirach 100/2. Cordoba, Argentina 1988. Part 2.

by Roberto Colaianni on September 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

Finally I found a little time to write part 2 of the article about my 1/48 Pucarà, which was ended just in time for Moson Model Show in April 2017, after 3 years of start and stop. Here is the […]

PC 6 1/32 scale scratch built

by Marc Barris on September 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

This is the progress so far……….. Changed the spinner on the propeller, the old one was too blunt, the PC 6-H12 had a longer more pointed one, scratch built the tail wheel, and painted the nose white to see how […]

Corsair Mk.II

by Julian Shawyer on September 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

This is the Tamiya 1/72 scale Corsair with the wings clipped to represent a Fleet Air Arm machine. I used a Eduard etched zoom set for the cockpit. The paints are all Xtracylix, and the decals are by Techmod. Vought […]

ITALERI 1:48 HARVARD MK.IV

by George Henderson on September 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

An RCAF kite from the Goldilocks Aerobatic Team based out of RCAF Station Moose Jaw (Sask). The team was formed in 1962 and were designed as a parody of the famous “Golden Hawks” team. In 1964, with the conversion of […]

1/32 Dragon P-51D, 360th FS, 356th FG, The Mighty 8th

by Juan Benitez on September 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

This P-51 represents another one of those unsung heroes of WW2, Lt (later Capt) Preston Easley. A West Point graduate, he flew 57 missions in Europe in both P-47’s and P-51’s, and finished the war with a DFC and 5 […]

Sopwith Camel F.1 – Upside Down and Back to Front: Undercarriage and Lower Plane

by Rob Pollock on September 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

This is the final instalment of the 1:16 Sopwith Camel F1 build sequence. The remaining work is with the main and cabane struts, upper plane and rigging, so the next time I post (all being well) it will be to […]

Progress on ICM kit, 1:48 scale Dornier Do-17Z-2….Finally…

by Frederick J Seitz III on September 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

I managed to get a few hours on the bench this past week. Got work done on a Hasegawa 1:48, A6M2, (Paint ready), some detail work on another Hasegawa kit, 1:32 F6F-5, “Hellcat”, and this beautiful kit, ICM’s Dornier Do-17Z-2. […]