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LTV F-8H CRUSADER – PhilippineAir force

by Farouk Tan on April 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

This Italeri kit was completed some time back (ca. 2014. The kit was modified to represent a Philippine Air Force F-8″H” by reworking the nose section (narrowed and sides straightened)and radome- reduced (“H” had a smaller and straight lines radome) […]

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Vought F-4U Corsair replica (VMF-124 Black Sheep) at Parafield Pt 2

This is the actual aircraft 2nd Lt Bennett flew when he fatally crashed during a training mission, as told in Pt 1. Among the few parts that still is possible to tell what it once was is the gull wing […]

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Vought F-4U Corsair replica (VMF-124 Black Sheep) at Parafield Pt 1

Things are slowing down a bit at the Classic Jet Fighter Museum at Parafield, right outside Adelaide in South Australia. A few bits have been sold off to other museums (the P-39 Airacobra to a Moscow museum apparently, a complete […]

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I Like Jugs

by Scott Nelson on April 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Not too long ago I posted an article about my 1/144 P-47D bubble tops from Platz. I had a chance to pick up the razorback version at a recent model contest. Today I present one of the two kits in […]

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F-16C Turkish Air Force Tiger Meet 2010

by Emre Tuzun on April 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

This is the Hasegawa’s 1/72 F-16C in TurAF NTM 2010 livery. Not much to say. Standart Hasegawa quality, ample details considering the size. Built OOb except the pitot tube from the Master. Painted with Gunze acrylics and finally Tiger Meet […]

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1/48 Tamiya AD-4 Skyraider VMA-121 Korean War

by Dan DeSilva on April 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 35 Comments

I was overjoyed when I found out that some AD-4 Skyraiders received armor plate kits in the Korean War. For me, this meant I could use the Tamiya 1/48 AD-6 kit mostly out of the box…..er… what I mean is, […]

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SAAF Harvard

by Morne Meyer on April 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

If ever the SAAF had a love affair with an aircraft then it must be with the North American T6 Texan (Harvard). The T6, known as the Harvard in the RAF, served as the classroom for most Allied pilots who […]

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iModeler Award

by Morne Meyer on April 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

The “Phantom” Airfix P 40 B finally arrived after having gone missing in the mail. Thanks again Martin for all the effort on your part to get my prize delivered!!! You have proved why iModeler IS THE BEST SITE ON […]

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Air Force One 747 GOLD (2017)

by IT Lahtinen on April 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

New Air Force One 747 is rumored to be solid gold! Made by BoingFinland this is the widest body design used so far. Solid gold engines, too. 24k. No fake news here. Model is an egg size item. Good cholesterol, […]

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My PB4Y-1 ‘Dem Bones

by Ralph Clements on March 31, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

This has taken me since mid-January to get done…not because it is so great but because I am so slow…It is the Revell 1/48 B-24D that I have tried to make represent an Atlantic Theater ASW PB4Y-1 (I think that […]