Article Directory: Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

F4 Sundowners Hasegawa 1/72

About a month ago I had finished this model. Here is the build thread if you guys want to check out: http://imodeler.com/groups/work-in-progress-aircraft/forum/topic/1-72-f4-sundowners-hasegawa/?topic_page=1&num=15 Actually the photos were already taken but I was too lazy to edit and clean them and write […]

1/72 Revell/Matchbox T-2C Buckeye VT-19 NAS Maridian 1975

Entering service in 1959, utilizing the wing design of the FJ-1 Fury and controls similar to the T-28, over the years the Buckeye trained thousands of naval aviators. finally being phased by the T-45 Goshawk in 2004. Revell’s 2009 reboxing, […]

1/48 Airfix Gloster Meteor F.8

I’ve had a great time building the last few years’ worth of 1/48th Airfix new tools, so I figured why not give their 2016 issue Gloster Meteor F.8 a go. I assumed this kit would live up to the ease […]

1/48 Ta 183 Huckebein ‘Afrika’

Hello there, This is a recent work of mine. The kit was reproduced in 2018 by Academy and the Original kit from AMtech was introduced at 2001. So I searched good design for paint it and I found a image […]

The movie Sir Peter should be making

Sir Peter did this for the Australian War Memorial. Can you tell the difference between the “real” footage and the CGI? I work in the business and can only differentiate when I see an S.E.5 or an Albatros going down […]

SB2C-4 Helldiver, 1/72 Academy

Here’s Academy’s 1/72 Helldiver. Recently Academy re-released this kit with Cartograf decal and diver flap PE part. and the kit itself is already top notch quality. PE part for 72th scale was first time challenge for me. and it was […]

Nose Art Group build – update

Just a friendly reminder that the Nose Art Group build is in progress and awaiting new projects. Due to requests from several participants, I’m going to extend the finish date to January 30, 2019 to allow for completion of models […]

Hasegawa (Pro Modeler) Bf-109G-2, Finnish Air Force

During the Winter War of 1939-40, Finland obtained 24 Brewster B-239 fighters, which were the first completely-modern fighters to equip the air force. These were U.S. Navy F2A-1s, and became the first-line fighter after the end of the war in […]

1/48 Monogram Pro-Modeler F-84 Thunderjet

This is a fairly older model I finally decided to build last year. It sat in my stash for many years. I do apologize for the terrible picture quality, unfortunately they are the only pictures I have left of this […]

“Year of the Cat” Kitty Hawk 1/48th SEPECAT Jaguar GR. Mk 1A RAF Operation Granby

12 RAF Coltishall Jaguars were sent to Muharraq International Airport, Bahrain in October of 1990. Here would be their base of operation throughout if and when the war would start. Several modifications were made to each of the Jags in […]