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Year of the Cat F4F Wildcat

by Josh Patterson on December 30, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Got too busy with the holiday season and also wanted to get one of these posted before the year was over. So, there’s no antenna as I couldn’t wait for some EZ Line. I should’ve taken the photos yesterday when […]

1/48 Hasegawa Ki-27 Nakajima Type 97 “Nate” 77th Sentai

by Louis Gardner on December 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

Tonight’s posting will quite probably be my last “new” article for the year. It follows hot on the heels of my other Ki-27 article that was posted last night. John Clark inspired me to finish both of these kits up […]

THE FRYING PAN CHALLENGE! Part 5. Model finished. Challenge met.

by Ulf Lundberg on December 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Is that correct English by the way? Do you “meet” a challenge? Anyway, here she is. Since the last post, I’ve worked with thin mists of various colors over the paintwork and with artists colored pencils on the decals, to […]

Pilatus PC 21, 1/32 scale Scratch Built, Part 2

by Marc Barris on December 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

Well after all the Christmas food, I decided that I need some exercise, so I got back to work. Here are the steps I took to get to where I am now, this has taken about a day and a […]

1/48 Hasegawa Ki-27 Nakajima Type 97 “Nate” 246th Hiko Sentai

by Louis Gardner on December 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 29 Comments

Here’s one I finished up a few days ago. I finally got around to posting up some photos……………. I was inspired to post this plane after looking at the excellent posting by John Clark with his “Nate”. This is a […]

F-14A Tomcat VF-41 august 1981

by Rapid27 on December 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

Hello, I choose to represent this plane because when the old 1/48 F-14 Monogram appear, a french modeler dicided to publish this plane in “Fana de l’aviation”. I read this book a lot of time since 1982 and i am […]

1/48 Revell (ProModeller) SB2C-4 Hellldiver

by Michal Walusz on December 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Hello Folks My latest completed build. This time last of US Navy dive bomber SB2C-4 Helldiver from Revell. The kit goes together rather well the only problem I have was installing resin replacement wheel bays. I have some gaps to […]

Avia BH-11 “Boska” (Kovozavody Prostejov 1/72)

by Dmitry Stropalov on December 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

No, this year is not over! One more kit should be completed before 2018 will arrive! – this is what I was thinking about last week. So, the result. Avia BH-9/11 is a tiny sport aircraft from the golden age […]

As long as we’re talking about jacks….

by Jaime Carreon on December 27, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Here’s one of 747-100’s on jacks for a retraction check at the Los Angeles maintenance base just before we retired the Whales in 1999. These normally weren’t done outside unless the hangars were full, which was probably the case here. […]

Heller 1/72 Dassault Mirage III-R

by Ferry Dierckxsens on December 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

With 3 other models in various stages of building I’ve just finished this re-edition of this old Heller kit of the Mirage III-R in 1/72. I’s a basic kit, keeping in mind the tooling is over 40 years old, but […]