Article Directory: Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

1/32 Tamiya A6M2 Zero: Current WIP

I recently started a consignment build for a friend of mine who wants 1/32 models of Pacific Campaign fighter planes. He has already taken delivery of the 1/32 Trumpeter P-40B in AVG colors, and the 1/32 Tamiya F4U-1A Corsair in […]

Airfix Fiat G.91 R-1, 1/72

Just finished this for a club ’50s group build. It was a very simple kit, but lacking in detail – no interior at all. The “seat” provided was replaced by one from the spares box, and I added wire ejection […]

Hasegawa 1/32 Fw-190D-13 (conversion)

Hard to believe that the Hasegawa 1/32 Fw-190D-9 kit has been around since 2004, but it has. From back then, the Fw-190D-13 made with a Jerry Rutman resin conversion. “Yellow 10″ Interestingly, the one-and-only Fw-190D-13 to see service was one […]

1/48 Hellcat / Year of the cat ?

Is it late yo post for the year of the cat build Anyways here is my Airfix (old otaki rebox) Hellcat kit is superb for its age

Eduard 1/48 Fw 190D-9

WIP: Eduard 1/48 Fw 190D-9, Klaus Faber’s “Rot 13”, JV44 Platzshutzstaffel. Using EagleCals#14 for markings but decided to paint the stripes instead of using the provided white stripe decals. Red tends to bleed through white decals and by then it […]

1/32nd FG-1A Corsair

I suspect most any modeler who has been at it for a while decides to take on a challenge to do something a bit off the beaten track. I’ve always been attracted to the F4U Corsair and have lost track […]

Me262 V3 prototype (HighPlane 1/72)

Terrible kit. Painted with Gunze and Tamiya acrylics. Cheers

Boulton Paul Defiant – sub collection

Hi guys, I would like to show you this series done by my father some months ago. My father used the New Airfix kit and he made the modification for each models. I hope you enjoy the photos. Here is […]

Tamiya P-47D RB RAF “73 OTU” Egypt 1945

Just had to build the matching razorback! Freightdog Decals and another must have in the collection. Ultracast seat and wheels. Happy Modelling Darren

Tamiya 1/48 P-47D BT RAF “73 OTU” Egypt 1945

A definite must do for any serious P-47 modeller! Decals from Xtradecals sheet, very good with no issues from memory. Ultracast seat and wheels Happy Modelling Darren