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Testors/Hawk 1/48 Ryan STM-S2 Netherlands A.F.

by Robert Royes on March 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Another plane on EDO floats ,do see the theme, I actually worked for EDO in the eighties. This kit builds the prototype , I think they were in service in the Dutch East Indies in the early part of WW […]

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Monograms 1/4ish Cessna 180 with floats.

by Robert Royes on March 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

This is a reissue of the Cessna 180 with EDO floats, not sure of the actual scale, used rattle can white. spare decals.

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Monogram 1/72 UH-16 Albatross

by Tom Bebout on March 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

My contribution to the Water Wings group build is this ancient Monogram kit introduced in 1957. Props that rotate, gear that retracts,and a little life boat with downed crew. What kid wouldn’t want to build this. Grumman built over 400 […]

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Supermarine S 6B, S 1595, RAF HSF, Flt LT J N Boothman, Schneider Trophy, Calshot England 1931.

by Allan John Withers on March 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

1/72 Eastern Express, I modified and added a few things, plastic tube for propeller, cockpit details, brass bracing wires, adjusted the float struts, lead shot in floats, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future over kit decals.

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De Havilland DHC 2 Beaver, A95-201, RAAF Antarctic Flight, ANARE 1955.

by Allan John Withers on March 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

1/72 Hobbycraft, I modified a few things, brass wire to propeller shaft, clear sprue landing light, engine cowl and added some antennae and static dischargers, finished in MM and Humbrol enamels with Future over Max and other decals.

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Boeing 314 Clipper, NC18605, Dixie Clipper Pan American Airways System 1943.

by Allan John Withers on February 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

1/144 Airfix, OOB except for landing lights from clear sprue, finished in Humbrol, Revell and MM enamels with Future over kit decals. This aircraft carried President Franklin D. Roosevelt back from the Casablanca conference of January 1943.

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Water Wings group build

by Jaime Carreon on February 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Deadline is upon us, so start posting those builds! It looks like we had a pretty good turnout for this one and I’m pretty excited to see what turns up, even after keeping up with the build logs. Again, no […]

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Classic Airframes 1/48 Fiat CR-32, pilot- comandante J.G.Morato, December 1937

by Maxim Bylkin on February 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

Hello everyone! Presents its latest model, the Fiat CR-32 from the company Classic Airframes . I am very glad that it ended, because the building was not easy. I hope that you will like the result. Enjoy watching!

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Tamiya 1/72 scale P-47D

by Terry Schuler on February 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

This project begin while researching an uncle in our family who flew with the 56th FG. I had discovered a personal photograph of Lt. David Mauldin (56th FG, 61st FS) inscribed to our uncle. Lt. Mauldin’s P-47 carried the name […]

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Hobbycraft 1/48 Hawker Hurricane IIC “Night Intruder”

by Gary Brantley on February 27, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Started more than three years ago, I resumed work on this old Hobbycraft kit a month or so ago. I finished her Saturday, and made my way out to the airport today for a photo session. I messed up the […]