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Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

Airfix 1/72nd Westland Sea King HAR 3

by mark poulton on September 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

The newish Airfix Sea Kings are really good kits and build well. Whilst they maybe lack a bit of rivet detail and appear a bit more smoother skinned that real Sea Kings, in 1/72 that a liveable issue. One thing […]

A6M-3a typ 22 Zero Tamiya 1/32

by Artur Domanski on September 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Eastland WE211 Mavellic (Max Factory, 1/72)

by IT Lahtinen on September 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Eastland WE211 Mavellic (1/72) A little bit of history of the future: Just in the middle of the post digital age The Finnish Defense Forces bought a neat successor to NH90 helicopter. The leading artificial general intelligence (AGI) selected Eastland […]

1/32 Dragon Bf110E of 5.NJG 4, 1942

by Juan Benitez on August 31, 2017 in Aviation -- 33 Comments

The Me Bf110 needs no introduction for most modelers; the distinctive twin tail, twin engines and slender fuselage made for a very handsome looking airplane, albeit one that was a failure in its original intended role of Destroyer in the […]

1/48 Monogram P-51D Mustang, “Petie 2nd” Lt. Colonel John Meyer, 352nd Fighter Group, Bodney England 1944

by Louis Gardner on August 30, 2017 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

Here’s a short article about a build that I did a long, long time ago…………… This one was special to me, since it was my very first attempt at using Bare Metal Foil if memory serves me correctly. It’s the […]

1/32 Hasegawa Spitfire Mk.Va “Douglas Bader”

by Tolga ULGUR on August 30, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

This is 1/32 Hasegawa Spitfire Mk.Va with the markings of Douglas Bader’s W3185 flown by him in August 1941 in Tangmere. I have used Hasegawa’s Mk.II No.41 kit. This is re-tooled Hasegawa Mk.V with new wings parts, years ago. So […]

Iljushin Il-76TD „Candid“ – Trumpeter 1/144

by Björn Leichsenring on August 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

I saw many nice built Candids und Midas on this site, so I would also like to show my version. It´s a cargoairline from Azerbaijan names Silkway Airline. Decals are from TwoSixDecals and correctionset for engines and tailcone from Brazmodels.

1/48 Tamiya AD-3 Skyraider

by Brian Scott on August 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Shelf of doom # 3 complete . 1/48 Tamiya AD-3 Bu.No. 122743 air VMW -121 based at K-3 ( Pohang ) Korea 1951. Started on this almost two years ago. Finally she is completed . Painted with Mr. Paints and […]

Not another Phantom…!

by Craig Abrahamson on August 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 38 Comments

A quick 2-3 day build followed by another quick set of (indoor) pics – and it unfortunately shows! How does one “weather” a really dark gray airplane? Dunno? Me either apparently. It turned out pretty bad – as is painfully […]

1:16 Sopwith Camel F.1 – Fuselage

by Rob Pollock on August 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

Arguably the most difficult and complex part of the build to date, the fuselage is now complete, with the exception of the cockpit coaming, which is added at a later stage. As with the wings, the structure was built up […]