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Lindberg 1/48 Convair XFY-1 VTO “Pogo”

by Joe Caputo on June 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Trivia question: What post WWII US Navy aircraft had no tail hook or wing walks? Thanks to Jaime, I finally took this one from the stash and got busy. What was supposed to be a “group” build, sort of went […]

Su-27 Flanker B (1/48 Academy or what’s left of it)

by Grega X on June 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Having bought the original box almost 20 years ago, I never intended to build my flanker out of the box, so during the years the kit box was filled with almost every available aftermarket offering available. And even then I […]

1/48 Tamiya Fw-190A-3

by Michal Walusz on June 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Hello Folks My latest completed build in 2016. This time Focke-Wulf Fw-190A-3 from Tamiya in 1/48 scale. Usually as Tamiya kit goes together with no problems. I build my model for the aircraft that was flown by Hptm. Hans Hahn […]

1/48 Fine Molds Mitsubishi A7M1 Reppu “Sam”

by Michal Walusz on June 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Hello Modelers After a long time, I would like to present one of my recent complete model. The Mitsubishi A7M1 Reppu code Sam. This kit represents the prototype version of this airplane. Not many of them were built before the […]

Convair XFY-1 Pogo, A What-if – Lindberg 1/48

by Jaime Carreon on June 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

In another universe not so far away… Marine Lieutenant Wally Warren was not a happy camper in the spring of 1968. His plan to avoid being sent to Southeast Asia by becoming a flight instructor had come to a screeching […]

Who can identify this kit ?

by neil foster on June 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

O.K guys ,everyone likes to be a smarty pants ,a know it all, an expert ,so lets see if anyone can identify this aircraft, I’ll give you as much information as I have. A couple of years ago I was […]

BAe Harrier GR 3, XV804, 233 OCU RAF Wittering England 1970.

by Allan J Withers on June 24, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

1/72 Fujimi, I modified the cockpit, nose wheel bay and engine fan, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over kit decals, built 2013.

FM-1 Wildcat in 1/48

by Tony Prince on June 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

This is the Hobby Boss kit which I picked from the stash as something easy……. You’ve probably done that: Parts fit was excellent, detail sharp & restrained but the undercarriage; that’s another story; very fiddly & the prop needed some […]

1/48 Privateer @ SoonerCon an inspiration for my next build…

by Greg Kittinger on June 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 29 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I travelled down the turnpike to Oklahoma City to attend (and enter) the SoonerCon 2017 contest. This beautiful PB4Y-2 was the belle of the ball, taking 1st in category, Modeler’s Choice, and Best of Show […]

F-14A Tomcat Wolfpack 1/72 Academy

by Dimitris Bellas on June 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

A very low quality kit but at least i tried numerous new techniques. I hope you like it.