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Desert Duo, 1/72nd Sepecat Jaguars GR.1,RAF Operation Granby 1991

by Chuck A. Villanueva on August 27, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

These desert cats were built over 15 years ago. An inspiration for the “Year of the Cat GB”. The first Jag is the Hasegawa kit #E23, this one is the oldest of the pair, being built around 1996 or so. […]

FIAT G.91 R1 ESCI 1/48

by Josh Patterson on August 27, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Just getting to posting a weekend build. The first time I saw a picture of a Gina (young enough to be pre-internet, but still old enough to know what “license built” meant), I thought it was a license built Sabre. […]

Zvezda Boeing 737-800

by mark poulton on August 27, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Though not contributed for quite a while have been modelling away. Just finished Zvezda’s Boeing 737-800 which went together very well. Straightforward build and very impressed by how good Zvezda’s kits are moulded and packaged. Decided not to use the […]

Su-34 Fullback

by Richard Mcstay on August 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 40 Comments

Hi again folks, just finished building Mr Putin’s flying tank! This is the fairly new Hobbyboss 1/48 scale kit of the strike flanker and the first ever Su-34 in this scale. I waited ages for its release and eventually bought […]

Scratch build 1/72 Gulfstream G650 ER

by Kurt Warren on August 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

…So I’ve always wanted to build models from scratch because I knew there where some aircraft that just weren’t available from manufacturers. Recently I made the decision to give it a go. Part of why I build airplanes models is […]

Soko Galeb G-2, 1/35

by Zoran Sivcev on August 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Yugoslav jet trainer Soko Galeb G-2, acro group. scratch build from wood 1/35

Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter 0-30152 – Minicraft 1/144

by Björn Leichsenring on August 24, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Few pics of my Stratofrighter with scratchbuilt flaps and cowling. Show the last pictures. This kit was not easy to build and need many corrections.

Z-M 48th F-4 Phantom

by Craig Abrahamson on August 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 48 Comments

The term “over-engineered” is often used to describe some manufacturing techniques lately. I can’t really say that this is the case here, but it did seem (at least to me), that Z-M made this kit a little more ‘complicated’ that […]

75th Anniversary – Doolittle Raid: 1/72 B-25 Doolittle Raider

by Michael Smith on August 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

I realized the day before April 18, 2017 that the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid was coming up the next day – and I was close to finishing my 1/72 B-25 in Doolittle Raider markings. The kit is out […]

75th Anniversary – Battle of the Coral Sea: 1/700 U.S.S. Lexington (CV-2) & 1/72 Leppla/Liska VS-2 SBD

by Michael Smith on August 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

I finished two models to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea, which concluded with the sinking of the U.S.S. Lexington (CV-2) on May 8, 1942. The ship is a 1/700 scale U.S.S. Lexington(CV-2) by Trumpeter. […]