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Hawker Hunter J 34 / F 50, 34033 D, Acro Hunters, F18 wing Sweedish Air Force Tullinge 1957.

by Allan John Withers on February 6, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 Revell, I modified a few things, wing leading edge and panel lines, rear fuselage, copper wire ejector handles, canopy open, added intake covers, finished in Revell and MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over Flying Colors Aerodecals.

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Heinz Bär’s Red 23 in 1/48 scale

by Tom Rodgers on February 5, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

This was the aircraft he was flying when he made his 200th kill on 22 Apr 1944, a B-24 named Flak Magnet. This Fw190 A7 was his backup plane as his main mount at the time, was usually Red 13. […]

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Water Wings group build

by Jaime Carreon on February 5, 2017 in Aviation

Ok, here’s a quick reminder that you have just a little less than a month to get your seaplanes off the bench! No worries if anyone misses the deadline, just keep them coming. This one was just for fun, after […]

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1/48 Tamiya P-51B Mustang “Reggies Reply”

by Tolga ULGUR on February 5, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

This is 1/48 Tamiya P-51B Mustang finished with the markings of 42-106730 Reggie s Reply flown by John T Godfrey from 336th FS in April 1944. Cockpit modified by Eduard instrument panel, Quickboost gunsight and Ultracast seat Painting done with […]

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1/48 Hobbycraft Hawker Hurricane Mk1 RAAF 1945

by Paul van Acker on February 5, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

. See info taken from Point Cook website. Word is, we kinda took it ourselves, after being over run by the Japanese up in the Philipines or like. Open to opinion. So awesome. I’m hoping we nicked it. 🙂 — […]

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DH-98 Mosquito Mk. VI 1/24 Airfix

by Artur Domanski on February 5, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

My old model DH-98 Mosquito Mk. VI 1/24 Airfix Model Masters paint Eduard photo-etched seat belts Master metal barre

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The newest airplane nut meets Steve Hinton

by Tom Cleaver on February 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Grand nephew Nathan Elster, who really likes Planes of Fame Air Museum,spent his 8th birthday watching Steve Hinton fly the museum’s P-38, and then he got to meet Steve. He also liked the new P-40M/Kittyhawk III restoration

1:72 Polikarpov I-3, from Small Stuff [video]

by Editor on February 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

Can’t help but marvel at Tom Grigat’s stop-motion modeling videos at Youtube. This time he goes really tiny with 1:72 Polikarpov I-3, a fine resin kit from Small Stuff. Enjoy. The same kit has been built recently by Pavel Aparin: […]

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General Dynamics F-16XL,Monogram 1/72

by Robert Royes on February 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Got this online awhile back, I think its been in my current stash the longest. Always liked the aircraft, built it wheels up because some of the gear pieces were broken , replaced missing wing tip missile rails ,loaded out […]

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Hasegawa 1/72 scale P-51B

by Terry Schuler on February 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Most of us who build World War II aircraft, started out being interested in the ace’s. Therefore most of us have cranked out a Don Gentile “Shangri-La” P-51B. As the story goes, Don Gentile slammed his beloved aircraft into the […]