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The can opener: Hawker Hurricane MKIID, Hobbycraft 1:48

by Gábor Szabó on April 18, 2017 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

Hi All, This is my attempt to make a decent Hurricane MKIID from the venerable Hobbycraft kit I bought on evilbay – how appropriate – from Canada 🙂 . I always liked the Hurricane „Fury without the second wing” look […]

1/48 Hasegawa F-104S ASA M

by Brian Scott on April 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

It’s officially down . I present the awesome 1/48 Hasegawa F-104S ASA M. I used the DACO Starfighter update set , Tauro decals , Master Brass Pitot tube and Royal Resin wheels , cutting edge ejection seat . Painted with […]

1/48 Hurricane MK I, Willie McKnight, 242 Sqdn

by Colin Latta on April 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

This is Italeri’s 1/48 Hurricane Mk I. Loads of improvements, alterations and scratchbuilding, but it’s done. Paint is Tamiya’s acrylics (custom mix for the dark earth), Mix of kit and IPMS Canada “Canadian Aces” decals, and weathered with oils and […]

75th Anniversary Doolittle Tokyo Raid

by Tom Bebout on April 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

The USAF Museum is currently sponsoring a two day tribute commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raid. Twelve B-25’s from all over the country were present and they will participate in a fly over prior to a memorial […]

Cessna O-2A “Oscar Deuce” – 1:48 (Testors/Italeri)

Hi all, following my previous articles about Vietnam era helicopters, this is time for a fixed-wing! In late ‘60s USAF introduced twin-powered Cessna O-2A to replace single engine Cessna O-1 (my next project). Testors/Italeri kit is acceptable but almost basic. […]

1/48 MiG-21 UB/bis

by Boris Grgić on April 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Here’s my temporary collection of MiG-21’s (grey twin seater was sold). Plan was to assemble Croatian Air Force red/white display twin seater and standard single seater. In the meantime I was asked to assembly another twin seater for a friend. […]

Tamiya Beaufighter Mk. VI

by Tony Prince on April 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

This kit was built originally as a RAAF Mk.21 shortly after the kit was released. I later felt that the foliage green overall finish didn’t do it justice & decided to re-do it as a Mk. VI from 30 Squadron […]

Albatros Oeffag D.III Egg Plane

by Korolev Vlad on April 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Hello! My new project is in the style of an EggPlan. Enjoyable and fun viewing! Sincerely, Vlad.

Airfix 1/48 Spitfire Mk XII

by Dale Cole on April 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

Finished this up today so that my hobby tables would be available for Easter dinner (paint stains and all!) Have built 5 of the new tool Airfix kits in the past year. Had more issues with this one than the […]

Tamiya 1/48 Focke Wulf Fw-190 F-8, MTO, Italy WWII

by Chuck A. Villanueva on April 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Finally able to post this build that was completed in January. Tamiya’s excellent Fw-190 F-8, in a desert Scheme of RLM 79/80/76. It was completed about the same time as the D-9 posted earlier, but delayed only because I had […]