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Alpha Jet – a ‘Year of the Cat’ build

by IAN JACKSON on August 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Hey again… Yep two finishes in as many days – definitely NOT the way I usually roll, but no matter. Kinetic 1:48 Alpha Jet with (outstanding) Wingman decals and no other extras whatsoever. Kit does have some ‘build issues’ most […]

Suchoi T-50-1 PAK-FA – Pit Road 1/144

by Björn Leichsenring on August 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Nice model from Pit Road. i built as a prototyp with grey and yellow colors. I didn´t use the decals. More picture can find at my homepage: https://strykers144.jimdo.com/gallerie/jets-1-144/suchoi-t-50-pak-fa/

BELL X-1 “Glamourous Glennis”

by Paulo Castro on August 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Bell X-1 – The mach buster On October 14, 1947, Charles E. “Chuck” Yeager became the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound in his Bell X-1, which he named Glamorous Glennis, in tribute to his wife. […]

Hasegawa’s 1/32 P-47D

by Paul Wilsford on August 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Hello. I would like to introduce you to Helen Jo of the 356th FS 9th AF. I wanted to use some of this AK Interactive’s Xtreem Metal for quite a while. I find that is is easy to apply and […]

75th Anniversary – Battle of Midway: U.S. Navy Aircraft with 1992 Autographs

by Michael Smith on August 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

This post was a little early on my weblog, but late to this build (I just saw it a few days ago) , but to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway net month I modeled one of […]

1/48 Airfix P-40B

by Brian Scott on August 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Another shelf of doom project finished . I present the awesome little 1/48 Airfix P-40B flown by 2nd Lt. George Welch , 47th Pursuit Squadron ,15th Pursuit Group Wheeler Field , Oahu ,Hawaii December 7th 1941 . Painted  with Tamiya […]

Eduard Spitfire and Trumpeter Defiant

by Alan Price on August 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Here is a double post for you all today. First the Eduard Spitfire VIII, this is simply a superb kit, an utter joy to build and one of my favourite kits so far this year. The same cant be said […]

And the winner is……. the Nord 2501 Noratlas

by neil foster on August 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Well first of all let me just thank everyone who took part in this little venture, I only did it for fun and I think it was just that so thanks again to all the boys who voted. You might […]

Before Linderg there was the R-34

by Robert Royes on August 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

A little piece of history that might not be well known. The British airship R-34 made the first double crossing of the Atlantic in 1919,Leaving from Scotland and landing at Mineola Long Island, N.Y. and then returning.The display is at […]

Wingnut Wings Pfalz D.IIIa.

by stephen leslie on August 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

This is my 1/32 Pfalz D.IIIa by Wingnut Wings with Aviattic lozenges and GasPatch turnbuckles.