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ITALERI 1:48 SPITFIRE Mk. IXc

by George Henderson on April 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

This was originally going to be the oddball “beer truck” version as shown on the box-top but investigation has led me to believe that this is now a myth at least as depicted by the aircraft shown. I have found […]

Did I Tell You I Like Jugs?

by Scott Nelson on April 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

It took a week longer than I expected but, here’s the second of my 1/144 P-47D razorbacks from Platz. I think this one turned out a little better than the previous one. I had to do some reshaping on the […]

Eduard 1/48 Bf-109G-2

by Tom Cleaver on April 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

The Bf-109G in Finnish Service: During the Winter War of 1939-40, Finland obtained 24 Brewster B-239 fighters, which were the first completely-modern fighters to equip the air force. These were U.S. Navy F2A-1s, and became the first-line fighter after the […]

AMK Mig-31

by Alan Price on April 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Here are a few pictures of my AMK Mig-31 which I finished recently. This will be featured in Model Airplane International soon. This is a superb kit, the way it has been engineered to fit together hiding almost all the […]

Jindivik towed target

The Jindivik drone could be fitted with a number of pods, wing extensions, flares and towed targets. The photos are showing the target that is displayed with the JIndivik at the Classic Jets Fighter Museum at Parafield, South Australia. Included […]

Monogram R-4D/C-47

by Robert Royes on April 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Wanting to do a c-47/DC-3 for awhile now, but being space challenged even with 1/72 multi engine birds, and 1/144 being to fiddly for my aged fingers, I compromised on Monograms 1/90ish kit. Got it online a 1983 issue of […]

EADS Barracuda UAV

by IT Lahtinen on April 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

EU Goes UAV European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) UAV project Barracuda is a joint venture between Germany and Spain. Its official debut was at the 2006 ILA Berlin show. The prototype crashed into the sea during a test […]

GAF Jindivik Mk 303A

And now to something completely different…a drone! In 1948 development begun in Australia to find a suitable unmanned aircraft for missile test purposes. In 1950 a manned prototype called Pika was flown for the first time and the unmanned GAF […]

Hunter Mk 58 J – 4015

by Hans Peter Tschanz on April 9, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Hunter Mk 58 J – 4015 Squadron 11 Air Base Meiringen 1975 with winter camouflage. Kit Revell: 1:32 With kind regards Hans Peter Tschanz

Spitfire Mk.Ia (Airfix 1/72)

by Dmitry Stropalov on April 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

One of my iModeler Random Awards boxes has been finished – Airfix’s Spitfire Mk.Ia. I’ve pick this interesting scheme from ModelMaker decal sheet – airplane from No. 303 (“Kościuszko”) Polish Fighter Squadron in RAF, 1941. Except “super fabric” seat belts […]