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Special Hobby 1/32 Bristol M.1C

by Maxim Bylkin on June 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

Excellent model from the Special Hobby, which I tried not to spoil)). Decals are spoiled, so I took up the striped coloring. This option is not out of the box. A little fuss with scotch – and here is a […]

Hawker P1127, XP836, flown by A.W.”Bill” Bedford, Dunsfold England 1961.

by Allan J Withers on June 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 Airfix, I modified the engine intake and compressor, the pitot tube, adjusted the undercarriage and sanded off most of the rivets, finished in MM metalizer with MM sealer over kit decals, built previous to 2007.

1/48 Hasegawa F6F-3 Hellcat, The Great Mariana’s “Turkey Shoot” Lt. Arthur “Payne” Whiteway, VF-16 “Fighting Airedales” USS Lexington

by Louis Gardner on June 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 33 Comments

Today and tomorrow marks the 73rd Anniversary of the Mariana’s “Turkey Shoot”, which happened on June 19th and 20th, 1944. It is sometimes called the battle of the Philippine Sea, where the Japanese lost an estimated 550 – 645 aircraft, […]

Rotachute Mk III (Fly 1/72)

by Dmitry Stropalov on June 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

I would never knew about this project without somebody from Fly company, who decided to create a model of this strange flying thing. Rotachute had no engine and it was using a well known autorotation principle. During WWII there was […]

WingNut Wings Hansa Brandenburg W.12

by stephen leslie on June 18, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

This is my latest attempt at a WW1 subject. I’ve had a real fondness for WingNut Wings for a few years now and am gradually getting the hang of it. I’ve got up to the decalling stage now and the […]

NHIndustries NH 90, 7806, German Army 2007.

by Allan J Withers on June 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

1/72 Revell, almost OOB, I modified the tail rotor with brass tube, divided the rear door / ramp and added some ceiling panels to the cabin, finished in Revell and MM enamels with Tamiya X22+X21 over kit decals, built 2006 […]

1/72 Italeri AB-204 Italian Army

by Emre Tuzun on June 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

Hi folks, This is one of my latest builds. Hopefully, I’ll have enough time to post more in the upcoming days. This is the Italeri’s tiny 1/72 AB-204 of the Italian Army in the SAR outfit. There is not much […]

Felix rules, 1/72 F-2H-3 Banshee, VF-31

by Robert Royes on June 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

This the Hobbycraft Mcdonnell F-2H-3,in VF-31 livery circa 1953-56, I added a tail bumper and pitot tube and it kit bashed decals. I used MM aluminum plate metalizer rattle can for the paint. In this time period the Navy was […]

P47n info needed

by neil foster on June 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Hi guys, I just need some info regarding the correct colour of the missiles for my Le shima based P47n “Chautaugua”,the instruction sheet just says “metallic” which is a bit vague so I have gone for Mr Hobby stainless, but […]

Model search

by David Clark on June 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 2 Comments

My last model was a Mk4 Meteor 1/72, into a UMk15 drone as used at the Woomera Tests in South Australia. Now I am searching for a Model Mk30 & 31 Vampire kit the ones that have the Elephant Ears. […]