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Tamiya 1/48 scale DeHavilland Mosquito MK VI

by Terry Schuler on October 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Depiction: 605 squadron / 100 bomber support group. Bradwell Bay Essex England 1943. Pilot Leader: Heath One of the aircraft that is probably on everybody’s list of their top favorite aircraft of WWII, and what’s not to like. The beautiful […]

Tom McGuire’s P-38H

by Tom Cleaver on October 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Trumpeter P-38 with Jerry Rutman’s early P-38 conversion set. Had a friend up-size 1/48 personal markings to 1/32 for this. Hard to believe I did this 13 years ago, but there you go… Thomas Buchanan “Tommy” McGuire, Jr., was born […]

F-4J Phantom II ‘Showtime 100’, 1/72 Academy

by Hongseob CHOI on October 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

Phantom II is always loved for all aircraft modelers. I built my first one (because its’ not possible to build just one phantom!) with Academy’s new tool kit. It is Snap tite kit so you can build without glue or […]

F-5E Photo Lightning

by Tom Cleaver on October 18, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Trumpeter 1/32 P-38L with Jerry Rutman’s resin F-5E conversion. Here’s the best story I know about a photo-Lightning mission: The Loire River Death Ride of “Chili” Childress: One of the most hair‑raising missions ever flown by the 7th Photo Group […]

P-38 walkaround

by Tom Cleaver on October 18, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Some photos taken 10+ years ago out at Planes of Fame of a P-3L in NMF. My mother always claimed that the first word I said was “airplane!” (opane!) as I pointed up at a P-38 flying over the park […]

Mig-15, Tamiya 1/48

by Tomáš Pelej on October 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

This Mig model is supposed to be an older idle machine somewhere on the edge of the airport somewhere in Russia. The model is without accessories and I built it as a test of metallic colors and riveting.

Yak-18A Amodel 1/72

by Dmitry Ryzhenkov on October 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Hello, friends! Today finished another model. This is a sports training aircraft Yak-18A. Kit from the firm Amodel in scale 1/72. Stand homemade. I hope you will enjoy.

Pilatus PC 6 Scratch Build 1/32 scale

by Marc Barris on October 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Here we go again, this build has been an absolute challenge from the beginning. I have found that I have problem solving skills that I never thought I had. Before I left for the Congo I decided to laminate the […]

F-16C Block 32 ANG Arkansas, Tamiya 1/48

by Tomáš Pelej on October 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

This time I’ll add the smaller Viper from Tamiya. The machine is marketed by the National Guard of the State of Arkansas. The kit was supplemented with the brake shields and RBF flags from Eduard and the Plusmodel ladder.

F-16C Block 50 “Mig Killer”, Tamiya 1/32 + Logan tow tractor, Aerobonus 1/32

by Tomáš Pelej on October 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

This machine shot down on May 4, 1999 Serbian Mig-29 over Kosovo during Operation Allied Force. The kit is complemented by Aires nozzle, cables in the lead worm shafts, and I added a Logan tow tractor by Aerobonus (Aires)