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Albatros W4 in the Red Army, Roden 1:72

by Pavel Aparin on February 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

The model is dedicated to the holiday on February 23 “Red Army Day”, to replenish the Water Wings group build The picture shows the “Albatros W4» flying in the sky of Sevastopol in 1919. “Albatros W4» was a rare aircraft […]

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Building a Better Hornet….Improving Classic Airframe’s DH Hornet in 1/48th

by Juan Benitez on February 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

I’ve always been intrigued by the lines of this plane, sleek and muscular at the same time. While not used in great numbers due to the rapid pace of jet powerplant development it saw extensive use in the battle against […]

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Revell 1/48 Dornier Do 335

by George Henderson on February 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

Next on the oddball list: This aircraft was captured by the Americans and turned over to the British. A nice kit that can be built as a single or two seater by virtue of inserts fitted over the spine. I […]

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Water Wings group build

by Jaime Carreon on February 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Ok, everyone, we have a week left until the deadline, so let’s get those models finished! If I counted correctly, there are 14 builders, some with multiple models, in the group right now and there may be a few surprises […]

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BAE Systems Hawk 51, HW302, Jaska 4, Finnish Air Force Kauhava 1990.

by Allan John Withers on February 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 Italeri, almost OOB, finished in MM enamels with Future and MM 20000 acrylic over kit decals.

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1/48 Scale Dragon Fokker Dr.1

by Tom Rodgers on February 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

My oldest son bought this kit in the mid 90’s and never built it, so I built it as a gift to him. Dragon 1/48 Fokker Dr. 1, OOB. LT. Josef Jacobs, Jasta 7, 1918, 48 kills. Pour le Merit. […]

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Airfix 1/72 J30 Mosquito

by Igor Cernisevski on February 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Finished some time ago, OOB. Colors are Gunze acrylics, decals from the box, a few things added in the cockpit. I simply love the Airfix Mosquito, somehow it looks just right to my eye. Thanks for looking, comments are always […]

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1/32 Hasegawa P-47D30 Thunderbolt “Glenn T. Eagleston”

by Tolga ULGUR on February 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

This is 1/32 Hasegawa P-47D30 finished with the markings of Maj.Glenn T Eagleston from 353rd FS in France late 1944. I have decided to modify cockpit area by using Aires set and Eduard instrument panel . Cockpit parts painted to […]

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VnAF F-5A ‘Freedom Fighter’

by IAN JACKSON on February 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Hey folks, my most recent (two hours ago) completed project – The 1:48 Kinetic F-5A/C ‘Freedom Fighter’. Mostly the kit was an easy and rewarding build – I say mostly as the fit of the intakes was laughable, not so […]

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1/48 Eduard Bf-109F-2 – Hannes Trautloft

by Tom Cleaver on February 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Hannes Trautloft and JG 54 Born March 3, 1912, Johannes “Hannes” Trautloft was among the pilots given special fighter training before the Luftwaffe was revealed. He started flight training in April 1931 at the Deutsche Verkehrfliegerschule (German Air Transport School) […]