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Matchbox 1/72 Halifax

by Igor Cernisevski on February 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Hi guys, another one from me. Completely rescribed, interior completely upgraded, but you can’t see it from the photos, exhausts came from Revell, props are reshaped and thinned, gun barrels are Quickboost. Paints are Gunze, exhaust stains and wash Tamiya. […]

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Hasegawa 1/72 P-51C “Miss Pelt”

by Igor Cernisevski on February 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Hello everybody, here is my try at Hasegawa P-51C. Built almost OOB, with addition of Quickboost exhausts. Painted with Gunze Aluminium and Red, wash is Tamiya, and exhaust stains and dirt a combination of Tamiya smoke and Tamiya D weathering […]

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Hawker Hurricane Mk.I Trumpeter 1/24

by Artur Domanski on February 18, 2017 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

My Hawker Hurricane Mk.I Trumpeter 1/24 Model Masters Paint

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TRUMPETER 1/48 WESTLAND WYVERN S.4 (LATE)

by George Henderson on February 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

The aircraft J/371 s/nWN328, shown moments before ejection by Lt. Cdr. “Smokey” Cowling was one of two Wyverns lost during Operation Musketeer, on Nov. 05 1956. Not a bad kit though reading Tom Cleaver’s article on another site saved me […]

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Revell 1/48 MQ-9 Reaper

by Andrew Frill on February 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Fellas, Revell’s Reaper built OOB with scratch built intake and exhaust, and camera lens covers. Finished in Tamiya acrylics with decals by Caracal, Fireball and Afterburner. Andy

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Accurate Miniatures 1/48 P-51C

by Tom Bebout on February 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

When you get some time off, build some models is what I say. Seem to be on a P-51 kick right now and here’s my latest off the work bench. Had some trouble closing up the fuselage but believe it […]

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2017 Build Plan (?!)

by Greg Kittinger on February 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Well, just for the heck of it, I decided last week what my build objectives are for this year. Part of my problem is that most of my stash is stored in large plastic totes in the garage, and because […]

Some Aviation Truisms (Please feel free to add any of your own)

by Gary Stevenson on February 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

Aviation Truisms. Blue water Navy truism; There are more planes in the ocean than there are submarines in the sky. If the wings are traveling faster than the fuselage, it’s probably a helicopter — and therefore, unsafe. Navy carrier pilots […]

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Special Hobby 1/72 Yak-17

by Greg Kittinger on February 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Several months ago, a modeler in Tulsa passed away, and his family donated the kits to our club asking that we pass them on to modelers who would build (rather than sell) the kits. We ended up distributing the kits […]

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Hasegawa 1/48 P-40E Kittyhawk….

by Stan Traas on February 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

Well, good people keep trying to drag me from the dark side to the light….. and I always resist. Except for this time- A good kop (whose favorite A/C is the P-40) dared/cajoled me into doing a Kittyhawk. Credit for […]