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Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

Roden Albatros D.III

by Carmelo Rodrigo on August 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

The first post and my first model of the first world war. I had never been encouraged to build such aircraft, Until I discovered the models of Wingnut Wings. But finding these kits from Spain at reasonable prices is complicated […]

French Hellcat- 1/48 Hasegawa F6F-5

by Dan DeSilva on August 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 34 Comments

I have always wanted to build a French Hellcat, and years ago when i was able to get hold of some Model Art decals I set aside a Hasegawa 1/48 F6F-5 for this build. After some research, I noticed that […]

Mitsubishi F1M2 Observation Seaplane Type 11

by Julian Shawyer on August 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Hasegawa 1/48th scale Mitsubishi F1M2 Zero Observation Seaplane type 11 “Pete” With this kit I used the separate Photo-Etched parts set from Hasegawa. The set included, bracing wires, instrument panels, gunsights and bomb fins. The seat belts are from Eduard. […]

It’s a Hawg !!

by Phil Steele on August 18, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

This has been a big project !! Now with some touch up’s and a clear coat, (and the Hawg decals) they’ll be ready for the owners to install their equipment.

Airfix kit from 1953

by Michael Knights on August 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

Just thought you’d like to see what was surely one of the earliest plastic kits made…. the Spitfire Mark 1 in blue plastic ! My dilemma now is; do I take it out of the bag and make it, or […]

1/48 Monogram Messerschmitt Me-262 A1a, flown by 1. KG 51, WNr. 111625, “9K + FH”

by Louis Gardner on August 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 45 Comments

This is a golden oldie that I built shortly after my return to the hobby back in the mid to later 1990’s. Back then I didn’t have access to the internet, and I mainly relied on books that I had […]

1/48 Tamiya Thunderbolt “Pengie II” 56th FG

by Darren Dickerson on August 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Hi Everyone Long time since I posted anything here. This one completed earlier this year and recently had some photos taken. Decals are from the excellent AJ Press Book “56th FG Part 1” Ultracast Seat and Wheels Paints are Mr […]

1/48 Airfix Sepecat Jaguar Operation Granby

by Dan DeSilva on August 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Years ago, I got an Airfix Sepecat Jaguar and loaded up on all the Paragon resin parts for it. Then I entered a phase of major downsizing and decided to sell it off. Last year i decided to get one […]

1/48 BF110G-2 Revell Monogram.

by Dan DeSilva on August 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

I had this kit in my stash for some time. I bought a Cutting Edge engine correction set for it, and didn’t think about building it until I saw the release of the Eduard BF110G-2 kit. The boxing I bought […]

1/72 Junkers Ju-87 D-5 Stuka

by Kitti Tatsumaki on August 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Hello guys…I guess I forgot how to World War II already. I am glad I’ve finished this Stuka. Italeri 1/72 Ju-87 D-5 OOB, nothing much to say as it’s an OOB, dragging for like 1 month, being too over lazy […]