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F-14A Tomcat, Tamiya 1/48

by Tomáš Pelej on October 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

The machine folded with the spare squadron VF-301 Model completed with Eduard seats, wheels and etched, decals from Fightertown decals

Eduard Spitfire Mk. IXe 1/72

by Johan Fredrik Holst on October 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Spitfire Mk. IXe, flown (probably) by Maj. Vasiliy A. Matsyevich, the unit commander of the 26th GIAP, Leningrad area, May 1945. There are various theories to the appearance of this peticular Spitfire, this is one of them. (This info is […]

Tamiya 1/48 scale Nakajima, Gekko Night Fighter Type 11 Late version

by Terry Schuler on October 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

Originally designed as a long range fighter, the Nakajima Irving (as it was know as) was soon outclassed by other fighters. It was relegated to recon duties primarily, until a field design modification proved its worthiness as a night fighter. […]

F-86F Sabre Skyblazers 1/48 Italeri + PE parts Eduard

by Josef Rössner on October 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

F-86 F Sabre, Skyblazers Aerobatic Team, 48th FBW Chaumont-Semoutiers Air Base, France 1956, Captain Jim Reynolds

Yes….a Phantom – but it’s the last one for a while

by Craig Abrahamson on October 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

Tamiya’s 1/32nd scale F-4J. And wouldn’t ya know – after I [thought] I was finally finished, THEN I noticed that I forgot to paint the NMF section(s) on the elevators. Dammit! Oh well, that shouldn’t be too difficult to remedy […]

F-14 A Italeri 1:48

by Josef Rössner on October 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Maverick aircraft from Top Gun Movie 1986

Haven’t we all encounterd this?

by G. Ley on October 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

This is a large scale Fokker Dr-1 purchased from an British gentleman. It was shipped with a very heavy base. The base came adrift causing major damage. Von Richthofen’s Fokker was in better shape than this after his fatal crash. […]

Academy P-38M Nightmare…er, Night Lightning (or) the P-38M in Japan and Why It Matters to Me

by David A. Thomas on October 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

Warning: This is a lengthier than usual post, so read on at your own peril. History of the Bird The P-38M captured my imagination some time ago, and I decided this point in my return to modeling was my chance […]

Me 262 1/32 Trumpeter

by Moritz on October 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

Hey! My name is Moritz I´m from Germany and I am 18 years old. This is my first upload so I would love to get some responses! The model is my Messerschmitt 262 in 1/32 by Trumpeter which is now […]

Eduard Airco DH-2. 1/48 Profipak. 14SQN RFC

by Paul Carpenter on October 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

Hi all, I know I normally construct Australian Flying Corps aircraft but the DH-2 is my all time favourite aircraft. To be fair, this one was used by a sister squadron to 1SQN AFC. Now this is a pretty good […]