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Yoo-hoo?! No, Uhu.

by Scott Nelson on March 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 32 Comments

My newest archiving addition is the 1/48 Tamiya He-219 Uhu. I got this kit pretty cheap from a vendor at a local contest. A couple pieces were broken but, nothing too difficult to fix. I am a modeler after all […]

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1/48 HobbyBoss Early F4U-4

by Jim Sullivan on March 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

More often than not I now find myself building a model based on some photo that grabs me. Such is the case with this Corsair build. I used the HobbyBoss F4U-4 with the curved windscreen or as HobbyBoss calls it, […]

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1/72 Super Model Cant Z 506

by Joe Caputo on March 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

This is another old one from the stash. While several versions can be built from this kit, I tried to choose what I thought was the most colorful. I enjoyed the build, and thought the little research I did, most […]

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Lockheed P 38E F4 Lightning, A55-3, 1 PRU RAAF Coomalie NT 1943.

by Allan John Withers on March 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 Airfix, I modified the nose, fitted brass tube and wire to the prop’s, added antennae and just enough weight for it to sit, finished in Polly Scale acrylics and MM enamels with MM acrylics over Daves decals, Aussie and […]

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Noorduyn Norseman, A71-6, 4 Communications Unit RAAF Archerfield Qld 1945.

by Allan John Withers on March 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

1/72 Matchbox, almost OOB, I replaced the intermediate wing struts with sprue, replaced the engine and fitted 0.010″ brass tailplane bracing wires, finished in MM and Revell enamels with Future and Xtra flat over Aussie and Ventura decals from the […]

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Tamiya 1/48 Ki-61i Hien

by Frank Steffens on March 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Here is Tamiya’s 1/48th Scale Hi-61I Hien finished as “Blue 24”, Captain Teruhiko Kobayashi’s mount from February to April, 1945. Of the six victories depicted by the kill marks, one is for ramming a B-29. The 244th Flight Group at […]

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Harrier Gr.7 – ZG-501 (1996)

by Christian Ristits on March 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Dear Mates, here my recent finished build, a Harrier Gr.7 from Eduards Ltd. Edition. I have to say that this kit was my personally nightmare, I had a lot of troubles with it (was not always the fault of the […]

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Water Wings group build recap

by Jaime Carreon on March 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

The Water Wings Group build has ended, so here is a quick recap of the models that have been submitted so far. 22 members in the group built the 11 models you see here, though I suspect there are a […]

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Junkers J.1 (Eduard 1/72)

by Mladen Janjic on March 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Just finished 🙂 I am pleased with the final result. The model is fine for work, no major problems. Painted with Tamiya and Humbrol paints. Cheers mates, Mladen.

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P-47D Whoooo 1/32 Eduard / Hasegawa

by Artur Domanski on March 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

P-47D-26-RA, Lt. James R. Hopkins, 509th FS, 405th FG, 9th AF, Ophoven, Belgium, March 1945 HGW – belt Master – barrels Paint – MR Paint, Tamiya