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Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

A visit to the National Museum of The Mighty 8th Air Force

by Jaime Carreon on December 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

My early November vacation turned out to be quite productive as far as museum visits. After visiting Pensacola, we headed north, stopping at the 8th Air Force Museum in Pooler, Georgia, just south of Savannah. The 8th was formed in […]

Fairey Rotodyne, XE521, Fairey Aviation Company Limited, White Waltham Airfield England 1959.

by Allan J Withers on December 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 38 Comments

1/72 Airfix, I modified a few things, rotor and prop’ shafts, control surfaces, doors etc, finished in MM and Humbrol enamels with Future over kit decals, built 2005 to 2006.

THE FRYING PAN CHALLENGE. Part 2. Cockpit and engines.

by Ulf Lundberg on December 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

With the FRYING PAN hanging above my tender neck, like the sword of Damocles, I’ve been working away on the Wellington. The interior of the aircraft has been build and finished. Trumpeter has added quite a bit of interior to […]

1/32 Turkish F-16

by Lloyd King on December 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Calling this one done. Tamiya 1/32 F-16 painted with Bombshell Brew paint and decals are from Zotz

Revell 1:48 F-8E MiG Killer

by George Henderson on December 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Known as the Fighting Checkmates and as the MiG Killers, with seven confirmed kills and one probable, including both the first and the last F-8 kill. VF-211 was second in MiG kills only to VF-96’s F-4 Phantoms. Not a bad […]

1/32 Revell (Hasegawa) Spitfire Mk.1A K9962

by Tolga ULGUR on December 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Here is my 1/32 Revell-Hasegawa Spitfire Mk.1a finished with the markings of Farquhar’s Mk.1a K9962. In fact this is re–issue of old Hasegawa’s hybrid release (ST14 in 2001) with Revell brand years ago. In this kit, Hasegawa produced new wings […]

Charles M. McCorkindale’s P-51B

by Tom Cleaver on December 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Tamiya P-51B to do the P-51B “Betty Jane” flown by Charles M. McCorkindale, CO of the 31st Fighter Group in Italy, around June 1944 at the end of the Battle of Ploesti. McCorkindale joined the USAAC in 1936 and flew […]

Azerbaijani Su-17M3 ‘Fitter-H’

by Sebastijan Videc on December 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

Hi everyone! Here’s my latest finished project, the Modelsvit 1:72 Su-17M3 built in the interesting splinter camo of Azerbaijani Air Force. ukhoi Su-17 series developed from the fixed wing Su-7 – the latter having poor low speed handling and the […]

1/32 Silver Wings Boeing Stearman.

by Steve Cook on December 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 39 Comments

Hi everyone, I’m a newbie here and hope to post some nice builds for you, hope you like this one. This was a great kit for me to build. This 1/32 Silver-wings kit comes with very nice photo-etched parts and […]

Spitfire PR Mk.XI (Attack Squadron 1/72)

by Dmitry Stropalov on December 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

And here is another one Spitfire from my side! This time, it’s a late and rare PR version, Mk.XI from Attack Squadron in 1/72 scale. This is a full resin kit with PE parts and vacuform canopy. Kit itself is […]