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Reviews of scale model kits, products and publications.

Luftwaffe Crash Archive, Volume 1

by Rob Pollock on November 30, 2013 in Reviews -- 3 Comments

A documentary history of every enemy aircraft brought down over the United Kingdom, September 1939 to 14 August 1940 Nigel Parker Red Kite Aviation Publishing ISBN 978-1-906592-09-7 First Edition 2013 Perfect bound,128 pp. Illustrated. RRP £25 Thoroughly researched, highly detailed […]

iModeler Review: Hobby Boss 1/48 Me 262A-1a Schwalbe

by James Kelley on November 20, 2013 in Reviews -- 3 Comments

Hobby Boss 1/48 Me 262A-1a Schwalbe Item No: 80369 Item Name: Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1a Scale: 1:48 Total Plastic Parts: 220+ Total Sprues: 13 sprues Metal Parts: Nose gear cabin The Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe (English: “Swallow”) was the world’s […]

iModeler Review: Zvezda 1/72 Fw 190A-4

by James Kelley on November 5, 2013 in Reviews -- 3 Comments

Zvezda 1/72 Fw 190A-4 Focke Wulf Fw 190A-4 Catalogue number: ZVE 7304 Scale: 1/72 Introduced in July 1942, the Fw 190 A-4 was equipped with the same engine and basic armament as the A-3. Updated radio gear, the FuG 16Z, […]

iModeler Review: Airfix 1/72 Focke-Wulf Fw-190A-8

by James Kelley on October 29, 2013 in Reviews -- 5 Comments

Airfix 1/72 Focke Wulf Fw190A-8 Product Code: A01020 49 gray parts 4 clear parts First flying in 1939, the Focke-Wulf Fw190 proved to be an immediate threat to RAF fighters when introduced in late 1941, being faster and more maneuverable […]

Big B-17G finished!

by Tom Cleaver on October 25, 2013 in Reviews -- 18 Comments

The big H-K B-17G in my driveway. Better shots tomorrow out at Chino. The gun barrels are not installed (not doing that till it gets to its new home, learned my lesson with the big B-25). Zotz Decals to do […]

H-K 1/32 Meteor F.Mk.4 test shot

by Tom Cleaver on October 21, 2013 in Reviews -- 9 Comments

 The Meteor F.4 was the result of three separate lines of research that began shortly after 616 Squadron had taken delivery of their Meteor F.1s in 1944. The Aerodynamic Section at R.A.E. Farnborough was studying ways to improve the […]

iModeler Review: 1/32 Revell Messerschmitt Bf-109G-6

by Tom Cleaver on September 30, 2013 in Reviews -- 13 Comments

After finishing the last 1/32 Hasegawa Bf-109, an F-2, I told myself I was finally “109ed out,” that the airplane as a model held no suprises and no further interest to me. So naturally, when the neighborhood Walter White associate, […]

Tamiya 1/32 F4U in-work

by Jeff Brundt on August 24, 2013 in Reviews -- 7 Comments

I received my new Tamiya F4U-1 Birdcage Corsair a few weeks ago and I’ve been making steady progress on it. The thing that strikes me the most with this kit is just how well engineered this kit is. The first […]

The rest of the Tamiya Corsair photos

by Tom Cleaver on August 21, 2013 in Reviews -- 10 Comments

Due to space limitations and ease of download, Scott doesn’t always publish all photos I provide for a review. Since people have been interested in this kit, I am putting up all the photos I sent him here for your […]

iModeler Review: Dana Bell “P-40 Warhawk”

by Tom Cleaver on July 31, 2013 in Reviews -- 6 Comments

“P-40 Warhawk” by Dana Bell. Classic Warships Publishing, May 2013 God of Research Dana Bell presents the most detailed and useful book about the early P-40 – the P-40, P-40B and P-40C – available for modelers. And just in time! […]