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Italeri 1/72 KC-135R Stratotanker, 100th ARW

by Ray Seppala on August 2, 2017 · in Aviation — 16 Comments

This is the Italeri KC-135R built out of the box. I used a mixture of kit decals and those from a Wolfpak sheet. I attempted to build this (foolishly) as part of a club Blitz build over a weekend. I […]

Airpower 16

by Boris Rakic on August 1, 2017 · in Show Reports — 8 Comments

Here’s some pictures I took at last year’s Airpower Austrian air show. This event takes place in the south of Austria, with two days of in-flight and static displays from a bunch of different European countries. Airpower used to happen […]

Eduard Fw-190 A8 1/72 “weapons maintenance”

by Andreas Fey on August 1, 2017 · in Aviation — 18 Comments

The Eduard Fw-190 A8 is a realy nice kit and if you like, you can go further by adding one of Eduards superb brassin parts. I decided to make a maintenance scene in a little hangar (custom made). Let me […]

British Aerospace Hawk Mk 66 Swiss Air Force

by Hans Peter Tschanz on August 1, 2017 · in Aviation — 12 Comments

British Aerospace Hawk Mk 66 Coaches of the Swiss Air Force, they were used as a coach for 12 years in the Luftwaffe, after which they were sold to the Finnish Air Force. Kit: Revell 1:32 Kind regards Hans Peter […]

Alekseyev KM “Caspian Monster”

by Jeff Thomsen on August 1, 2017 · in Aviation — 27 Comments

(I finally finished this one a few months ago. It was one of those projects that you are inspired to start, then get distracted by something else, but eventually come back to.) The Alekseyev ekranoplans were designed to fly in […]

Airfix 1/72 C-47

by Brad Bronov on July 31, 2017 · in Aviation — 12 Comments

So, this is a little out of my wheelhouse, as I build primarily 1/48 postwar jets. The origin of this particular build started off quiet unexpectedly, as is often the case with me. While perusing a thread on a Facebook […]

1/700 BB-35 USS Colorado 1944 (Trumpeter)

by Won-hui Lee on July 31, 2017 · in Ships — 8 Comments

1/700 BB-45 USS Colorado 1944 She departed on 5 May passing Pearl Harbor and Kwajalein to the pre-invasion shelling at Saipan, Guam, and Tinian after 14 June. During the shelling of Tinian on 24 July she was damaged, 43 men […]

1/350 Hobby boss Dunkerque

by Won-hui Lee on July 31, 2017 · in Reviews — 7 Comments

I didn’t posted a review for a while to visit Japan. So I’m sorry for the imodeler. I was fascinated by the Duke of Dunkerque. Her silhouette is so beautiful. It seemed like teaching me the beauty of the French […]

Tamiya BF-109 E 4 1/72 with little Luftwaffe Hangar

by Andreas Fey on July 31, 2017 · in Aviation — 17 Comments

The illustrated machine is the white 7 of the Lt. Josef Bürschgens 7./JG 26, Caffiers Aug. 1940, that is, at the time of the Battle of Britain. As you know, the Tamiya kits are a pleasure to build and there […]

Airfix Bf-109 E3 1/72 “Forced Landing”

by Andreas Fey on July 30, 2017 · in Aviation — 33 Comments

My newest project is the Airfix BF-109 E in 1/72 scale. The figures are from Zvezda, named “british recon team”. I airbrushed my models with “Mr. Hobby” colors and did some dust dirt with “mig ammo” (airplanes engines and exhausts) […]