SB2C-4 Helldiver Academy 1/72 kit

by Alan Rush on June 30, 2014 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

It has been a while since I have posted and I have finally finished a kit to offer. My two WIP albums haven’t changed but I did finish my first aircraft kit since childhood and thought I would put it […]

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Hasegawa 1/48 scale P-40N

by Paul Mahoney on June 29, 2014 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

I decided to write this one a little more in-depth than my previous posts. Not a full-blown review by any means, but just a little more “color.” I hope this is an improvement over my previous few posts! Here is […]


Curtiss P-40E Warhawk Hasegawa 1/48

by Bernd Müller on June 29, 2014 in Aviation -- 42 Comments

Like a certain red triplane, a shark nosed P-40 is a must have in my collection. It is one of my favorite fighter planes and it was my choice for my very first published kit in the www ! The […]


A Swordfish with D-Day Stripes – Trumpeter 1/32 Swordfish Mk.II

by Tom Cleaver on June 29, 2014 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Most of the Swordfish aircraft produced during the Second World War were constructed by Blackburn Aviation, including all Swordfish Mks. II and III. This situation must have felt good to Fairey Aviation – the company responsible for the original design […]

Hawker Hurricane lands on theatre roof

As a tribute to the French aircrew who served locally during WWII, this Hurricane has been displayed during the Tour de France visit to York. In case you don’t know, the Tour de France is a major cycle race. Follow […]


Mosquito Mk. IV, 1/48, just done!

by Ralph Clements on June 28, 2014 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Greetings From Virginia, Friends! Here is my just completed Revell, 1/48 Mosquito Mk. IV. Seeing as how the instructions for this kit were pretty vague on some things and self-contradictory on some, I decided to take a little artistic license […]


T-6 stick time…

by Craig Abrahamson on June 27, 2014 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Over the years, I’ve been fortunate enough to have three different rides (including aerobatics) with Warbird Adventures near Orlando. I attempted to replicate the three different Texans I’ve flown in with the venerable Monogram 48th scale T-6G Texan. I had […]

Some modeling inspiration

by Tom Cleaver on June 27, 2014 in Aviation -- 2 Comments

Neat diorama idea.


Building the Curtiss Ugly Duckling

by Jack Mugan on June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized -- 17 Comments

The first 48th scale kit of this aircraft I owned years ago was an all resin kit, and the name of the manufacturer now escapes me. I know I traded it off quite a few years back. I also know […]


Academy Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat in 1:72 scale

by Brandon Harris on June 27, 2014 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Hello there. This Wildcat is my second airplane model and a lot of fun to build. I’m mainly experimenting with techniques and learning…watching a lot of YouTube videos and reading as much as I can. One thing I learned? If […]