Hobbycraft 1/48 Piper J-3/L-4 Cub

by Joe Caputo on March 7, 2014 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

As part of Neil’s “D-Day Group Build”, I thought I would add something a little out of the ordinary, a forgotten “combatant”. Most people identify D-Day with big guns and bombers, fighters ruling the skies, and transports dropping paratroops. These […]


1/35 Revell Bell H-13H Souix

by bob mack on March 6, 2014 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

after i finished my t bolt i started looking at the shelf of doom…i had about 9 beauties there…i picked up this bell H-13H that had been languishing there for 3 years…i picked it up started working on it and […]


Hobby boss FW190-A8

by Mark Housley on March 6, 2014 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Hi All, me again, well i dug the little camera out and did some snaps they are not all as clear as i would like them to be and some are clearer than i would like you know what they […]


Mansyu Ki-98

by Aleksey Derkach on March 6, 2014 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

This is my latest and first fully finished build – Mansyu Ki-98 from Meng in 1/72 scale. Painted with Gunze and Vallejo (cockpit, wheels) acrylics + pygments (for cannons) from ukrainian manufacturer Ho-Ma. Seat belts – scratch from cigarette foil. […]


Hi-Tech 1/48 Vautour IIN

by Tom Cleaver on March 5, 2014 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Though largely unknown today, the Vautour series of all-weather fighters, bombers and recon aircraft were among the outstanding products of the French aviation industry 60 years ago, so good that it took a political decision on the part of the […]


Spitfire Mk22 and the curse of eBay

by Mark Housley on March 5, 2014 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Hi All, This is my Airfix 1/72 Spitfire Mk22 New Tooling. This model was a Dream to build absolutely no problems at all i didn’t add anything but paint its straight OOB i built it as bit of a experiment […]


Vought V-173 Flying Pancake

by Dmitry Stropaloff on March 5, 2014 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

This is my latest build – V-173 from SpecialHobby, a short run kit. Painted with Vallejo and Gunze acrylics , weathered with oils and Tamiya pigments. Seat belts from Eduard. A nice kit for a little bit experienced modeller (there […]


What can you do in four days?

by Daniel Iscold on March 5, 2014 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

The answer is… A T-45 Goshawk in 1/48 scale. Instead of enjoy the carnival in Brasil, I decided to stay at home (much more safe) and finish my client´s request for another Marines training bird. The Kinetic 1/48 scale Goshawk. […]


1/48 Hasegawa HS-129B-1

by Geoffrey Abreu on March 5, 2014 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Here is my Hasegawa 1/48 HS-129B-1. This is built OOB with the exception of PE seatbelts. Painted with Gunze acrylics and weathered with pastels, oils, and silver pencil. A very nice kit to build with no problems encountered. Geoff

JR 5

206 the hard way done!

by Rob Anderson on March 4, 2014 in Uncategorized -- 20 Comments

Well, I am glad she is finished, but what a fiddly kit it was to build. I think I made a few of my own problems by doing some things out of sequence, like adding the landing gear at the […]