by Mark Beckwith on November 9, 2013 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Wing Commander Peter Mallan Brothers CBE, DSO, DFC, RAF Spitfire HF Mk.VIIc S.N. MD188 August, 1944 Vickers Supermarine Spitfire HF Mk.VIIc, S/N MD188 MD188, an HF Mk.VIIc was the third-to-last MkVII Spitfire to be built, coming off the Eastleigh production [...]


Airfix on the offensive: 1/24 Hawker Typhoon, and…

by Editor on November 9, 2013 in Show Reports -- 17 Comments

New come today from Telford that Airfix has been showing a new 1/24 scale Haker Typhoon kit, to be released shortly. It seems to be an advanced offering, featuring parts breakdown for early and late version of the Typhoon, complete [...]


1/48 Airfix Bf-109E-7

by James Kelley on November 8, 2013 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

I built this a year or so ago. Great kit for under $20.00. No real fit issues, fairly accurate, and options like posable flying surfaces. If I remember right, it had five(!) decal options. Enjoy!


1/48 Testors FA-18 Strike Fighter (CF-18A)

by Joe Caputo on November 8, 2013 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Canada’s 441 Squadron’s Hornet Special for the 50th anniversary of D-Day, complete with invasion stripes and “JE-J” codes for Johnny Johnson, who commanded 126 Wing. And there were those who said, “invasion stripes on a jet? no way ! ” [...]


Boeing 777-200LR | Pan Am | N777PA | 1/144

by Sergio Goncalves on November 8, 2013 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

Back in 2011 I created two 777-200, one LR and one F (Cargo) in a fantasy livery of Pan Am, as if this company have made it ’til that year, it’s 80 years old anniversary. Both are Minicraft kits. To [...]


This one’s a ‘smoker’

It’s red, it’s fast, it’s good looking, but it’s Japanese, not Italian. This is Tamiya’s 1/12 scale kit of the 2001 Yamaha works bike, it’s a 500cc two stroke machine, ridden by Italian Max Biaggi. Here it is without the [...]

Fiat G-50 MBARS 019

Special Hobby 1/32 Fiat G-50

by Bill Koppos on November 7, 2013 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Here it is, SH’s newest big scale offering, Fiat’s first monoplane. Some may say it is,ah, lacking in pulchritude (how about THAT one?) but it grew on me as I built it and now I think she is bellissimo. Not [...]


P-51D-10 “Mustang” 1/32 Tamiya

by Honza Petr on November 7, 2013 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Hello, I want to show my new model- P-51D in big scale from Tamiya kit. Mostly I used Tamiya kit and from detail sets: HGW seatbelts, Eduard´s BigEd, Quickboost pylons and Brassin wheels. I make many details myself from lead [...]


Boeing 727-100 | Transbrasil | PT-TYJ | Revell | 1/144

by Sergio Goncalves on November 7, 2013 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Kit Revell, 1/144 scale. TransBrasil was a Brazilian airline, famous for it’s 727 fleet (the largest in South America) and it’s livery, almost like Braniff, with colorful planes. I have more planes in this livery, will post here.

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Eduard 1:48 Nieuport Ni-11 Weekend edition.

Hello everybody! This is one of my recent builds, the tiny 1:48 Nieuport Ni-11 from Eduard. This is the weekend edition, so, there are no photo etched parts and only one decoration. Everything is out of the box, except wiring [...]