1/72 Junkers Ju-87 D-5 Stuka

by Kitti Tatsumaki on August 14, 2017 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

Hello guys…I guess I forgot how to World War II already. I am glad I’ve finished this Stuka. Italeri 1/72 Ju-87 D-5 OOB, nothing much to say as it’s an OOB, dragging for like 1 month, being too over lazy […]

Atlantis (ex-Aurora) “Classic Plastic” TWA DC-9, 72nd scale

by Marvin Reyes on August 13, 2017 · in Aviation — 27 Comments

This is one that I just completed; it’s the Atlantis Models DC-9-15 (or thereabouts). This kit appears to be a re-issue of an ancient kit, which I believe was originally Aurora. In any event, the kit is very basic, and […]

1/720 USS Ronald Reagan

by John Healy on August 12, 2017 · in Ships — 21 Comments

This is the Italeri kit in 1/720 scale. I haven’t had much time to model this summer, but did manage to build this over the last two months. My local hobby shop owner asked me to build it for a […]

What to build next ?

by neil foster on August 12, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 68 Comments

This guys is my entire stash, all of it, that’s the lot ,I know some guys who have literally hundreds of kits but not me ,as a rule I buy a kit I want to build and then I build […]

Local Tip & Run Fw 190 Casualty – August 1942

by Paul Nash on August 12, 2017 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

As Operation Barbarossa continued to decimate both Russian and German forces on the Eastern Front, the bulk of the Luftwaffe forces that had been ranged against Britain during 1940 had been thrown into the meat grinder that typified the conflict […]

Filling the gaps – Special Hobby’s 1/48 T-2C Buckeye

by Boris Rakic on August 12, 2017 · in Aviation — 18 Comments

Nuts. I have a confession to make: I think I have a couple of screws loose. That is the only explanation I have for my overarching modeling theme – building a complete collection of US military hardware from the 1920s […]

Silk purse from a sows ear!! SU-2 1/72

by neil foster on August 12, 2017 · in Aviation — 21 Comments

Well some of you may remember my request for help with this kit some weeks ago,but to give a quick re-cap I bought a kit second hand at a club day a couple of years ago and found in the […]

P47-D Razorback Nose Art

by Julian Shawyer on August 12, 2017 · in Aviation — 16 Comments

This is the 1/48th scale Tamiya P47-D Thunderbolt Razorback. The model was painted with Aeromaster acrylics with the exception of the canopy frame, which was painted with Xtracolor enamel. Artist gouache was used for weathering and to highlight the panel […]

Hasegawa F-104C

by Brad Bronov on August 11, 2017 · in Aviation — 17 Comments

Another one from the recent past. Hasegawa’s F-104G with as much aftermarket stuff as I could cram into it. This was an important lesson in ‘critical mass’; the idea that at some point Gewgaw A and What’s-it B will eventual […]

Hasegawa Bf-109 E1 (made from E4 kit) 1/72 “Leo Zaunbrecher”

by Andreas Fey on August 11, 2017 · in Aviation — 11 Comments

This is the Bf-109 E1″Leo Zaunbrecher” made from Hasegawas 109 E4. Uffz Zaunbrecher managed a forced landing with his machine on 12 August 1940, after an air battle with Spitfires from 615 Sqn, in a wheat field near Lewes. This […]