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

by Boris Rakic on August 12, 2017 · in Aviation — 19 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 […]

Sopwith Camel – More or Less

by Rob Pollock on August 11, 2017 · in Aviation — 16 Comments

I’ve completed the empennage and lower wing of this 1:16 model. If I’d taken the photos a week ago you would have seen a real dog’s dinner, but somehow it all came right. I’d mentioned previously that I probably wouldn’t […]

A 38A Skyraider

by Stellan Schroeder Englund on August 11, 2017 · in Aviation — 26 Comments

This is my rendition of a Skyraider in the use of the Royal Swedish Air Force if the Sandy CSAR concept had been brought to the temperate and sub-arctic forests and mountains of the Scandinavian peninsula from the steaming jungles […]

Friday Briefing

by Rob Pollock on August 11, 2017 · in Photo Collections — 14 Comments

Next up on the Monogram train I’m riding!

by Rob Anderson on August 10, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 12 Comments

I always like to share what I am starting in on next, so here it is. This will be my 3rd Monogram kit in a row! I picked up this original issue F-102 at Skyway Hobbies in Seattle. Great shape, […]

More fromthe Cradle of Aviation Museum

by Robert Royes on August 10, 2017 · in Aviation — 12 Comments

A variety of subjects