Hasegawa 72nd Panavia Tornado F.3 Saudi Arabia, Desert Storm

by Chuck A. Villanueva on May 18, 2013 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

This is the 3rd 72nd Gulf War vet, this time Hasegawa’s 72nd Tornado. Basically the same scheme the RAF uses except for the Saudi markings. Like the RAF brothers the Saudi F3,s air combat variant of the Tornado didn’t see […]

Eduard 1/48 Fokker E.III Ernst Udet

by Maxim Bylkin on May 17, 2013 · in Aviation — 13 Comments

Hello, everybody! Present my fresh model, made is literally for 2 weeks. Some of the details in the model may not correspond to the photos Fokker Udet. Just at the time of construction I did not have all the necessary […]

Video review: Wingnut Wings 1/32 Sopwith Triplane

by Editor on May 17, 2013 · in Reviews — 2 Comments

A 15-minute detailed inbox review of the new Wingnut Wings 1/32 Sopwith Triplane kit. By BlackSheep0ne, via YouTube.

Fujimi F-14A Tomcat 1/7nd, VF-41 Black Aces

by Chuck A. Villanueva on May 17, 2013 · in Aviation — 9 Comments

Finally a Navy jet. Of course in my opinion, still my all time favorite. The Grumman F-14A Tomcat. This is the excellent Fujimi kit, builds just as nice as the Hasegawa kit, just not as fussy to build. The wings […]

Cylon Raider’s got it’s eye on you

by Rick Wilkes on May 16, 2013 · in Uncategorized — 11 Comments

This is the Moebius 1/32 scale Cylon Raider from the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica TV series.It represents the Raider shown in later seasons of the series, and is so different from the raiders shown in the early seasons, I resisted adding […]

US Coast Guard LCM(6) 1985

by Mike Maynard on May 16, 2013 · in Ships — 12 Comments

LCM(6) USCG Cable Repair Boat. Another version of the LCM by Trumpeter. The US Coat Guard utilized a number of LCM(6) as cable repair craft, used to string power line transmission cables as well as telephone to off shore lighthouses. […]

Focke Wulf Fw-190 Trimaster 1/48th scale Luftwaffe WWII

by Chuck A. Villanueva on May 15, 2013 · in Aviation — 20 Comments

This Butcher Bird is older than the B-26K, built around 92, it was my first attempt on building a rather complicated Trimaster kit. Reading a review in Scale Modeler pointed out some of the fussiness in the project. But in […]

1/48 F7F Tigercat, Spurious paint scheme

by Charles S on May 15, 2013 · in Aviation — 16 Comments

Here is a 1/48 F7F that I did a while back. It was a first attempt to replicate the “blurred prop” effect seen in photos of real aircraft. I think it turned out well. The blurred props were done with […]

Hasegawa A-4M (Cutting Edge conversion)

by Tom Cleaver on May 15, 2013 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

Here’s the A-4M done with a Meteor Productions/Cutting Edge resin cockpit conversion, which included the area of the fuselage around the cockpit as well as the interior and a clear resin 2-part canopy/windshield. I think it was something like a […]

Hasegawa 1/48 A-4E

by Tom Cleaver on May 15, 2013 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

Hasegawa 1/48 A-4E Scooter with Cutting Edge decals to do one of the several Lady Jessie airplanes.