Silver Wings 1/32 He-51B

by Tom Cleaver on March 8, 2013 · in Aviation — 3 Comments

There is a saying in aviation design that, “if it looks right, it is right.” While this is generally true, it was unfortunately not the case as regards the Heinkel He-51, which was a completely orthodox biplane of undistinguished performance, […]

Pro-Modeler 1/48 F-86D Dog Sabre

by Tom Bebout on March 8, 2013 · in Aviation — 9 Comments

The North American F-86D was and attempt to produce a transonic all weather interceptor with a search radar. All guns were dropped in favor of a retractable under-fuselage tray that carried 24 unguided Mk.4 rockets. Though based on the F-86 […]

Avia S-199

by neil foster on March 8, 2013 · in Aviation — 9 Comments

Here are some shots of my Academy 1/48 Avia S-199 built a couple of years ago.I removed the wing flaps and ailerons in order to position them in a more lifelike way and added a few details inside the office […]

My version of a big Japanese girl….

by Bill Koppos on March 7, 2013 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

J2M3 Raiden, Hasegawa’s new 1/32 effort, done last year. A marvelous kit, a real box-shaker. Built OOB, spent more time on the cockpit “good luck doll’ than the paint job. Looking forward muchly to Hasegawa’s upcoming NIK2 Shiden hopefully later […]

1/32 Ford Deluxe Staff Car

by jeff stewart on March 7, 2013 · in Automotive — 10 Comments

This is the very cheap, very poorly engineered Lindberg 40′ Ford Deluxe. I bought this kit about 1 1/2 years ago for a mere $4 mainly because it was 1/32. Upon opening the box and seeing just how crappy it […]

1/35 Tamiya M1A1 with mineplow

by jeff stewart on March 6, 2013 · in Armor — 10 Comments

i promise I’m workin’ on a couple flying things!

1/35 Tamiya M10 Tank Destroyer

by jeff stewart on March 6, 2013 · in Armor — 4 Comments

I had alot of fun with this one! The reddish mud is a little stark, but I always liked the sharp contrast. I tried a lttle color modulation on this one, It turned out okay. All you plane guys hatin’ […]

Revell 1:32, Kawanishi N1K1-j Shiden “George”

by Ulrich Schütt on March 6, 2013 · in Aviation — 8 Comments

Hello, This is the very old Revell N1K1 Shiden, I believe it’s produced in the late 70’s. Build the plane about a year ago, OOB adding only some seatbelts made of Evergreen and breaklines. Everything is painted with Tamiya acrylics, […]

1/48th Monogram Spad

by Craig Abrahamson on March 6, 2013 · in Aviation — 7 Comments

I guess you could call this a “what-if” (or some may call it a WTF). I used the ‘greeting card’ method of camo – albeit probably not a true replication of an actual SEA pattern [but who knows?]…take an old […]

1/48 Eduard Messerschmitt Bf-110 E2 Trop

by Tolga ULGUR on March 6, 2013 · in Aviation — 13 Comments

This is 1/48 Messerschmitt Bf-110 E2 trop finished few years ago with the markings of 7./ZG 26 in Libya during 1942. The kit is Messerschmitt Bf 110 Royal Class from Eduard.This was built OOB except for the exhausts from Quickboost […]