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1/72 Airfix MiG-15

by Tom Rodgers on March 10, 2017 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

I did this kit a few months back. It is an attempt to depict the MiG-15 at the Planes of Fame Museum at Chino, CA. It “started life” as a 1970’s Airfix “baggie” kit, hence there were SOME fit and […]

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Airfix 1/72 Cessna 0-1F Bird Dog

by Tom Bebout on March 10, 2017 · in Aviation — 13 Comments

Thought for once I would do a quick fun build over a week end. And here it is, the old Airfix 0-1 Bird Dog. What a tiny model for me to be doing. The old decals pretty much fell apart […]

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Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat in 1/48.

by Tony Prince on March 10, 2017 · in Aviation — 31 Comments

Long a favourite of mine, I waited for a better kit than the Academy offering but have not found one. Unfortunately the HB kit seems to suffer from a number of issues which made me stick to what I had […]

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Friday Briefing

by Rob Pollock on March 10, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 17 Comments

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Dornier Do 24K, A49-5, 41 Sqn RAAF Townsville Qld 1943.

by Allan John Withers on March 10, 2017 · in Aviation — 24 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I modified the nose turret and added a Falcon vac part, hinged the guns, modified the engines and cowls and added sprue exhausts, added plastic tube and brass wire to the engines, propellers, added rudder pedals, finished in […]

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1/48 Hasegawa Nakajima built A6M2-N “Rufe” Type 2 float plane

by Louis Gardner on March 8, 2017 · in Aviation — 41 Comments

It’s been a little while since I have posted any of my builds here. I’ve been really busy with moderating the Midway Group build, while trying to get a few more planes built before the 75th Anniversary of Midway in […]

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1/72 Tamiya N1K1-Ja Kawanishi Shiden

by Geoffrey Abreu on March 8, 2017 · in Aviation — 7 Comments

Just finished this one up today. It is painted with Tamiya acrylics and weathered a bit with silver pencil, oils and pastels. It is pretty much OOB. I drilled out the gun barrels and added an antenna wire from Uschi […]

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Trumpeter 1/144 H6K5 “Mavis”

by Ryan Boerema on March 7, 2017 · in Aviation — 11 Comments

From the Water Wings Group Build. Nicely fitting kit, well, for the most part, but quite a few inaccuracies, that manages somehow to be both ugly and elegant.

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1/48 Airfix Meteor F.8 IAF

by Tzigkounakis Tasos on March 7, 2017 · in Aviation — 14 Comments

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Martin PBM 3R Mariner, A70-11, 40 Sqn RAAF Townsville Qld 1943.

by Allan John Withers on March 7, 2017 · in Aviation — 17 Comments

1/72 Mach2, I modified the turrets to convert to a transport, sanded and polished the canopy and painted on the frames, strengthened the fuselage join between the wings with a strip of cloth and added the mooring rails to the […]