1/72 J-8H Finback

by Thomas J Berres on March 14, 2013 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

I converted this from the Trumpeter kit. I added significant detail to the cockpit and landing gear while also correcting the ESM gear for this updated ‘Finback’.

Tamiya F-84

by AL HOFFMAN on March 14, 2013 · in Aviation — 8 Comments

This is one of my rare forays into 1/48th, Strictly OOB. Not even any seatbelts, Finished with the original formula Alclad

Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1 Corsair

by Bryan W. Bernart on March 14, 2013 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

My latest. Literally no putty, easy build, but kicked my own arse a few times by screwing it up. Splashed thinner on it after it was “done”, and had to re-flat coat, among other exercises. Built OOB with the exception […]

Airfix 1/48 Scale Blackburn Buccaneer S2B

by c. Wayne Sharp on March 14, 2013 · in Aviation — 17 Comments

First, this is for new friend, Gregor de Ste Croix, who lives and works near RAF Lcssiemouth North of Scotland who has, and does, see a lot of this stuff on display now and also, a model builder and provider […]

Faux pas II

by John Jeffers on March 13, 2013 · in Aviation — 3 Comments

Craig, your not the only one with S.M.S. ( Senior Moment Syndrome ) I posted this on another site and didn’t catch the faux pas until the comments started coming in. The wing is suppose to say… “Miami”

Monogram 1/48 F-4C and Hasegawa ground equipment

by Chris Sakowski on March 13, 2013 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

I guess this is the only thing I have that may remotely count as a diorama. I built this for my dad about 20 years ago and gave it to him for Christmas. It actually has a glass cover. I […]

TarHeel Hal Thunderbolt

by Craig Abrahamson on March 13, 2013 · in Aviation — 17 Comments

The decals (and paint) were a bit on the tedious side, but not a large problem area, just a mild PITA. Other than that, the kit went together famously. I am, nonetheless, having a “senior moment”, because I don’t remember […]

Tamiya 1:48, Mitsubishi Isshirikko type 11 G4M1 “Betty”

by Ulrich Schütt on March 13, 2013 · in Aviation — 7 Comments

This one I’ve build a couple of years ago. Tamiya did a very great job on this one! It was a nice plane to build. Bought the Eduard mask for the canopy, blisters and tailgun parts but it was a […]

P 232/2

by Ted Leaman on March 12, 2013 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

I finally finished this beast! My first model in… (mental math taking place) about 8 years. I think there are a few more things that could be done to this, but I’m sticking a fork in this one! Enjoy! Feedback […]

Tamiya 1:48 scale Mitsubishi A6M3, Model 22 “Zero”

by Frederick J Seitz III on March 12, 2013 · in Aviation — 13 Comments

Tamiya had released a bunch of Japanese WWII aircraft way back in the late 1970’s early 1980’s and, at the time, they were the cutting edge of modeling technology. Even today with all the advancements they are still pretty good […]