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Republic F-84F Thunderstreak Monogram 1/48

by Gary Brantley on December 15, 2012 · in Aviation — 13 Comments

Maybe it’s my age, well, I was born in 1952 after all, but I really like the jets from the ’50s. To me, they just look like a jet fighter is supposed to. It seems that to aircraft designers back […]

Monogram B-25J “Solid Jackson”

by Stephen W Towle on December 15, 2012 · in Aviation — 9 Comments

This model is one of my favorite Monogram kits. Their B-25 has a typical Monogram fit of being a little loose in the fit dept and is not up to days standards of CAD designed engineered models. However, with some […]

Airfix New tooled Spitfire XIX

by Stephen W Towle on December 15, 2012 · in Aviation — 3 Comments

What I love about these new tooled Airfix kits are the simplicity and directness of the design of models. This one was built OOB. The decals work reasonably well given the price paid for the kit and are way better […]

F7F-3 JUNGLECAT

by John Jeffers on December 15, 2012 · in Aviation — 7 Comments

Finished this one last year. It took me a year to build to the day I called it finished. Posted on another site, but one of my all time favorites. And fun to build. It is a 1/48 scale AMT/ERTL […]

1/48 Hasegawa F/A 18F RAAF

by Matt Mears on December 15, 2012 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

Hey Guys, in the process of posting some of my builds, this is my latest 1/48 Hasegawa F/A 18F super hornet done in my local RAAF markings i used my first cockpit detail set, i used aires cockpit set, still […]

U-96 “Das Boot”

by Bill Weckel on December 14, 2012 · in Ships — 7 Comments

This is the fourth model I built, and after doing three aircraft, I was in the mood to do a warship. The big Revel 1/72 scale U-boat kit was fairly new at the time, and I was eager to see […]

Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate

by Bill Weckel on December 14, 2012 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

This is the Hasegawa 1/32 scale Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate kit, and represents a machine operating from Formosa in late 1944 and early 1945. I built this two years ago, and it was my first attempt at a kit in this […]

Messerschmitt Bf109-E3

by Bill Weckel on December 14, 2012 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

Tamiya 1/48 scale Messerschmitt Bf109E-3 flown by Obt. Kurt Wolff of III/JG52 during the Battle of Britain. He force landed at Coquelles in the summer of 1940, after combat with RAF Spitfires.

P-51D Mustang

by Bill Weckel on December 14, 2012 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

Tamiya 1/48 scale North American P-51D Mustang of the 4th Fighter Squadron, 3rd Air Commando Group.

1/48 AMtech P-40F/L

by Tom Bebout on December 14, 2012 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

Had the distinct pleasure of meeting John Leaher and Herb Heibrun at a book signing for their book “Black and White Airman”. Both men grew up in Cincinnati and during the war John flew with the “Tuskegee Airman” and escorted […]