Pilatus PC 21, 1/32 scale Scratch Built, Part 2

by Marc Barris on December 29, 2017 · in Aviation — 23 Comments

Well after all the Christmas food, I decided that I need some exercise, so I got back to work. Here are the steps I took to get to where I am now, this has taken about a day and a […]

Friday Briefing

by Rob Pollock on December 29, 2017 · in Photo Collections — 29 Comments

Just over a year ago, I started Friday Briefing as a way to share images that would interest, intrigue and inspire fellow modellers. Now, some 2500 images later, we’ve reached the end of this particular chapter. Whilst I still have […]

1/48 Hasegawa Ki-27 Nakajima Type 97 “Nate” 246th Hiko Sentai

by Louis Gardner on December 28, 2017 · in Aviation — 29 Comments

Here’s one I finished up a few days ago. I finally got around to posting up some photos……………. I was inspired to post this plane after looking at the excellent posting by John Clark with his “Nate”. This is a […]

F-14A Tomcat VF-41 august 1981

by Rapid27 on December 28, 2017 · in Aviation — 21 Comments

Hello, I choose to represent this plane because when the old 1/48 F-14 Monogram appear, a french modeler dicided to publish this plane in “Fana de l’aviation”. I read this book a lot of time since 1982 and i am […]

1/48 Revell (ProModeller) SB2C-4 Hellldiver

by Michal Walusz on December 28, 2017 · in Aviation — 17 Comments

Hello Folks My latest completed build. This time last of US Navy dive bomber SB2C-4 Helldiver from Revell. The kit goes together rather well the only problem I have was installing resin replacement wheel bays. I have some gaps to […]

Avia BH-11 “Boska” (Kovozavody Prostejov 1/72)

by Dmitry Stropalov on December 28, 2017 · in Aviation — 19 Comments

No, this year is not over! One more kit should be completed before 2018 will arrive! – this is what I was thinking about last week. So, the result. Avia BH-9/11 is a tiny sport aircraft from the golden age […]

Jacked up

by Robert Royes on December 27, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 5 Comments

This was a tire change to our plane before flying on it to the Caribbean in 2013

As long as we’re talking about jacks….

by Jaime Carreon on December 27, 2017 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

Here’s one of 747-100’s on jacks for a retraction check at the Los Angeles maintenance base just before we retired the Whales in 1999. These normally weren’t done outside unless the hangars were full, which was probably the case here. […]

Here’s one for G.Ley Landing Gear check! Or as we say in the USN Drop Check!

by Rob Anderson on December 27, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 7 Comments

I thought Mr Ley’s jack stands were just wonderful and for those that may not have seen the real think in action here is one of my C-2 getting raised up on jacks for comparison. on C-2s you always start […]

Working jackstands

by G. Ley on December 26, 2017 · in How-to — 14 Comments

How many of us have asked ourselves, “just how am I going to put that gear retraction test in my diorama? What am I going to do for jackstands?” That was the very question I faced while planning my 1/48 […]