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I love a theme….My Hellcat entry

by Bill Koppos on December 4, 2016 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

Eduard’s 1/48, done right after it’s initial release. Prop and tires were replaced with Hasegawa items, and a true Details cockpit set used. The small decals are also Hasegawa. The finish represents a Lexington fighter flown by an ace from […]

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Monogram 1/48 Grumman F6-F Hellcat

by Gary Brantley on December 4, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Well, this is a first on two counts. It’s the very first pics taken of this ancient model, and it’s the first set of pics I’ve posted that weren’t taken at an airport! Bob Mack said he’d like to see […]

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Hasegawa 1/48 F6F-3 Hellcat

by Tom Bebout on December 3, 2016 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

My first Hellcat since I started building models again..Lots of little flaws on her and they were all self inflicted. Fit overall was very good and the only issue I have are the kit decals, the white portion appears mostly […]

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Tarkus II, M60A1 1/48 kit bash. Kitech & Monogram

by Robert Royes on December 2, 2016 in Armor -- 9 Comments

Not knowing what was in the Kitech kit ,it was supposed to have reactive armor per the USMC [ it did not] it also was a motorized kit, which made the running gear less accurate than the snaptite kits. I […]

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Airfix 1/48 P-40B/C Tomahawk II

by Tom Cleaver on December 1, 2016 in Reviews -- 21 Comments

Erik Shilling – The Tiger’s Tiger: It was hot on Don Muang Airport outside Bangkok on December 10, 1941, as the humidity increased with the rising tropic sun. The crews of the 60th, 62nd and 98th Sentais sweated to ready […]

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Hasegawa 1/48 P-47D-30, Mexican Expeditionary Air Force (FAEM)

by Bryan W. Bernart on December 1, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

This was a typical Hasegawa build-fell together with little or no putty. My attempt at a NMF was complicated, time consuming and most likely unnecessary. My intent was to use as much of the Aztec decal sheet, but would have […]

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1/48 Hasegawa F-104G HAF

by Tzigkounakis Tasos on December 1, 2016 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

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Halberstadt CL.II

by Rob Pollock on December 1, 2016 in Aviation -- 38 Comments

Operational History The CL.II entered service in August 1917, and proved extremely successful, its excellent manoeuvrability, rate of climb and good field of fire for its armament allowing it to match opposing single-seat fighters. It also proved to be well […]

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Alconbury F-5E

by Lloyd King on November 29, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Finished this one last night. 1/48 AFV F-5E built OOB except for the resin seat. Decals are from TwoBobs and I used Bombshell Brew paints.

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1/48 Αzur Loire 130

by Tzigkounakis Tasos on November 29, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Α difficult kit, it needs a lot of scratch. I build the trailer by my self, the engine, and the most of the wind handles. The model took silver metal at IPMS of Athens in 2014