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1/48 Tamiya Thunderbolt “Pengie II” 56th FG

by Darren Dickerson on August 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Hi Everyone Long time since I posted anything here. This one completed earlier this year and recently had some photos taken. Decals are from the excellent AJ Press Book “56th FG Part 1” Ultracast Seat and Wheels Paints are Mr […]

Filling the gaps – Special Hobby’s 1/48 T-2C Buckeye

by Boris Rakic on August 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Nuts. I have a confession to make: I think I have a couple of screws loose. That is the only explanation I have for my overarching modeling theme – building a complete collection of US military hardware from the 1920s […]

Tamiya 1/48 Sd.Kfz 234/2 Puma

by Stan Traas on August 3, 2017 in Armor -- 11 Comments

OK…. my latest attempt at dirtying armor. Used most of the Hauler P-E set… the jerry can straps were really “fun”. Also used an RB turned aluminum barrel, Aber “feelers” (? dunno what they’re called) and added mirrors punched from […]

FAA Skyraider Mk.1 & Tow Tractor.

by Julian Shawyer on August 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 37 Comments

This is a What-if I made a couple of years ago in the markings of a Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm Skyraider. The Royal Navy had in fact, operated the AD-4W early warning Skyraider, designated AEW.1 and flown by 849 […]

Mitsubishi A5M4 Claude.

by Julian Shawyer on July 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 38 Comments

This is the 1/48 scale Finemolds Mitsubishi A5M4 Claude. Imperial Japanese Navy, INJ Kaga, 1939. The kit contained 67 parts, and apart from the seat harness, was built straight out of the box. It was painted with Alclad II, Aeromaster […]

Revell 1/48 Messerschmitt Bf 109-10

by Tom Bebout on July 27, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

An old blast from the past, did this kit about 7 years ago, and it was and my first attempt at mottling. Have a great appreciation for those that get it right, I need to practice some more before attempting […]

It’s a Banshee

by George Williams on July 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 41 Comments

Yes, folks, this is the Kittyhawk 1/48 F2H-2 Banshee. I don’t think I need to go into the history of the plane as you guys already know far more about it than me, suffice to say that it’s a jet […]

1/48 Pro Modeler P-47N “Too Big – Too Heavy, Short Snorter” 333rd FS / 318st FG, Ie Shima

by Louis Gardner on July 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

Having been inspired by Neil Foster’s recent P-47 build (which is excellent), and as a follow up on my last two P-47 postings, as promised, here’s my rendition of the “Pro Modeler” kit. I built this kit when it was […]

P47n “Chautaugua” Revell 1/48

by neil foster on July 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

Here is the second of my Revell P47n Thunderbolts,it was a fun little build though not particularly inspiring ,I improved the kit by adding True details gun barrels and wheels and an aftermarket decal set from Warbirds.Chautaugua was based at […]

1/48 Revell / Monogram P-47D Thunderbolt “Bonnie”, Major “Bill” Dunham, 460th FS, 348th FG.

by Louis Gardner on July 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 42 Comments

Here’s the mate to my last P-47 article…………….I built this plane about 10 years ago. I built this one at the same time as “Fiery Ginger” as flown by Colonel Kearby. These two planes were my first attempt at working […]