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1/48 Tamiya P-51D Mustang

by Michal Walusz on November 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Hello Dear Modellers This is my last completed build. This time I build P-51D Mustang from Tamiya. I choose markings from Kagero publishing Polish Mustang for Mustang Mk.IV 303 Polish squadron based at RAF Hethel UK 1946. The kit as […]

Titus Oates’s Aussie ‘Stang

by Marek Halas on November 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Tamiya’s 1/48 P-51D Mustang finished as an Australian CAC CA18 Mustang 21. Firstly though, a little bit of history I managed to glean about the plane, (& apologies in advance for any errors & omissions on my part): The scheme […]

Eduard 1/48 Fw 190D-9 JG 301

by Stan Traas on November 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Finally beaten into submission. While not as maddeningly difficult as Eduard’s Anton series, this one has it’s fit issues. Two main complaints are- 1. covers designed for open display do not adapt well to closing up (note the gun cover […]

1/48 Tamiya Jagdpanther

by Stan Traas on November 16, 2017 in Armor -- 11 Comments

Most recent armor build. Still too clean, I KNOW…. I did try to mud it up a bit using a couple of splatter techniques, but it still lacks the grunge. Ah, well, I think the camo job turned out OK. […]

Preview: Airfix 1/48 P-51D

by Tom Cleaver on November 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Kit arrived Friday, took five careful hours to assemble without filler. Done OOB other than used Tamiya decals from the “8th AF Aces” release to do Bud Anderson’s “Old Crow” ID stripes, invasion stripes, personal markings). They fit the kit […]

Seats please….

by Rob Anderson on November 13, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 5 Comments

Continuing with my Devastator, it became apparent that the seats were not going to cut it. They are actually ok, very good for the era, but I chose to scratch build the pilots and radio operators seats, I’m still deciding […]

P-51D Mustang, “Duchess Arlene”, Tamiya 1/48

by Tomáš Pelej on November 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Hello colleagues modellers Today I will share with you this legendary 332nd FG Marking Machine piloted by Lt. Robert W. Williams The model from Tamiya is absolutely trouble-free. I used only a few etchings from Eduard to the cockpit to […]

L-29 Delfín, AMK 1/48

by Tomáš Pelej on November 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Hello colleagues, I would like to share with you this Tigrated Dolphin from the Air Force of the Czech Republic. Kit from AMK supplemented with Eduard etchings. Tigrated camouflage I sprayed the masks of my own production. Perhaps you will […]

Big Beautiful Doll

by Julian Shawyer on November 9, 2017 in Aviation -- 33 Comments

This is the aircraft of Lt. Col. John. D. Landers, P-51D, Big Beautiful Doll. This is the Tamiya North American P-51D Mustang in 1/48th scale which came with Cartograph decals. The model is painted with various shades of Alclad 11 […]

1/48 Yak-28P construction photos.

by John Healy on November 9, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

I hope you guys find these pics useful should you choose to build this kit. One thing that I forgot to mention in the main posting is that the long radome is a tad wider then the fuselage where it […]