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1/32 Hobbycraft P-51 RAF Mustang 1A

by Tolga ULGUR on September 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

This is 1/32 Hobbycraft P-51 Mustang 1A finished with the RAF markings ( May 1944 ) Hobbycraft s kit is a scaled up version of 1/48 Accurate Miniatures Mustangs. Cockpit modified by Vector set. Seat belts are from Eduard. I […]

Bobcat Model 1/48 Yak-28P Firebar – Kit Review

by Stellan Schroeder Englund on September 17, 2017 in Reviews -- 28 Comments

A Yak-28P, who would have thought we would have a nice rendition of this important cold war warrior. It doesn´t come closer to a more Flash Gordon-esque aircraft than this, with huge engines, pointy things sticking out here and there, […]

1/48 Revell-Monogram F-15E Strike Eagle

by Boris Grgić on September 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

This is “recycled” kit, made almost 15 years ago. It collected vast amount of dust over time and I was thinking of throwing it away considering the shape it was in, but finally I decided to give it a try; […]

Spitfire Mk,VIII (Arii 1/48)

by Angel Expósito on September 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 36 Comments

Hello everyone. This is my first post, since I just landed. I usually only build on 1/72, but I wanted to try to give this kit a go. At present there are brands that manufacture Spits with a higher level, […]

Kitty Hawk 1/48 UH-1D “Huey” – Build Review, Part 3

by Rob Pollock on September 14, 2017 in Reviews -- 11 Comments

Into the final stages of the build now, but first I wanted to revisit a comment I made in Part 2 about the side vents at the base of the rotor mast. There have been one or two comments about […]

Here’s two I prepared earlier…

by John Kerr on September 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Both are TAMIYA 1/48 scale kits. 1. The P-47D “Pride O’ Dogpatch” is actually the P-47M kit as it has the fin-fillet. Decals by AeroMaster. 2. The P-51D “Madam Wham-Dam” is a VLR Mustang based at Iwo Jima. The a/c […]

Kitty Hawk 1/48 UH-1D “Huey” – Build Review, Part 2

by Rob Pollock on September 12, 2017 in Reviews -- 15 Comments

The first part of this review can be found here: http://imodeler.com/2017/09/build-review-part-1-kitty-hawk-uh-1d-huey/ Main Construction Moving on with the main body of the machine, I’m now finding a few discrepancies – nothing major, but you need your wits about you. In these […]

1/48 Late Mk I Hurricane Airfix

by Dale Cole on September 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

After buying a reference book about the Hurricane that had artwork for this a/c I had to try to build it. After a lot of research I found the book artwork to be very inaccurate! I finally located two grainy […]

Kitty Hawk 1/48 UH-1D “Huey” – Build Review, Part 1

by Rob Pollock on September 10, 2017 in Reviews -- 15 Comments

Bell UH-1D/H Iroquois (Huey) Scale: 1/48 Manufacturer: Kitty Hawk Manufacturer Website: https://www.kittyhawkmodel.com/ Ref.KH80154 MSRP: £37.99/$55.99 A Brief History of the Type The Bell HU-1 Iroquois was developed in the 1950s for the US Army. The “HU” company development reference led […]

Eduard 1/48 Yak-3

by John Clark on September 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 35 Comments

This is the 1/48 Yak-3 by Eduard. I put a Aerobonus pilot, Yahu instrument panel and Ultracast exhausts. The decals are from Begamot. Pilot is Marcel Albert from the Normandie-Nieman Group.