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Revell 1/48 Dornier Do 335

by George Henderson on February 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Next on the oddball list: This aircraft was captured by the Americans and turned over to the British. A nice kit that can be built as a single or two seater by virtue of inserts fitted over the spine. I […]

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SilverCon 2017

by Dennis Meyers on February 20, 2017 in Show Reports -- 9 Comments

The 2017 IPMS- SilverWings in Sacramento once again put on a great show with a broad range of high quality entries. The 1/35 Armor and 1/48 Single Engine AC were particularly competitive.

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VnAF F-5A ‘Freedom Fighter’

by IAN JACKSON on February 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Hey folks, my most recent (two hours ago) completed project – The 1:48 Kinetic F-5A/C ‘Freedom Fighter’. Mostly the kit was an easy and rewarding build – I say mostly as the fit of the intakes was laughable, not so […]

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TRUMPETER 1/48 WESTLAND WYVERN S.4 (LATE)

by George Henderson on February 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

The aircraft J/371 s/nWN328, shown moments before ejection by Lt. Cdr. “Smokey” Cowling was one of two Wyverns lost during Operation Musketeer, on Nov. 05 1956. Not a bad kit though reading Tom Cleaver’s article on another site saved me […]

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Revell 1/48 MQ-9 Reaper

by Andrew Frill on February 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Fellas, Revell’s Reaper built OOB with scratch built intake and exhaust, and camera lens covers. Finished in Tamiya acrylics with decals by Caracal, Fireball and Afterburner. Andy

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Accurate Miniatures 1/48 P-51C

by Tom Bebout on February 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

When you get some time off, build some models is what I say. Seem to be on a P-51 kick right now and here’s my latest off the work bench. Had some trouble closing up the fuselage but believe it […]

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Hasegawa 1/48 P-40E Kittyhawk….

by Stan Traas on February 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

Well, good people keep trying to drag me from the dark side to the light….. and I always resist. Except for this time- A good kop (whose favorite A/C is the P-40) dared/cajoled me into doing a Kittyhawk. Credit for […]

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1/48 Mirage PZL-23B “Karas”

by Tzigkounakis Tasos on February 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

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1/48 Tamiya Citroen Traction 11CV

by Brian Scott on February 11, 2017 in Automotive -- 8 Comments

My forth another one of those little fantastic Tamiya kits . Plenty more to still build . Finished with Tamiya paints . Enjoy 🙂 Brian

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HobbyBoss Ka-29 “Helix-B”

by Marvin Reyes on February 9, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

This is the HobbyBoss Kamov Ka-29 “Helix-B”, in 1/72nd scale. The kit exterior is pretty nice, however, there is very little detail inside of the cockpit or the rear transport compartment. I added a little scratchbuilt detail inside the cockpit […]