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QANTAS PB2B-2 Catalina

by Ray Seppala on January 12, 2018 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

This is the 1/72 Academy PBY-5A converted to a PB2B-2 in QANTAS markings (by Hawkeye Models Australia) with the Red Roo Conversion set. First completion for 2018.

P-39 Airacobra

by Vedran Kovačić on December 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Hi, finished this just in time for Christmas, this is the ubiquitous Academy 1/72 P-39Q/N Airacobra, could have been better, could have been worse. I had some fight with the canopy, because i used replacement vac one from CMK set, […]

Academy 1/35 Panzer IV

by Robert Collins on December 5, 2017 in Diorama -- 8 Comments

The kit itself was a great little kit to build and quite cheap. I created the damage with my Dremel look alike and it was fun to do. I`m calling the diorama ` A Typhoon passed this way.`

1/48 Eduard Bicentenial Phantoms kit

by Robert Collins on November 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Big kit containing resin seats, wheels and exhaust nozzles, as well as loads of coloured photo etch. I think it`s an Academy model that`s been upgraded by Eduard.

F/A-18A “Blue Angels”, 1/72 Academy

by Hongseob CHOI on November 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

These shiny acrobatic team aircraft suddenly took my attention after I finished Red Arrows Hawk. and This is my recent build, US Navy’s Blue Angels Hornet. I brushed all with Tamiya’s acrylic blue. just because I wanted to try brushpaint […]

1/72 Academy F2H-3 Banshee

by Geoffrey Abreu on November 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Completed my Academy 1/72 F2H-3 Banshee. This is the most recent boxing. I built it mostly OOB just adding some wingtip navigation lights and some wire and plastic card to help make the ejection seat look more like a ….ejection […]

Ferrari 250GT California, 1/24 Academy (Italeri reboxed)

by Hongseob CHOI on November 7, 2017 in Automotive -- 23 Comments

It’s the first Car model I built. (and maybe it’s last one for a while…) This 250 GT is true design masterpiece of Ferrari in 60’s. You can find everywhere the most elegant curves and volumes of all time in […]

Academy 1/48 P47N “2 Big and Too Heavy”

by Riccardo Carturan on November 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Hi everyone, haven’t posted for ages but wanted to share this latest. Hope it looks ok, a bit rough around the edges and the decals were a nightmare but turned up pretty good in the end, cheers Riccardo

F/A-18C Hornet Swiss Air Force

by Hans Peter Tschanz on October 31, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

F / A-18C Hornet J-5011 “NATO Tigermeet 2011 11 Squadron A 1:32 Scale Model built by Academy with Decal by syhartdecal. friendly greetings Hans Peter

Academy P-38M Nightmare…er, Night Lightning (or) the P-38M in Japan and Why It Matters to Me

by David A. Thomas on October 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

Warning: This is a lengthier than usual post, so read on at your own peril. History of the Bird The P-38M captured my imagination some time ago, and I decided this point in my return to modeling was my chance […]