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

by Hongseob CHOI on November 7, 2017 in Automotive -- 22 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 […]

Academy F4U-1A Corsair “Skipper Riley” 1:72

by Alfredo Cofré on October 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

My dear son, 3 years old, is big fan of the movie “Planes”, so I have seen it a couple of hundreds of times. When I proposed my kid to build a “Skipper Riley” F4U he jumped of joy, so […]

1/72 Academy F/A-18E VFA-143

by Geoffrey Abreu on October 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

This is the 1/72 Academy F/A-18E Superhornet depicting the CAG Aircraft of VFA-143 “The World Famous Pukin Dogs” from 2008. The model was built completely OOB using the kit decals which were excellent. Painted with MRP paints (Gunze Mr Color […]

P-38,Lightning

by Hongseob CHOI on September 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 29 Comments

Hello again! I’ve stucked with heavy work for severel month and cannot build new thing in this days. I think I almost have withdrawal symptoms with this. Anyway I’ll continue presenting my old catalogues of couple of years. I build […]

1/72 Academy F-14A Tomcat

by Boris Grgić on September 9, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Not as good as I hoped for, not as bad as I expected. I used this model to practice preshading and weathering, in the end main screwup were stencils (silvering effect). It was also first time to apply PE parts […]

M18 Hellcat

by IAN JACKSON on August 21, 2017 in Armor -- 8 Comments

Just finished my Academy M18 Hellcat… Bought as soon as it came out in 1997, started almost as soon as I got it home and finished this morning !! – no I’m not kidding. I used about 30% of the […]

Academy Me 163 Komet 1/72

by Andreas Fey on August 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Here comes my Me 163 Komet in 1/72 with Eduard Set #SS256 an two Preiser Figures. The little shelter is from Airmodel.de. The Academy kit is easy to build, but has some inaccuracies I discoverd to late. The tube attachment […]