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Academy 1:48 Spitfire Mk.XIVe

by George Henderson on July 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Spitfire Mk. XIVe TZ138. This aircraft built in 1945 at Aldermanston and shipped to Canada in 1945 and was used for cold weather testing with the Winter Experimental Establishment (WEE) Flight in western Canada from early 1946 to July 1949. […]

1/72 RCAF CF-188 Hornet “Canada 150″

by Kitti Tatsumaki on June 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Royal Canadian Air Force’s 2017 “Canada 150” CF-18 Demonstration Hornet. The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) unveiled the CF-18 Demonstration Jet for its 2017 season on 4th April 2017 to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. I love building special […]

1/700 USS Missouri 1945. 9.2

by Won-hui Lee on June 29, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 11 Comments

Japanese Instrument of Surrender I wanted to use 1,800 figures, but I only used half. I will add figures on September 2nd and then post them again. Injection is Academy’s new product. I applied flyhawk’s P.E Missouri for Tamiya. But […]

Su-27 Flanker B (1/48 Academy or what’s left of it)

by Grega X on June 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Having bought the original box almost 20 years ago, I never intended to build my flanker out of the box, so during the years the kit box was filled with almost every available aftermarket offering available. And even then I […]

1/48 Sabre F-86F-30

by jim wasley on June 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

Have been working to finish this build all week,I know how you guys like aircraft,it is an Academy kit and a lovely build,just one little bit of bad luck it had a crack in the clear cockpit other than that […]

Academy 1/72 F4 Wildcat. Lt Wilmer. E. Rawie

by David Mills on June 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Lt. Wilmer E. Rawie The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting a Gold Star in lieu of a Second Award of the Distinguished Flying Cross to Lieutenant, Junior Grade Wilmer Ernest Rawie (NSN: 0-81338), United […]

Academy 1/48th Lockheed P-38E Lightning, USAAC,343rd FG,54th FS,Aleutian Island Campaign June 1942

The P-38E with the 54th Fighter Squadron actually appeared a little later in the campaign in the harsh Alaskan environment. Operating out of Elmendorf Field some units detached and forward deployed at Ft Randall. The 54th was the only unit […]

1/72 Japanese WW2 Aircraft

by jim wasley on May 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Thought I might put up some aircraft I built a while back they are all 1/72 the zero is Academy and the other 2 are Hasegawa, both with name tags so you can see each model type, the build and […]

1/48 Academy Hughes 500D…OR….Does Anyone Want Some Reese’s Pieces?

Here is a model I’ve been wanting to try for a while. I have always loved the little Hughes 500. Fast, agile and very smart looking, especially when painted up like a box of Reese’s Pieces! I have a hard […]

HMS Warspite 1943(1/350 Academy )

HMS Warspite 1/350 Academy with generic etch Flyhawk Royal Navy WWII ladders, inclined ladders and Railings, scratch with Plastruct improvements, British radar set from MK-1,and invisible thead .004 mm nylon. metallic anchor chains, light weathering from master set B Tamiya, […]