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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 […]

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 -- 17 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 […]