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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, […]

1/48 Academy P-51B

by Geoffrey Abreu on April 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

This is the Academy (Accurate Miniatures) 1/48 P-51B. Maketar masks were used for the national insignia and squadron codes. I replicated the scheme that came in the box but painted the markings on instead of using the supplied decals. The […]

1/35 Academy M-60A1, modeled after a tank that I was a crew member in…….. L Troop, 3/3 ACR

by Louis Gardner on March 23, 2017 in Armor -- 44 Comments

Finally finished after 5 years!!!! I built this tank and had about 95 percent of it finished. It was sitting in my display case awaiting the final touches……………….. So I took a break from the Midway Group Build and finally […]

1/72 Worimi Hornet – Academy + Ronin Decals

by Michael Drover on March 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

The Worimi hornet is complete. This model represents A21-23 that was dressed in Worimi group traditional artwork and colours to celebrate the service of indigenous people within the Australian Defence Force during 2016. The aircraft is adorned with the name […]

Academy 1/48 Lockheed P-38M Night Lightning USAAF

by Chuck A. Villanueva on February 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Late August 1945, as Capt McLaughlin (fictional) views the moonlit Pacific out of the cockpit of his P-38M. The drones of the supercharged Allisons like music in his ears. The war is over, though being in the war zone since […]

Academy B-17F “Shamrock Special”

by Igor Cernisevski on February 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Hey guys, here’s my try at Academy Fortress. Almost OOB, with exception of QB gun barrels and scratchbuilt landing lights. Markings are from Revell, since i always wanted to do “Shamrock”, with it’s replacement tail, it makes otherwise dull overall […]

1/72 Academy Bf 109 G-14 (Erich Hartmann) Winter Scheme

by Phil Steele on February 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

No wind in the Valley, so it’s picture takin’ time !!. I actually finished this little gem in June, and then waited for that perfect blanket of white to photograph it. The platform is from the J2F session, enhanced with […]

Academy 1/35 M18 Hellcat GMC, WWII NW Europe 1945

by Gary Stevenson on February 7, 2017 in Armor -- 3 Comments

Another kit I enjoyed completing more than ever after adding bags & boxes etc. I hope all you guys & gals out there like it! Cheers.