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The Golden Age of Modeling

by David A. Thomas on December 10, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 19 Comments

This is about a model I want to build. As my profile indicates, I am a college professor. This past semester I was chatting with one of my students, one Andrew Schaffner, himself a veteran of Afghanistan. He mentioned that […]

B-17 “The Little Miss Mischief”, 1/72 Academy

by Hongseob CHOI on November 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Yes. B-17. I know that It’s wrong build because The Mischief was B-17G with Bubble Gun turret in her chin but This is B-17F. This is my only wanted color scheme and the Memphis bell was only kit I had […]

B-17G “The Betty-L” HK Models 1/32e

by Fred grassi on September 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

Hello; First I present the “Betty-L”: Why this plane there in particular? Well I like to make assemblies that have a history; this “anonymous” plane among so many others will have paid the high price during one of the many […]

RAF Fortress III Detail Photos

by Alan Price on June 30, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Following on from last week’s post on my RAF Fortress III, I said that when the new issue of AMW was out I’d post some detail photos. Well the new issue is out tomorrow so here are the photos as […]

Airfix B-17 100 Group

by Alan Price on June 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

This is my first post in a while, I’ve been busy building though. This is the Airfix 1:72 B-17 built from the new kit which is a 100 Group RAF Fortress III version. This has all the Eduard sets – […]

B-17 Done!

by Rob Anderson on June 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

Well here she is, mostly out of the box, I did use a squadron main canopy, Eduard ignition harnesses, and a Cheyenne tail turret from the Monogram Pro Modeler kit, graciously donated to me by a Hyperscaler. I did not […]

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 […]

Wooden it be nice……

by Rob Anderson on February 10, 2017 in How-to -- 15 Comments

To have some really thin wood to do the plywood flooring of a B-17? My daughter gave me some thin wood samples after she graduated industrial design school and they are perfect for replicating things such as the flooring of […]

By any other name…….

by Rob Anderson on January 27, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

A Monogram kit is a Monogram kit, is a Monogram kit, regardless of whether you put Revell on the box or not! My lovely wife bought me the classic Monogram B-17G for Christmas. Still widely regarded as the best B-17 […]

The new Airfix B-17G

by Alan Price on November 4, 2016 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

So while I was building the Ju88 featured a few days ago, I was working on two new builds for Airfix Model World Magazine. These are both featured in the new December issue on sale now. The first of these […]