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1/72 F-8s, Fujimi, Esci

by John Healy on July 23, 2016 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Robert’s F-8s inspired me to take these pics and post them. I thought I was the last guy to have that old Fujimi kit on a display shelf! I built these in the mid 1980s. Robert’s AMT kit is an […]


VF-74 Round up

by Robert Royes on March 28, 2016 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Three Phantoms- one old build, two fairly recent, The first is I believe VF-74’s first scheme of the 1960’s . I used an old Hasegawa F-4J which really is a ‘B’ because of the thin wings, Airfix decals, crudely dropped […]


A-4 Skyhawk, ESCI, 1/48

by Zoran Sivcev on March 14, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Restoration of old ESCI A-4 Skyhawk 1/48 Decals are home made with laser decal paper. Some missing parts are scratched. colors: Hu140, Hu 129 & Revell 50+05


Mirage IIIO

by IAN JACKSON on February 3, 2016 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Hi everyone HNY from a very warm (27deg) & sunny Middle Zealand. So this project is a sort of ‘getting back to basics’ build. Initially I started it back in April’ish last year, then after just two sessions, boxed it […]


ESCI 1/72 M-113

by Dennis Meyers on September 7, 2015 in Armor -- 7 Comments

This is an oldie picked this up from an estate sale. Despite the kit’s age, it built up pretty well. I thought it would be a quick little project until I dawned on me that the interior would be visible […]


Bell OH-58A Kiowa – Esci 1/48

Following Hughes OH-6A presented here on April, a new Vietnam aeroscout is coming from my bench. This mid ‘80s 1/48 scale model by Esci is pretty good although its age. I got a lot of work inside the cockpit, none […]

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Iraqi MiG-21MF “Fishbed”

by Gary Brantley on November 17, 2014 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Inspired by the outbreak of Desert Storm, or Gulf War One, I built this MiG-21MF in Iraqi markings and camouflage. So, it’s been languishing in the display cabinet since way back then, with no airport pictures taken. Even though it’s […]


The A Shau Valley, March 10, 1966, Rest in Peace Col Fisher, January 11, 1927 – August 16, 2014

by Rick Wilkes on August 27, 2014 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Because of Col Fisher’s passing I decided to share with you the story of a model I built and the experience I had because of it. I do not tell this story often, it’s not really about me but what […]


1/48 F-8E Crusader

by John Healy on July 30, 2014 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Robert Bausch’s nice Crusader posted a few days back inspired me to post mine. We did the exact same thing, Esci decals on a Monogram Crusader. I added a lot of stencils too, from an old Microscale F-8 sheet. I […]


RevellT-72 M1 in 1/72

by Bernd Müller on June 25, 2014 in Armor -- 10 Comments

Hi my first article here on this side is my T-72 from Revell. It was my first Tank in this scale since my youth, the last one was a Jagdpanther from Esci, when i was 14 ! The build was […]