Top 5 articles on Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress – a four-engine heavy bomber that gained immortal fame in an air war against Germany.

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1:72 Revell B-17G ‘Little Miss Mischief’

by Michelle Edwards on January 3, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Probably my best build for 2013 and the best competition result of any kit I’ve built. She took Best in show at the Daymns Hall Show in August 2013. I researched LMM for this build and here is the concise […]


Revell B-17G “A Bit-o-lace” (1/72)

by Goran Perger on October 6, 2015 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Finally finished third piece of this Revell gift set. I think now i will take a break from airplanes for a few years, and focus on ships, haha. I won’t write much about this model because I really debated with […]


HK Models B-17G ‘Aluminium Overcast’

by Thomas Probert on October 4, 2015 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

I’ve been working on this project on and off for the last year or so, and finally applied the finishing touches this weekend. The HK Models kit needs no introduction and was for the second time, a joy to build. […]


1/48 Monogram B-17G “Nine-O-Nine”

by Craig Abrahamson on June 26, 2014 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Finally got this finished. I don’t usually attempt to replicate an actual aircraft, but this one I did – sorta. I’m quite sure there are a few nuances that are ‘different’ than the Collings Foundation bird, but I tried. At […]


1/48 PB-1W Conversion

by Dan DeSilva on November 11, 2012 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

This conversion languished for a very long time- about 4 years. I got the Paragon PB-1W Conversion, and a Monogram 1/48 B-17G, then the kit and conversion sat, and sat. I got hold of a great reference book- “B-17 In […]