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A Diorama entitled ‘Pause beendet, zurück zur Arbeit!’ (Break finished, back to work)

by Derek Austin on December 31, 2017 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

This is by far my most ambitious project so far. The diorama was born from the Revell 1/32 scale kit of the FW 190 F-8 and the superb range of Eduard resin and PE that was available for it. Having […]

Mistercraft Focke Wulf FW-190 A-8 Rammjager 1/72 “Captive Jaeger”. “Caged Birds” serie

by Alfredo Cofré on December 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Starting this new line of captured warplanes or “caged birds”, I let with you my Mistercraft Focke Wulf FW-190 A-8 Rammjager, my Captive Jaeger. I got this design from Pinterest. What can I say, the kit is not very recommendable, […]

1/48 FW-190D-11, JV 44, “A Wulf in Parrots clothing”

by Colin Latta on December 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

This is the Hobbyboss FW-190D-11 in 1/48. Its a nice kit, with good engineering and crisp, delicate recessed detail. It requires a little modification to be an accurate D-11 (mis-located wing guns, no upper or lower wing bulges, upper gun […]

Modeling time capsules, unboxing a classic Monogram kit

by Rob Anderson on December 13, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 24 Comments

I have a thing for Monogram kits. Not just the nostalgia, which there is a great deal for me, but because they are still decent kits at a good price. I frequent a local hobby shop here in Seattle called […]

Eduard 1/48 Fw-190 A4 ProfiPACK – Kit review

by Andreas Fey on December 5, 2017 in Reviews -- 7 Comments

Hello and welcome to this review. The kit was provided by iModeler for you, to have a closer look at this new Eduard release. Short description: • Kit no# 82142 (Fw-190 A4 ProfiPACK) • plastic parts: about 100, plus etched […]

Eduard 1/48 Fw 190D-9 JG 301

by Stan Traas on November 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Finally beaten into submission. While not as maddeningly difficult as Eduard’s Anton series, this one has it’s fit issues. Two main complaints are- 1. covers designed for open display do not adapt well to closing up (note the gun cover […]

Local Tip & Run Fw 190 Casualty – August 1942

by Paul Nash on August 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

As Operation Barbarossa continued to decimate both Russian and German forces on the Eastern Front, the bulk of the Luftwaffe forces that had been ranged against Britain during 1940 had been thrown into the meat grinder that typified the conflict […]

Revell Germany 1/72 FW 190 F8/R14

Just finished past week, an old mold that required some care to improve it. As you can see I made use of several resin additions and a vacuum-formed canopy that required a lot of adjustment to make it fit, I […]

Eduard FW-190 F8 1/72

by Andreas Fey on August 6, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

This is a superb kit, If you like to bulid a F8, you can’t find a better one like this. Complete out of the box (Profipak) incl. nice decal options. I used Mr. Hobby Colors H68 – RLM 74 H69 […]

Tamiya FW-190 A3 > A2 1/72

by Andreas Fey on August 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

The aircraft, “blue 2″ of Leopold (Poldi) Wenger was stationed in Caen-Carpiquet France in the middle of August 1942. This plane has no outer armor in the wings, probably to compensate the weight of the bomb. On 19 August 1942, […]