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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. […]


HK B 25 Michell in 1/32 scale

by Marc Barris on July 4, 2015 in Aviation -- 29 Comments

I built this kit about a year ago. I was just having a look at it and was inspired to post some pictures for you guys to comment on.This is a really big kit, the amount of paint it took […]


H-K Models 1/32 Do-335B-2 “Pfeil”

by Tom Cleaver on December 24, 2014 in Reviews -- 8 Comments

The Dornier Do-335 was at its birth and has remained ever since the only twin-piston engine fighter/bomber aircraft to utilize the centerline thrust concept. In the Do-335, use of this power concept was revolutionary, though Dr. Claudius Dornier had used […]


H-K Models Meteor F.4 EE549 flown by AVM Sir J.M. Robb

by Tom Cleaver on January 22, 2014 in Uncategorized -- 12 Comments

Meteor EE549: The first major change in the Gloster Meteor came with the Meteor F.4, which went into production in 1946, after the first F.4 prototype flew on May 17, 1945. The major change with the F.4 was the use […]


No “Chino shots” but…

by Tom Cleaver on October 27, 2013 in Uncategorized -- 6 Comments

Went out to Chino yesterday and when I got there, it was a 10/10 cloud cover at around 3,000 feet and flat light prevailed. Welcome to the world of airplane photography… And even with signs advising that nothing on the […]


Big B-17G finished!

by Tom Cleaver on October 25, 2013 in Reviews -- 18 Comments

The big H-K B-17G in my driveway. Better shots tomorrow out at Chino. The gun barrels are not installed (not doing that till it gets to its new home, learned my lesson with the big B-25). Zotz Decals to do […]


H-K 1/32 Meteor F.Mk.4 test shot

by Tom Cleaver on October 21, 2013 in Reviews -- 9 Comments

 The Meteor F.4 was the result of three separate lines of research that began shortly after 616 Squadron had taken delivery of their Meteor F.1s in 1944. The Aerodynamic Section at R.A.E. Farnborough was studying ways to improve the […]


Further progress on the big B-17G – painted!

by Tom Cleaver on October 20, 2013 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

I ended up sitting this thing on a bar stool outside and walking around it to get all the paint on. Four different shades of Alclad, and it took half a bottle of Duraluminum and a third of a bottle […]


WIP: 1/32 H-K Models Meteor F. Mk. 4 (test shot)

by Tom Cleaver on October 17, 2013 in Uncategorized -- 4 Comments

The H-K Models test shot of their new 1/32 Gloster Meteor F. Mk. 4 arrived Monday. Here is the result of about 3-4 hours of work today. The surface detail is very petite and realistic, even moreso than the B-17. […]


How big is big? the H-K B-17G in progress

by Tom Cleaver on October 6, 2013 in Uncategorized -- 19 Comments

So, how big is big? This is the H-K B-17G hanging in its storage area on the wall, next to a 1/48 Tamiya Lancaster. Those of you who have the 1/48 :Lanc in your collection think of it as a […]