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“Yonder they come!” December 7 (8) 1941 Philippines

by Bill Koppos on December 6, 2016 in Diorama -- 14 Comments

Built this little dio a couple years ago, in line with my lifelong interest in the Philippine fiasco of ’41-’42. Tried to represent a mad scramble of the 34th Pursuit squadron at Del Carmen field on the Day of Infamy. […]

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Hobbycraft 1/48 Grumman F8F Bearcat Blue Angels “Beetle Bomb”

by Louis Gardner on November 20, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Here are some photos of my version of the “Beetle Bomb” Blue Angels plane. The original “Beetle Bomb” was a North American SNJ that was painted to resemble a Japanese Zero. Beetle Bomb was incorporated into the Blue Angels airshow […]

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My Shiny Bearcat/Model Number Eight for the Year

by Scott Nelson on September 29, 2016 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

This is the Academy 1/48 Bearcat. Apparently it is also the Hobbycraft Bearcat. I’ve read reviews that say the cowl is misshapen and the wheel well detail may be spurious among other issues. However, I found the kit to look […]

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DHC 2 Beaver, A95-204, 1 ATU RAAF Woomera SA 1960.

by Allan John Withers on June 22, 2016 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

my second Beaver, 1/72 Hobbycraft, I added a few small details, finished in MM enamels and Concept 212 with Future over some Max and Aussie decals from the spares box although the kit came with this marking option, flow as […]

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DHC 2 Beaver, A95-202, ANARE, AF RAAF 1959.

by Allan John Withers on June 15, 2016 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

My first Beaver, 1/72 Hobbycraft, I added a few small details, finished in MM enamels with Max and Aussie decals, Tamiya X22 overall. Operated by Antarctic Flight RAAF for the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition in 1959.

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Hobbycraft+ 1:48 F8F-1 Bearcat

by Pip Moss on April 4, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

When my friend Jim Sullivan sent me the photo of the NAS Glenview Bearcat, I knew that was the one I wanted to replicate. Fortunately, SuperScale has those markings on their sheet 48-1008. I possessed both the Hobbycraft and Hobby […]

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Hobbycraft 1/48 P-40 L/M

by Clark Cook on April 4, 2016 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Again this was supposed to be a quick out of the box build but ended up with me spending a lot of time on the model. First of all, I “canvassed in” the wheel wells using coffee filter paper. Then […]

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Hobbycraft 1/48 scale Mig-17

by Ramon R. Lomeli on July 16, 2015 in Aviation -- 31 Comments

Hello! So here is my Hobbycraft MiG-17. I bought this kit waaaay back in 1993 while I was in Virginia for AIT. I have been carrying it around with me ever since, and finally started it this past spring. If […]

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LOCKHEED T-33A -Lo, the Yugoslav Air Force 1954, Hobbycraft/Canada 1/48

by P.k on December 27, 2014 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

= LOCKHEED T-33A -Lo, the Yugoslav Air Force No: 10016/16 in the middle 1954. Company: HOBBYCRAFT CANADA, scale 1/48 Used Accessories: Airwaves, True Details, Built. Painted with colors: XTRACOLOR, WHITE ENSIGN. It is built to order for the customer.2008. By. […]

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Hobbycraft 1/48 P-26

by Paul Mahoney on August 28, 2014 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Well, after a small absence due to family things (and a trip to the IPMS Nats), I thought it was time to contribute something. This is Hobbycraft’s 1/48 P-26 built many years ago using Aeromaster decals. I have since learned […]