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1/72 Revell/Matchbox T-2C Buckeye VT-19 NAS Maridian 1975

Entering service in 1959, utilizing the wing design of the FJ-1 Fury and controls similar to the T-28, over the years the Buckeye trained thousands of naval aviators. finally being phased by the T-45 Goshawk in 2004. Revell's 2009 reboxing, the [...]

1/72 Matchbox PB4Y-2 Privateer

Finally have some pics to post of the finished build. My apologies for the quality - me and my iPhone have a more difficult time with larger subjects! This was the "enhanced" Privateer build that I posted in the Aircraft WIP thread, and if you[...]

AD-5 (A-1E) 1/48 Tamiya+Matchbox

Hi All, I would like to present my latest completion: the Big Face Spad. AD-5 (A-1E). The build were kitbashed from the infamous Tamiya A-1 Skyraider and Matchbox vintage AD-5. There are 1/32 resin conversion set from Fisher Model for Trumpet[...]

Sd.Kfz 173 Jagdpanther – X-mas gift

I was pure airplanes kits builder. But I want to make my son happy so I build him some tanks who he can put into his display and collect - maybe even play with them. So, I bought some really cheap kits from Revell. This is the second one - It a [...]

F9F-5 Panther VF-781,# 106 , Year of the Cat, 1/72 Matchbox

I had built this kit a few years ago but had never put squadron markings on, I wanted to do the plane from The Bridges at Toko-Ri movie, but never found the decals. Having heard about Lt. Royce Williams encounter with Soviet Migs during the Kore[...]

Noorduyn Norseman, A71-6, 4 Communications Unit RAAF Archerfield Qld 1945.

1/72 Matchbox, almost OOB, I replaced the intermediate wing struts with sprue, replaced the engine and fitted 0.010" brass tailplane bracing wires, finished in MM and Revell enamels with Future and Xtra flat over Aussie and Ventura decals from t[...]

Matchbox 1/72 North American T-2 C/E “Buckeye”

Another "oldie" , built OOB, just because I like the unusual paint scheme. It's been re-popped by Revell, and is still available. It is a very basic kit, more fun to paint than to build.While it wasn't much of a challenge to build, it looks go[...]

Matchbox 1/72 Halifax

Hi guys, another one from me. Completely rescribed, interior completely upgraded, but you can't see it from the photos, exhausts came from Revell, props are reshaped and thinned, gun barrels are Quickboost. Paints are Gunze, exhaust stains and w[...]

1/72 Hawker 850XP

This is my old Matchbox Hawker 600 that i converted to the 850XP. The changes to the original kit included a new vacform windscreen, complete scratch built fight deck and passenger cabin. Reshaped tail belly & vetral fin removed. Vertical ta[...]

Revell (Matchbox) 1/32 Scale Vampire T Mk 55 SAAF, Part 1

Here we go again, I think I have finally gone totally insane, I am truly a s****r for punishment. Let me wipe the tears from my eyes and continue with this tale of horror. Let me begin by saying that the only reason for me building this kit is [...]