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WSK Swidnik SM 1 “Hare” 11, Polish Air Force Coast Guard.

by Allan J Withers on October 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

1/72 MPM, I modified a few things, brass tube and wire for the rotors, replaced the tail skid and antennae etc with brass and stretched sprue, finished in MM and Tamiya enamels, Tamiya clear over decals from the spares box, […]

Douglas A 20G Boston, A28-60, 22 Sqn RAAF Noemfoor Island 1944.

by Allan J Withers on April 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

1/72 MPM, I modified a few things, upper turret guns hinge, added alloy foil to landing lights, tinned copper wire push rod tubes to engines, finished in MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over kit and Aussie decals from […]

Gloster Meteor FR Mk 9 – 1/72 – MPM – Operation “Musketeer”

by Paolo Ruffato on April 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

The MPM’s Kit is not properly an high-tech kit, but it’s easy to assembly and accurate. I immediately liked the colors of this plane used in the Operation Musketeer, 1956.

Ryan STM, A50-2, 3 Communications Unit RAAF 1942.

by Allan J Withers on March 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 MPM, I replaced and added a few things, exhausts from sprue, pitots and bracing from brass wire, air scoops from alloy foil, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future and Micro flat over kit decals.

Lockheed Hudson 1, A16-25, 1 Sqn RAAF Malaysia 1941.

by Allan J Withers on October 14, 2016 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

1/72 Italeri / MPM, I modified a few things, finished in Xtracolor and MM enamels with Future and POLLY Scale flat over kit decals.

1/48 MPM L-39

by Lloyd King on January 16, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

1/48 MPM L-39, I added CMK resin cockpit, intakes and wheel-bays. Painted with Lifecolor and the decals are from HAD.

Meteoric Rise

by Mike Grant on July 16, 2015 in Aviation -- 49 Comments

Xtrakit 1/72 Gloster Meteor F.8 Amongst my all-time favourite aircraft are several 50’s jets – including the F-86, Hawker Hunter and Gloster Meteor. Xtrakit’s 1/72 Meteor kit was a re-boxed MPM tooling, and looked great in the box with finely […]

MPM’s Heinkel 177 in 1:48

by Ulf Lundberg on February 22, 2015 in Aviation -- 34 Comments

To clear my head between ambitious ship builds, I sometimes build aircraft in 1:48. I’ve always had a fad for the He 177, so when I found the kit, I bought it immediately. The quality of the kit leaves a […]

A trip back in time: MPM 1/48 I-15 vacuform

by Tom Cleaver on September 6, 2014 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

So why is it the Czechs make such good plastic models? For those who don’t know the answer to that question, the reason why, in the past 24 years since the overthrow of communism and the end of the Cold […]

Revell (X MPM) Meteor F4

by Mark Housley on March 22, 2014 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Hi All, Another oldie i built this last year its the Revell (X MPM) Meteor F4 or as we brits call it The Meat Box. Not a bad kit, nice surface detail the cockpit isn’t great but a perfect candidate […]