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Hasegawa 1/48 P-40E Kittyhawk….

by Stan Traas on February 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

Well, good people keep trying to drag me from the dark side to the light….. and I always resist. Except for this time- A good kop (whose favorite A/C is the P-40) dared/cajoled me into doing a Kittyhawk. Credit for […]

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Desert Warhawk – Curtiss P-40K in Tunisia 1943

by Miha Kosi on January 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Yes, I am terribly fond of desert dioramas. They are so colorful. And I have always been especially intrigued by “pink” Warhawks in North Africa. What an unusual color, and a great challenge for a modeler. I was helped a […]

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New 1/48 Airfix P-40 B Warhawk 2nd Lt. George Welch at Pearl Harbor

by Louis Gardner on December 9, 2016 in Aviation -- 36 Comments

Well here it’s finally finished. This one is hot off the work bench, and I doubt the paint has completely dried………… My original intent was to have this P-40 completed by the Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor on […]

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1/48 Airfix P-40 Pearl Harbor 75 Years ago 2nd Lt George Welch

by Louis Gardner on December 7, 2016 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

Here are some pictures of the build I’ve been scrambling to get finished. Unfortunately it doesn’t look like I’m going to make my deadline that I originally set to have the model completed by. My original plan was to have […]

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Airfix 1/48 P-40B/C Tomahawk II

by Tom Cleaver on December 1, 2016 in Reviews -- 23 Comments

Erik Shilling – The Tiger’s Tiger: It was hot on Don Muang Airport outside Bangkok on December 10, 1941, as the humidity increased with the rising tropic sun. The crews of the 60th, 62nd and 98th Sentais sweated to ready […]

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Sharks are everywhere…49FG P-40K

by Bill Koppos on September 26, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Due to the recent P-40 profile posting I dusted one off. This one was built back when the Hasegawa 1/48 “Special edition” K came out. It’s been shelf sitting with it’s 49er groupmates and has come out for a flight. […]

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Camouflage & Markings – Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk/Warhawk

by Editor on September 24, 2016 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Here’s another selection of the color schemes carried by the Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk/Warhawk during its extensive service career. All artwork has been kindly contributed by Mr Rick Kent. In 1939, Curtiss-Writght went about developing a fighter to replace the P-40B/C […]

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Bronco P-40C

by Rob Pollock on September 17, 2016 in Reviews -- 15 Comments

For all you P-40 afficianados, Bronco have released a new P-40C in 1/48, price around $50. Check out the extensive review of the kit posted today at themodellingnews.com. http://www.themodellingnews.com/2016/09/build-review-bronco-models-48th-scale.html

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Camouflage & Markings – Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk in British & Commonwealth service

by Editor on September 1, 2016 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

The arrival of long-awaited new tool P-40B kits from Bronco and Airfix will likely spin renewed interest in the type. The attached collection of profiles demonstrates units and camouflages representative of the Tomahawk’s service with the RAF. All profiles courtesy […]

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AMC 1/72 resin P-40Q

by Robert Royes on August 30, 2016 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

This my first and last resin kit, I started this kit about ten years ago, After trimming the fuselage halves and finding how brittle this stuff is and a permanent warp in the fuselage, I shelved it. Since getting more […]