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Roden 1/144 C-5B Galaxy – Kit Review

by Brad Bronov on September 27, 2017 in Reviews -- 11 Comments

Well, I couldn’t wait. As soon as the Roden C-5 hit the shelves at Lucky Hobby, I had to have one. I had the ancient and mythical Arii/Otaki/Entex/Revell/Testors C-5A in my stash, but this was new tool, and I’ve been […]

Junkers D.1, 1/72 Roden

by Hongseob CHOI on September 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Let’s do the time warp again, In 1918, Just after 15 years from first engine powered flight in Kitty hawk, the first full-metal aircraft was on the runway. Hugo Junkers and other engineers were stood watching this silver plated bird […]

Roden Albatros D.III

by Carmelo Rodrigo on August 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

The first post and my first model of the first world war. I had never been encouraged to build such aircraft, Until I discovered the models of Wingnut Wings. But finding these kits from Spain at reasonable prices is complicated […]

Blackadder Goes to War

by Paul Nash on July 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Away from my normal focus on the BoB, I made this 1/48 Roden kit some time back after meeting the son of William Francis Blackadder, who joined the Auxiliary air Force in 1937 and in mid November 1939 flew with […]

Roden 1/32 SPAD VII C.1

by Tom Cleaver on April 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

René Fonck, leading French ace of World War I with 75 victories, said that the introduction of the SPAD VII fighter “…completely changed the face of aerial warfare”. The SPAD S.VII C.1 was the first of a series of single-seat […]

LaGG-3 in winter colors (Roden 1/72)

by Dmitry Stropalov on March 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

Winter LaGG-3 series 35 in 1/72 scale. Original kit by Toko, produced by Roden nowadays. This is an old kit back from the late 90s. The kit quality is far, far from good – it took me two months to […]

Albatros W4 in the Red Army, Roden 1:72

by Pavel Aparin on February 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

The model is dedicated to the holiday on February 23 “Red Army Day”, to replenish the Water Wings group build The picture shows the “Albatros W4» flying in the sky of Sevastopol in 1919. “Albatros W4» was a rare aircraft […]

Roden 1/48 He-51B-2

by Tom Cleaver on March 24, 2016 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

There is a saying in aviation design that, “if it looks right, it is right.” While this is generally true, it was unfortunately not the case as regards the Heinkel He 51, which was a completely orthodox biplane of undistinguished […]

Roden 1/48 OV-1D Mohawk

by Andrew Frill on March 22, 2016 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Roden 1/48 scale kit with Cobra Company cockpit and Super Scale decals. Opened the port avionics hatch and added a few items in there. Andy

Encore Kits, Oswald Boelke’s Alabatros D.II (Roden 1/32

by Tom Cleaver on December 20, 2015 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

The Albatros series of fighters were the most advanced fighters in the world at the time the D.I and D.II were introduced in 1916, setting the parameters for the next 20 years: two 30 caliber machine guns, a high speed, […]