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Seafire III – The Last Day of World War II

by Tom Cleaver on October 2, 2016 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

The Last Day of World War II: The first quarter moon hung in the western sky gleaming dimly through scattered clouds over the Pacific; the moonlight was sufficient to illuminate the many wakes of the huge formation of ships below. […]


Fiat G.50 Finnish Air Force (Ilmavoimat) 1942 – Secter/Hasegawa 1:48

by Gábor Szabó on August 18, 2016 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Hi Everyone! Another “spaghetti” fighter, this time Fiat’s attempt to produce something more modern for the “Fighter I” competition than their earlier biplane designs. The “Freccia” (Arrow) in fact was the first serie produced all metal fighter plane in Italy […]


French air force Mirage F1C n°84 sepember 1979 (Special Hobby 1/72)

by Rapid27 on August 1, 2016 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Hi, This is the 1/72 Mirage F.1C from Special Hobby. I decide to represent the number 84 (3/12 of Cornwall squadron) during a visit to Tours in September 1979. The pilot is on board, the reactor is running, additional traps […]


North American T-2C Buckeye Special Hobby 1/48

by Jaime Carreon on July 10, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

The T-2 was the US Navy’s intermediate trainer, used to introduce pilots to jets after basic training in piston engine aircraft. It was intended as a straight wing follow on to the T-28, entering service in 1959, and serving until […]


Warburton’s Maryland, 1:48

by Martin Dytrych on April 30, 2016 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

I am very proud to introduce you my new build – Warburton’s Maryland by Special Hobby in the scale 1:48. Although I started one year ago, the kit is not bad. I spent a lot of time to other activities […]


1/48 Special Hobby’s Saab Viggen

by Brian Scott on March 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

This is the Special Hobby’s Saab Viggen ( rebox of Tarangus ) kit includes interior color etch . Paint with tamiya paints and weathered with Mig dark wash . Enoy 🙂 Cheers Brian


Martin Maryland 167F – Warburton’s War

by Martin Dytrych on March 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Hi everybody, I haven’t written anything for really long time… 🙁 Let’s start something fresh and old at the same time! 🙂 One year ago, I started new build – Special Hobby’s Martin Maryland 167F in 1/48 scale. The most […]


Yak-23UTI (SpecialHobby 1/72)

by Dmitry Stropalov on December 27, 2015 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

A very rare one from my favorite First Jets Era. Yak-23UTI was a 2-seat trainer version of the Yak-23 “Flora” fighter. Only one aircraft of this version was produced, but surprisingly it survived and now kept in museum. This is […]


Special Hobby 1/48 F-86K Sabre

by Tom Cleaver on November 26, 2015 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

The North American F 86D Sabre was a development of the basic F-86 Sabre that had so little commonality with previous sub-types that it was originally ordered as the YF-95. The designation was changed to F-86D in 1950, following the […]


1/48 Special Hobby F2G as XF2G-1 14692

by Jim Sullivan on October 22, 2015 in Aviation -- 32 Comments

While bringing the F2G Corsair into production, Goodyear modified a number Corsairs with different components that would be used on their production F2G’s. The R-4360 was test fitted and flown on a F4U-1. Some components tested on other Corsairs were […]