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1/48 Airfix P-40B

by Brian Scott on August 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Another shelf of doom project finished . I present the awesome little 1/48 Airfix P-40B flown by 2nd Lt. George Welch , 47th Pursuit Squadron ,15th Pursuit Group Wheeler Field , Oahu ,Hawaii December 7th 1941 . Painted  with Tamiya […]

Airfix P-40B in 1/48

by Tony Prince on March 30, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Being a veteran of two Monogram P-40s, one by Trumpeter & another by Academy, I really looked forward to the Airfix offering. There were few issues & none that couldn’t be corrected easily, although the spinner nearly defeated me – […]

Airfix 1/48th P-40B Warhawk Build Review, Part 2

by Boris Rakic on March 4, 2017 in Reviews -- 20 Comments

After having had a look at what is in the box in part 1 (http://imodeler.com/2017/03/airfix-148th-p-40b-warhawk-build-review-part-1/), it is time to actually start building this thing. And we all know how this goes, right? Construction starts with the cockpit… You don’t say. […]

Airfix 1/48th P-40B Warhawk Build Review, Part 1

by Boris Rakic on March 2, 2017 in Reviews -- 14 Comments

Previously… There have been a couple of attempts at the early P-40 in 48th scale over the years. The old Monogram kit and the Academy one have been around for quite some time. More recent offerings from Trumpeter and Bronco […]

1/48 P-40B

by John Healy on February 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

This is the latest, and greatest P-40 kit. The brand new Airfix P-40B! What’s not to like about this one? I built it out of the box including using the excellent decals provided for Lt. Welch’s Pearl Harbor a/c. I […]

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 […]

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 […]

Monogram 1/48 P-40B

by Tom Cleaver on August 4, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Modeling Madness re-published this article from 13 years ago, and I thought you might like to see it with all the photos I took that were not used there. THE FLYING TIGERS In the sixty years since the Second World […]

1:72 Airfix P-40

by Michelle Edwards on December 22, 2015 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Another of Airfix’s newer offerings that goes together well. Although I’ve finished it as the same aircraft on the box art I have substituted Airfix’s decals with ones from Kits World. In the end I used decals from both Kits […]

Icelandic P-40C in 1/72

by JimBates on November 1, 2015 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

I started the Airfix 1/72 Hawk 81A-2 about the time it hit the U.S. shores (December 2012!!), planning to build an RCAF Tomahawk. I had it all together by mid-month… and then it sat… and sat. AMS got the better […]