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F-14A Tomcat, Tamiya 1/48

by Tomáš Pelej on October 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

The machine folded with the spare squadron VF-301 Model completed with Eduard seats, wheels and etched, decals from Fightertown decals

Yes….a Phantom – but it’s the last one for a while

by Craig Abrahamson on October 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

Tamiya’s 1/32nd scale F-4J. And wouldn’t ya know – after I [thought] I was finally finished, THEN I noticed that I forgot to paint the NMF section(s) on the elevators. Dammit! Oh well, that shouldn’t be too difficult to remedy […]

1/72 Ertl Grumman F-14A Tomcat of VF-32 , Year of the Cat

by Robert Royes on September 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

One from the cheap seats. Ertl/AMT F-14A .After starting this I almost chucked it ! I think I’d rather have done the old Airfix or even Monogram kits. There is panel line detail but the fit is very poor, I […]

1/72 Academy F-14A Tomcat

by Boris Grgić on September 9, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Not as good as I hoped for, not as bad as I expected. I used this model to practice preshading and weathering, in the end main screwup were stencils (silvering effect). It was also first time to apply PE parts […]

[Year of the Cat] Tomcat with Tomcatters scheme, 1/72 Hasegawa

by Hongseob CHOI on September 6, 2017 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

Dear Imodelers, greeting from an South Korean newvie here. Wonhee Lee introduced I modeler forum to korean modelers and I’ve watching for a while with interest. and I realized that this is just where I was looking for longtime, the […]

1/72 F-14D Super Tomcat VF-2

by Kitti Tatsumaki on June 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Hello, this is one of my F-14 build – F-14D Super Tomcat VF-2 Bounty Hunter, BuAerNo.163894 NE100 CAG, USS Constellation CV-64, 2003. 1/72nd scale Hobbyboss, OOB. The aircraft carrier deck diorama is be based on a 27.7cm x 18cm chopping […]

F-14A Tomcat Wolfpack 1/72 Academy

by Dimitris Bellas on June 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

A very low quality kit but at least i tried numerous new techniques. I hope you like it.

Idea for a new group build with Aircraft, Armor, Automobiles and what have you: “Year of the Cat”…

by Louis Gardner on May 13, 2017 in News -- 71 Comments

We have our Midway Group Build that is scheduled to finish around the 75th anniversary of the battle, which ran from June 3rd through the 7th. We have made provisions that allow for projects to be posted after the deadline, […]

Hobby Boss 1/48th F-14A Tomcat

by Boris Rakic on April 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Having been brought up on a healthy diet of “Top Gun” and “The Final Countdown”, the F-14 Tomcat to me is *the* icon of modern military aircraft. And some time ago I decided to finally start on the Hobby Boss’ […]

Victory 200 : F-14A, VF-84, 1986-1988.

by James Kelley on February 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

I started this kit back in November 2016, when it was released. As the Tomcat is a complex machine, so is every model kit of it. I worked on this off and on, fighting boredom and loss of interest for […]