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1/48 Hasegawa Aichi D3A “Val” from the IJN Carrier “Zuikaku” at Pearl Harbor

by Louis Gardner on December 8, 2016 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Tonight’s article is about a model that I built many years ago. It was built right out of the box and no aftermarket items were used other than a little “Bare Metal Foil” on the propeller. I built this plane […]

Hasegawa 1:48 Scale, Aichi D3A1, Type 99, Carrier Bomber, ‘Val’

After seeing Terry’s beautiful D3A2 model posted yesterday, I thought I’d stick my neck out with one I had built a few years back. It’s a terrific model, that fits well, and a subject that really needed to be updated, […]

Hasegawa 1/48 scale Aichi D3A2 Val

by Terry Schuler on March 26, 2016 in Aviation -- 29 Comments

As with most model guys, I strive to find that different and / or unusual scheme , that sparks a little more interest or attraction to one’s project. Scanning books and the internet for Japanese aircraft, especially those few samples […]

Bill Bosworth’s amazing 1/32 scratchbuilt D3A-1 “Val”

by Tom Cleaver on September 27, 2015 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

Here’s the most recent masterpiece from Bill Bosworth. A 1/32 scratchbuilt D3A-1 Val dive bomber. Done as one of the Vals that was shot down at Pearl Harbor.

Fujimi 1/48 Aichi D3A1 ‘Val’

by Michael Booth on August 9, 2015 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

Built this ages ago but haven’t managed to upload it – sorry guys! Although an old kit and picked up for a bargain at £5! As well as a few touch ups in the cockpit, it soon came out a […]