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MiG-29S ‘Fulcrum-C’ Strizhi (Zvezda, 1:72)

by Sebastijan Videc on October 23, 2016 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

MiG-29, despite being one of the most popular modern fighters, was poorly served by the scale modelling industry. Italeri’s kit, which until just recently was deemed the most accurate of the currently available kits (though it had its fair share […]


Crossing Over

by Rob Pollock on August 26, 2016 in Diorama -- 26 Comments

This is the companion piece to the recently posted “Last Orders” diorama. Again, it’s a Russian, winter-themed setting. The bridge figures are 1/35 resin offerings from Alpine and Stalingrad Miniatures. The German personnel are from styrene sets from Zvezda and […]


New Zvezda Boeing 787-900

by Johnny Greeko on March 11, 2016 in Aviation -- 2 Comments

Hey everyone, I got word from a fellow in Russia that Zvezda will be releasing there new 787-900 series.


Fiat GB.500 bis

by Stellan Schroeder Englund on February 26, 2016 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Right, you say, there were never anything like that…i think. Well, anyway, here they are. In the 30´s the Italian Fiat company desperately needed a new product. All in-house designs were deemed too…Italian, and thus Fiat ventured to other countries […]


Zvezda 1/48 Pe-2 “Peshka”

by Tom Cleaver on February 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Known to its crews as the “Peshka” (pawn), the Petlyakov Pe 2 was considered one of the best ground attack aircraft of the war and it was extremely successful in the roles of heavy fighter, reconnaissance and night fighter. It […]


Zvezda 1/35 M-3 Scout Car

by Tom Bebout on December 20, 2015 in Armor -- 5 Comments

I believe I won this kit in a raffle as I haven’t tried to do many military vehicles, and this was one of my first attempts.. The M-3 was the product of the Wright Motor Car Company in Cleveland, Ohio, […]


Product news – Zvezda

by Editor on November 9, 2015 in News -- 4 Comments

In Telford, Zvezda had been showing their just-released 1/48 scale Petlyakov Pe-2 bomber. It’s a long-overlooked subject, and the kit is certainly looking good on the sprues!


Bf 109F-4 (Zvezda 1/72)

by Dmitry Stropalov on August 23, 2015 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

This is my conversion of Zvezda’s 109F-2 to F-4 easy assemble kit (snap fit). I’ve replaced propeller blades, modified air radiator intake (made it smaller), added additional armor glass windshield and made some other minor changes. Full WIP story here […]


1/48 Zvezda Yak-3

by Ayhan Toplu on August 23, 2015 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

1/48 Zvezda Yak-3 of Guards Major M.K. Tokarenko,153rd Guards Fighter Regiment, 12nd Guards Fighter Division, 1943-1946.


Lavochkin LA-5FN 1/48 Eduard

by Christian WERY on June 12, 2015 in Aviation -- 39 Comments

In 1941, to integrate the cumbersome Shvetsov ASh-82 (M-82) engine into the frame of the LaGG-3 to build LA-5 was not a small matter and it costs the life to some Russian test pilots. The new machine required many improvements […]