Article Directory: Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

1/72 4th Fg Col. Don and Red Dog

Enough of my OD posts for today. Two 1/72 P-51 ponies of the 4th FG. First up is an Academy P-51B with homemade decals (what little there is anyway) in the markings of Col. Donald Blakeslee. OOB Second, an Airfix P51D in markings from a Supers[...]

1/48 Hasegawa P-38J

Did this one a long time ago. Decals from Aeromaster for an 80th fg bird. True Detail wheels, Xtracolor gloss paints for the OD/Neutral Grey, Testors square bottle gloss green. At the time I did this, I didn't have any real reference materia[...]

Revell (Monogram) 1/48 F-84E Thunderjet

The war the fighter-bombers engaged in during the Korean War was a bloody one, a war unrelieved by opportunities for the kind of public acclaim the Sabre pilots received. Writing in “Officers in Flight Suits, The Story of American Air Force Figh[...]

Italeri 48th OH-13 Sioux

Made mods to interior and added cyclic and collective pitch horns to swashplate. Made bigger diameter skid tubes. Tie down tape was made from dental floss, painted red. Added other details like pitot tube. Comments welcome. Bo

1/144 scale Airbus A-400M (RMAF) scheme

Good day to all ! This is my first post regarding aviation subject lets start with a brief history of the aircraft . The A-400M "Atlas" was added to the Royal Malaysian Air Force inventory back in early 2015 after its purchase by the Malaysian[...]

1/32nd Su-27UB ‘Flanker C’ – “Red 64”

Evening folks, I've put the finishing touches to Trumpeter's 1/32nd scale Flanker C over the weekend. I embarked upon this build as I have always loved the twin-seat Flanker and thought it would be a straight-forward build to be getting on with[...]

SZD 9 Bocian, FU, 2009.

1/72 PZW, OOB in my own scheme with MM and Humbrol enamels, with Future over Hobycraft decals from the spares box.

Bücker Bü131B Jungmann Swiss Air Force Trainer

Have built a new model and a Bücker Bü131 Jungmann from ICM 1:32 as Training aircraft of the Swiss Air Force 1936-1972 Best regards Hans Peter Tschanz

1/48 TAV-8S Matador (Harrier)

This is the new Kinetic kit built up as a Spanish Navy example. It’s a really nice model of an interesting subject. First off, the fit of the kit is superb with two exceptions. I used no putty or superglue as filler anywhere, only a tad of Mr.[...]

F-4E, Hellenic AF , Hasegawa 1/72

Utilizing the unused Greek decals from the Buckeye kit and Hasegawa's early F-4E (which the still produce), I did a Greek Phantom in the blue scheme of the late eighties. The kit is the older molds but with the leading edge slats and the TIESO o[...]