Article Directory: Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

Zvezda Bf-109 F4

Hey there, fellas. This is my attempt at Zveda’s 1/48 F4. The kit is very detailed and has a lot of options, but the build can be a little finnicky with all the engine parts. I have mixed feelings about kits with such options: it seems like a w[...]

Pits, seats and Fall brews

Started plugging away at the Academy Phantom. I am using the Eduard self adhesive PE interior set, and a combination of Brassin and Wolfpack seats. The Eduard set is very nice, and speeds up the process of correcting some of the areas Academy [...]

Bf 109 E-4, Maj Helmut Wick

Tamiya 1/48 Bf 109 E-4, W. Nr 5344. The markings are those of Maj. Helmut Wick, Geschwaderkommodore, JG2, Beaumont, France, Nov 1940. These are the final markings for this aircraft. At this time Wick was the leading Luftwaffe ace and was just be[...]

1/48 Hobbycraft Mig17 (War Eagle)

Yet another kit that had languished on the shelf of doom- a hangar queen that was on pause for too long. I had always wanted to build a Mig17 in VPAF markings- and back in the day of collecting kits I saw this one as an opportunity. It was a sec[...]

TSR-2 Airfix 1/48

This year i had 50, my son give me trip to London and Duxford museum. I build this beautiful airplane. Use Airfix kit and Pe parts from Eduard and seats from Pavla models and some scratch wires.

Manfred’s and Lothar’s Dr.1’s

The brother's Richthofen together again!  Well, at least on my work table. Hey Fellow iModelers! Gary from Williamsport, PA.. I had to take time out from watching the Little League World Series to present these Dr.1's I completed last night. [...]

100 years of the RAF in miniature

The mossie is 1/24 The Meteor, 74 Squ Phantom, Hunter, Mitchell, and Lightning is 1/32 The rest are all 1/48 Not a comprehensive list, but some favorites all the same.

WIP, Airfix 1/48 Lightning

An oldie but goodie, the Airfix 1/48 scale Lightning F-6 version You can never have enough lightnings😂😂

F-11F Tiger – Lindberg 1/48

Greetings fellow modelers! This time I brought to you a rare jet from Lindberg: the F-11F Tiger. It's a comission, but I found it to be really interesting. I've never built anything from Lindberg, and the only thing I knew from this brand was t[...]

Sea Knight

Hello from Middle Earth ! Been a wee while since my last completed build here, even longer since my last SAR project. So here is, fresh from my bench, Academy's excellent HH-46 Sea Knight complete with kit decals for a machine from SOMS Kaneohe[...]