Article Directory: Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

Academy 1:48 Bf 109E-3 “Heinz Bär” boxing

This was the first kit I built after a 4 year hiatus in model building. Its the Academy reboxing of the Hobbycraft kit, which at the same time looks very similar to the Hasegawa version. The only trouble I had with this kit was that the tailplan[...]

Hans Joachim Marseille’s Bf 109G-2/Trop

This kit came straight from the box of the Academy 1:48 "Bf 109G-6/G-2 JG27" boxing. It´s a rebox of the Hobbycraft Bf 109G-6, with fuselage halves for a Bf 109G-6, so you have to make some cutting for the retractable tailwheel opening if you wi[...]

T-34C Turbo Mentor

This is the 1/48th scale Beechcraft T-34C Turbo Mentor by Czech Model, done in kit markings. This kit originally came out in 2002, but it has taken me this long to finish it; I have had the major part of the assembly done for quite awhile, but o[...]

The prize for model of Jul. iModeler the best!!!

Hello, friends! I got my prize for my model Tu-22KDP (imodeler.com/2018/07/tupolev-22kdp-1-72-modelsvit/)! From the list of prizes that Martin kindly provided me, I chose the MiG-21MF 1/48. But I was very surprised when I saw in the package an [...]

MiG Anniversary group build

8th of December, 2019, will mark 80th anniversary of the establishment of Mikoyan and Gurevich Design Bureau by Artem Mikoyan and Mikhail Gurevich. After the WW2 designs of MiG-1 and MiG-3, with the advent of jet age, the name "MiG" has become a[...]

1/48 USMC VMAT-102 TA-4F conversion

Hi all, this is a companion build to the TA-4J I posted earlier. I started it with a Hobbycraft A-4C. When the Hobbycraft kits first came out, I bought a B, an E, and two C kits sight unseen (no reviews/photos beforehand). I was a bit disappoint[...]

Eduard 1/48 Se 5a

First time i build WWI airplane in this scale,must say that i liked, so there will be some more of them in the future.

Eduard 1/48 Bf-109G-10 (MTT-Regensburg)

Jorg Czypionka Hunts Mosquitos: The ranks of "Great Luftwaffe Aces" do not include my friend Leutnant Jorg Czypionka. "You have to understand,I joined the Luftwaffe because I loved airplanes and flying, not for the combat. All the choices I ma[...]

1/48 Classic Airframes TA-4J USN Adversary

This TA-4J kit was sitting for quite a while, and I finally finished it off at the end of this summer. Airbrushed gray but hand brushed tan and green- with brushed touchups on the gray area. I used Afterburner decals although the same markings a[...]

SR-71 Blackbird – Hasegawa – Eggplane

Hello guys So much fun getting together this little gem of a kit. Fully recommended for a fun build. MrPaint paint, had some problems with silvering on decals. Happy modelling to you all.