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F-15E Strike Eagle Revell 1/48 in progress…

After several years, I am to assemble a plane, Revell's F-15E Strike Eagle ... I hope to finish it in a few more weeks ..... it will be in a diorama!!!!. thanks for watching

USS Johnston found

USS Johnston - along with the Sammy B ("the destroyer escort that fought like a battleship) - the two bravest ships in the Navy in what is known as "The U.S. Navy's finest hour," the Battle off Samar on October 25, 1944 that saw destroyers an[...]

Upcoming Group Build “Imperial German Air Force and Luftwaffe” Starting on May 1st

Here is the official announcement !!! I have leaked it out to some of you and I have received a tremendous response. So without any further delay, I will officially start the new "Luftwaffe" group build on May 1st. Some of you may wonder why[...]

RAAF, 31-03-1921 to 31-03-2021.

The RAAF is celebrating 100 years of service, the Australian Air Force was formed on 31-03-1921 and became the Royal Australian Air Force on 31-08-1921.

Empire of Japan Group Build has been extended !

I have been corresponding with some who have projects underway where there was a concern about not making the April 3rd deadline. So I have decided to just remove the deadline altogether. This will remain open for us to use as we have been so [...]

A WW1 site you must visit

Mike "Sandbagger" Norris is one of the best WW1 modelers out there. His models are stunning. And the 100+ page PDF build logs are textbooks in their own right - and are downloadable. I just added all of them to my library and will put the knowle[...]

A small step for Mars rover one giant leap for model competition

A small step for Mars rover one giant leap for model competition :) Great news from friends and organizers of Mosonshow. : "We need to confess you something important 🧐 As mentioned earlier, we were looking for an optimal solution for last ye[...]

Great color photos from WW2

Some things are misidentified, but nothing anyone here can't figure out.

Sir Peter Jackson and the airplane thief – a fascinating read

A really fascinating - that's right, I said FASCINATING! - article on Sir Peter Jackson and Gene DeMarco. If you wondered why WNW got dragged down with the rest of the wreckage, this will fill you in.

Hispano Me 109E

Just checked the site of SBS-model for their latest news, and lo-and-behold, they have added a conversion for Eduards 1/32 109E to their growing range of 109 variations. From what I can see, they are of the same high quality as in the Ha-1109 [...]