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Korea: The Forgotten War group build is now active.

Hello everyone. This is an open invitation to all who want to participate in our Korean War group build. This group build will follow the exact same dates as the actual conflict did. It will start on June 25th, 2020, and will end a little o[...]

June 6, 1944

The liberation of Europe has begun. The attached link from The National Archives will display General Eisenhower's Order of the Day. RIP my father Paul Bebout, HHC, 1st Bn, 501st PIR, 101st Airborne Division. Your service to our country is recog[...]

NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2…

“A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft is launched on NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley onboard, Saturday, May 30, 2020, at NA[...]

Sad news: Flying Heritage Collection is gone in family dispute

Just heard "through the grapevine" that Paul Allen's Flying Heritage Collection and Armor Museum in Washington State is closed, permanently. Word is that his sister wants his toys converted into her money as his heir. In the words of a knowledge[...]

Korea: The Forgotten War

Good evening everyone. This is a friendly reminder that our new upcoming group build will start in a little less than a month from now on June 25th. With Memorial Day recently observed here in the USA, there’s no better time than now to post[...]

On this day, 75 years ago…..

75 years ago, "Victory in Europe" was celebrated. Also known as "VE Day," or just "V-Day," it was the mark of the end of WWII in Europe. Due to COVID-19, this year's Arsenal of Democracy Flyover in the United States has been postponed till lat[...]

08 Open goes virtual

IPMS Stockholm decided to cancel the annual show in April due to the covid-19 situation just to make a virtual dito instead. Please enjoy the contributions, tons of inspiration for coming builds:

Sad news indeed

Copied from the post at Hyperscale: Wingnut Wings Update by Dave Wilson Sad news from New Zealand today indicates Wingnut Wings has been closed down permanently and its assets are to be sold off. Details are yet to be publicly disclosed but [...]

Best grab your WNW kits while you can

Richard Alexander of WNW has announced they will not be re-opening. WNW is over. This apparently has to do with a larger issue involving government subsidies to film production in "Wellywood" and Sir Peter Jackson's company Weta. Sprue Brother[...]

A Trip down Memory Lane…The Aurora, Revell, Monogram Models Story

Something I stumbled upon from a fellow modeller. A brief History of some of the giants in models. Enjoy.