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1/48 Hasegawa TF-104 Starfighter

Another NMF TuAF jet. This is 1/48 Hasegawa TF-104 finished with Turkish Air Force markings. The model is based on the TF-104G ( 61.3028 tail number) from 144 th Squadron at 4 th Air Base in Murted Ankara. Cockpit modified by using Eduard instr[...]

1/48 Hasegawa F-86 E(M) Sabre

An old NMF example from the past. This is 1/48 Hasegawa F-86 E(M) Sabre with Turkish Air Force (TuaF) markings. Most RCAF Sabre Mk 2 and 4 aircrafts were retrofitted with extended wing leading edges and then sold to foreign air forces. These pla[...]

How to: Premium metallic finishes – comparative test

Inspired by a recent display of fantastic natural metal finishes at the front page, here is a "spoon test" of four premium metallic finishes available today - Alclad II vs Gunze Mr.Color Super Metallic vs Kosutte Ginsan vs MGM Magic Powder

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Hey Guys, have just taken some more pics of my latest builds, 1/48 Tamiya F-16C Arkansas - This was my first Tamiya F-16, i have 4 of the Tamiya Vipers, great kit, no doubt the best F-16 Kit out there at the moment, everything is Out Of Box,[...]

Aero L-29 “Delfín”, 1/32, Hph Models

Hello, I want to introduce my model L-29 from HpH kit (full resin kit) in 1/32. I build it out of the box with many details (rivets, wires, indicators, seats) which I made myself. I painted it with GSI Super Metallic and Tamiya Acrylic colors. [...]

1/48 Tamiya P-51C Mustang

Again a Tamiya Mustang but this time C version. This is 1/48 P-51C Mustang finished with the markings of 43-24959 Gladys from 26th FS 51st FG in Kunming China during 1944 autumn. The construction started with the painting of cockpit component[...]

Fine Molds 1/48 D4Y3 Suisei “Judy”

Fine Molds was begun as a sideline in the late 80s by a few guys working at Hasegawa. Since that time, the small company has produced some interesting and rare subject matter, and reproduced them all quite faithfully. I have never heard anyone s[...]

Hasegawa 1/48 B7A Ryusei “Grace”

Aichi's B7A (allied code-name "Grace") was an Imperial Japanese Navy attack plane built around some strange but valid perameters. It was to carry a torpedo (a BIG one) or similarly-weighted attack ordnance. It was to be at least as fast as a Zer[...]

The Zero’s “Big Little Brother”- Fine Molds 1/48 A7M1 and A7M2 Reppu “Sam”

The Mitsubishi A7M Reppu was originally conceived in 1942 to eventually replace the A6M Zero carrier-fighter in the Imperial Japanese Navy. Bigger, more powerful and much faster than the Zero, the "Reppu" (hurricane) was a victim of delays, on t[...]

Evading the Grummans- Hasegawa 1/48 C6N1 Saiun “Myrt”

Nakajima's C6N three-man reconnaissance plane was originally intended to serve from Japan's aircraft carrier fleet, but by the time it entered service, there were really no more carriers to fly from. Flying from land-bases, the "Myrt" was able t[...]