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Academy P-47 D, 1/48, 1st Brazilian Fighter Squadron

Salute, gents. This is Academy's P-47 D in 1/48, a well known kit which was superseded by the Tamiya offering. It is not a bad kit, but can use some improvements. Ultracast resin wheels, seat (with molded harness) and propeller were used. [...]

A-10A Thunderbolt II

Having fun with the ancient Tamiya A-10 kit The kit really shows its age (not Tamiya’s best) with some fit problems joining the fuselage halves and a few raised panels. But, when it’s solved, all the rest goes quite right. Until [...]

HK'S 1/48 B-17F-35-BO Lucious Lady

Any aircraft modeler who knows anything about WWII certainly knows about the iconic Boeing B-17. The images and film of the 8th AF bomber fleets smashing the Reich, along with countless books, movies, documentaries, TV and personal [...]

Donkeys, Rats and Flies, oh my! 1/48 Polikarpov I-16

The Polikarpov I-16 is considered by many to be the first truly modern fighter - a low wing monoplane with an enclosed cockpit and retractable landing gear. Early models saw combat in the Spanish Civil War, where they were referred to as [...]

Fifty shades of grey-Eduard(Revell) 1/48 Tornado F3 ADV

Hi all, My recently completed Tornado F3 ADV in 1/48 scale. This is a rebox of Revell kit by Eduard with theirs usual goodies to create an Limited Edition box. Revell tornado is nothing but a nightmare, it is as bad as the movie mentioned [...]

TBD-1 Devastator Monogram 1/48 and Tamiya figures "WW2 pilots with moto-tug" 1/48

Hello friends, here comes my TBD-1 Douglas Devastator from Monogram in 1/48. The kit was released in 1974 and cannot live up to the high standard of the Great Wall Hobby kit. I also would like to point out that there are better build [...]

Airfix P-40B Warhawk 1/48

Based this build on the P-40 currently on display at the USAF museum located in Ohio, United States. I had built this plane when I was a kid, so there was a bit of nostalgia when choosing to go with it as my first USAAF build since [...]

Hat-urday Night Live! with Fortunes Of War Models: Kits and bits!

Join me as i browse through some kits, and catch up on finishing some of the shelf queens i have. This week - I look at the Revell 1/48th F15 Eagle, The 1/35th Tamiya Cheiftain as well as finishing up the The Macchi 202 Challenge [...]

Zlin Z-226MS OK-LMG or: what is Galland's fierce mouse doing on an entirely peaceful plane?

The Zlin 226 shown here is the second model of a parallel built "Dual Combo" kit from Eduard. For the presentation of the first model I read a little bit into the type history of this long-lived Czech classic of aviation, already [...]

Dora Wings 1/48 P-35

The Airplane: The P-35 was a military development of the Seversky SEV-3 three- seat amphibian, designed by Alexander Kartveli, Seversky's chief designer and was Alexander P. de Seversky's first aircraft. The SEV-3 flew in June 1933 and was [...]