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Academy 1/72 F-22A Air Dominance Fighter – The Raptor

This is my latest build; the Academy 1/72 ADF where I have added an Eduard zoom-kit and the Aires resin exhausts. The resin sidewalls of the latter fitted really badly so I decided to scratchbuild the walls out of styrene sheet instead. The "rap[...]

Nosing across the finish line just before midnight….

Well...a few days before midnight! My goal was to finish my VF-142 F-4B before the New Year and I made it! The Academy kit is over all pretty good, there are a few well documented areas that need addressing, but overall it is a fun build if yo[...]

Academy, 1/35, IDF M163 vulcan

Hi guys, this is my Academy, 1/35, IDF M163 vulcan. Colors and weathering effects by Ammo Mig. Lots of scratch build was needed for the idf version. Have a great day everyone!

Academy P-51B 1/72 (modified)

What a classic!!! One of my all time favorite airframes built during WWII. This model was so much fun I lost track of time. I even added some photoetching to the flight deck. I have the history on this plane but I’m not one two write a lot. I ju[...]

FINALLY FINISHED

With the emphasis on the title of the article, one might think this kit was the biggest pain in the rear to ever be made, this really isn't the case. As mentioned in the previous posts, the only real issues with the kit was the bomb bay being to[...]

99% Done Academy B-17

Engines, glass, nose, turrets, etc are all added in these photos! Extremely happy with how the kit is turning out minus the gap issues throughout. The "glass" is the toughest part in terms of painting and getting into their respective spaces. Th[...]

Academy B-17 Update

Okay so i apologize for the delay in posts. The last few days have been my hectic build days to get this finally taken care of. First off, all the praise I had for the fit of the cockpit went right out the window with the fuselage being put toge[...]

Consolidated PB2B 2 Catalina, A24-353 OX-M, 43 Sqn RAAF Darwin NT 1945.

1/72 Academy, with Red Roo resin and decals, finished in flat black enamel with Future and Xtra flat over all, built for the Year of the Cat GB, mid 2017 to early 2018, more pic's and details there.

Academy 1/48 Brazilian Air Force P-47

Hi there! My first P47 1/48 with Brazilian Air Force WW2 colors. They engaged ground targets in Italy, in 1944/45. Based in Tarquinia, these birds were assigned to the First Brazilian Fighter Group, operating under US forces.

Update on Academy B-17

So the past week and a half has been extremely busy, thus the table time had been put on hold. Managed to squeeze a few hours in tonight and got the bomb bay, pilot, co-pilot and instrument panel finished, as well as tape and prime the fuselage [...]