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1/72 Scale Italeri RCAF CT-155 Hawk

My 1/72 scale model of the Royal Canadian Airforce (RCAF) CT-155 Hawk jet trainer was built using the Italeri BAE Hawk Series MK.100 kit. This kit has the necessary long nose and “new” wing compared to the older Hawk jets. A bit of modification[...]

1/72 Hobbycraft RCAF CF-105 Avro Arrows Completed August 2013

2 x Hobbycraft 1/72 scale CF-105 Arrows by Don Weixl Note: This article first appeared in Hyperscale back in 2013. Introduction Canadian aviation fans have a fascination with the Avro CF-105 Arrow. The Arrow was a large twin engine intercept[...]

1/72 Heller Spitfire MK 16E

Started Jan. 2020 Finished March 2020 This kit has been in my stash for over 40 years. The box art on this inexpensive kit from the late 70s caught my eye. A Spitfire in bare metal finish is not that common. I was lucky to see the “Silver Spit[...]

1/72 Airfix F-84F Thunderstreak Diavoli Rossi

1/72 Airfix F-84F Thunderstreak Diavoli Rossi Started Feb. 2020 Finished April 2020 The box art on this kit got my attention right away with the super flashy Italian Airforce Red Devil (Diavoli Rossi) demonstration team livery. The decal sheet[...]

1/72 Scale Academy F4U-1 US Navy VF-17 Corsair “Big Hog” by Don Weixl

Everybody loves the Corsair with its unique gull wing and massive propeller. I am not a Corsair expert, but wanted to do a decent job of modelling the famous “Big Hog” Corsair flown by US Navy ace Tommy Blackburn of the VF-17 Jolly Rogers Squa[...]

1/72 Hasegawa P-38 Lightning “Yippee”

Lockheed painted their 5000th P-38 Lightning "Vermillion" red in 1944 and used it as a demonstrator for a short period. Perhaps this one of the first "Commemorative" paint schemes that are so prevalent these days with military aircraft? I enjoy[...]

1/72 Esci/AMT USAF F-104 Drone

The 1/72 Esci F-104 kits were re-boxed by AMT. The kits are pretty nice with extra fine recessed panel lines and the option to build the short tail A or C version or the more common long tail version used by most countries except the US and a fe[...]