Soon after Hitler's rise to power, Henschel started designing aircraft. One of the first was the Hs 123, aimed to meet the 1933 dive bomber requirements for the reborn Luftwaffe. The prototype performed its maiden flight on 1 April 1935. [...]
This build was part of the great combo build of the ESCI/Revell/Italeri 1/48 Henschel Hs123A1 done by Spiros, @fiveten, and myself.
It was built in the amazing Imperail German Air Service / Luftwaffe Group Build started by Louis Gardner [...]
Hi, guys... my first posting here, so a little apprehensive after seeing some of the offerings already posted. Some really smart kits and a lot of work put into them as well.
So, for my first foray into this website, I've posted these [...]
The last bi-plane on my workbench was a Hasegawa F4B-4 in 1/32 scale; in the 1970's!
I still have it & it is still awaiting rigging...Why knock myself out on another & in 1/48 scale as well? The answer lies in the superb moulding [...]
Gaspatch, a new brand, has previously released just one complete aircraft kit, when in 2017 they produced two versions of the HS-123, first the B1 version and shortly after the A1. The subject was previously covered by the old ESCI kit, [...]
Founded in 2011, Gaspatch Models have already brought new quality in the area of 1/48 biplane modeling, first by introducing a novel rigging system (with cast functional anchoring points and turnbuckles in 1/48 and 1/32 scale), then with [...]
The Montex Hs-123A-1 full resin 1/32 kit, built 5 years ago when first released. The kit is now available from Alley Cat Models. It's definitely one of the nicest resin kits out there, and is the best Hs-123 kit in any scale, the others [...]