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Special Hobby range of model kits

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1/48 Special Hobby Breda 65 A80

Aircraft from Aviazione Legionaria 1937, Spanish Civil War. If you have no experience with limited run kits don't try this one as your first attempt. Extra detail was added to engine and cockpit with kit guns replaced by Master barrels. I vacuf[...]

1/48 Blackburn Roc

This is the Special Hobby kit and it shares quite a few parts with their earlier Skua kit. One problem this leads to is the Skua had two fuel tanks behind the pilot, the Roc one. SH give you the same parts for the Roc as in the Skua kit. I use[...]

1/72 Special Hobby P-40N

I just finished this one earlier today. 1/72 Special Hobby P-40N painted with MRP paints. The only things added were the gunsight bead from master and Eduard steel seatbelts. The markings are from DK decals and represent a P-40N from the 418th N[...]

1/48 Loire-Nieuport 40, “French Stuka”

Special Hobby kit of the LN 40 from Flight training School at St.Raphael summer 1942. The French designer of this aircraft, M. Pillon, actually faced charges by the Germans that his work was based on the Ju-87 by espionage. There are two major [...]

1/48 Flying Machines Fiat G.55

1a Squadriglia, Cascina Vaga 1944. The Flying Machines kit was created by Special Hobby/ CMK and is the same plastic as the SH kit but comes with extra resin cockpit and photo etch parts and also parts to do the torpedo bomber version. They scr[...]

1/48 Special Hobby CA-12 Boomerang

RAAF No.4 Squadron, New Guinea, 1943. This kit in my opinion has the best OOB cockpit of any Special Hobby I ever built. I still did a little more detail in the way of wiring and a throttle quadrant I fabricated. I also added more detail to th[...]

Special Hobby 1/48 Bücker Bü 181.

A nice little kit of the Bestmann trainer. A few fit issues but nothing too taxing. Shame the rear canopy has some stress cracking, but this isn't too noticeable.

1/48 Special Hobby He -115 B-1

1./KFIGr. 406 Norway 1942 This is definitely NOT the kit to attempt as a first limited run project. It requires a large amount of prep work especially thinning the trailing edges of the flying surfaces and the floats are also areas of concern[...]

Special Hobby D-558 Skyrocket

As I have gotten older, I have taken the pledge to avoid all things complicated and small. But sometimes I convince myself that I want to do something that definitely doesn't meet my "keep it simple" guidelines. And so it was that I saw this [...]

1/48 Special Hobby Meridionali Ro.57 Prototype

I wanted to do the prototype because I liked the "poached egg" scheme as opposed to the standard green and grey of the production planes. As produced, the Special Hobby kit represents an Ro.57 bis, so modification needed to be done. These includ[...]