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Airfix 1:48 Scale, Bristol Blenheim Mk.If

I just finished this one...loved the kit, and planning on a second in Desert Air Force livery. On the whole, the kit was an interesting build. Went together well, without a lot of crying... very little putty... putty means sanding... sandi[...]

Airfix 1/48 Boulton Paul Defiant MkI

I would like to present my Boulton Paul Defiant MkI. It was built straight from the box. I only added Eduard coloured photo etched seat belts and a cut down dress makers pin for the crew foot step. This is another great Airfix kit. I really like[...]

Airfix 1/48 Spitfire MkIa

Here is my Airfix Spitfire MkIa. I built the model straight from the box, only adding Eduard coloured photo etched seat belts This is a really nice kit. Detail is good and fit is great. I mixed my own camouflage shades from Tamiya paints.

Late arrival, next build.

I FINALLY received the Tamiya 1/48th scale He 162 A-2 "Salamander" almost three weeks late. I am REALLY pleased with it, too. From the test fitting I've done, it will not have any issues whatsoever.

4th FG P-51D “Thunder Bird”

Hi folks, Hailing from Colorado, USA. Much enjoying the website and am glad to have a place to memorialize my infrequent builds. This is my first submission here, and I would be happy to receive constructive criticism. The markings are for Cap[...]

1/48 Lockheed F-104A

This is the Hasegawa F-104C backdated to a Tennessee Air National Guard “A” model from the early 1960s. This is one of those planes I’ve always wanted to model but couldn’t get proper decals. IPMS USA came to the rescue this past August by is[...]

1/48 Mauve P-40M/KittyHawk III

Latest off the bench is the old Mauve kit depicted as the mount that Pilot Officer Geoffrey Fisken flew with 14 Squadron on Guadalcanal in 1943. Added a seat plus some Ultracast wheels to spice her up a bit. A combination of Tamiya paints and M[...]

S.B.S. Models 1:72 Macchi Mc72 “world Speed record”

i do apologize for no in progress pics, but in truth there was nothing of interest to report. i have to say these were some of the finest resin moldings i've ever worked with. the cowling and surface radiators are exquisite. Fit was excellent,[...]

Tamiya A6M5a Zero 1/48

Hi there! Just finished this nice Tamiya kit. Everything OOB and the only real flaw was one of the decals sheet, the smaller one, most stencils. Without exception, all of them cracked as soon as I tried to move them. I used warm water, cold wa[...]

Dewoitine D.520, Armée de l’Air GC I/3

Hello imodelers, I am happy to present you my fourth achievement to imodeler: the Dewoitine D.520 Tamiya at 1/48 scale. This aircraft occupies an important place in the heart of every French modelers, so I had to make one. The D.520 is conside[...]