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Revell’s 1/48th dehavilland mosquito-actually not a bad kit

A quick summary of a review I did on the Revell Mosquito last in comparison to the Tamiya Mosquito. Both kits very detailed. The idea was bandied about among friends and not so friendly ones as well. Anyone remember the response whe[...]

Eject! Eject! Eject! Jolly Rogers F-14A continues

Chuck has an excellent review of this kit today, and I can tell you it builds like a dream. One area it needs attention from though is the seats. I bought Eduard Brassin seats, modified the cushions to the non-ribbed type, added a few missing [...]

Tamiya Grumman F-14A Tomcat, 1/48th in Review

The iconic F-14 has been retired since 2006 from USN service. 13 years ago, doesn't feel that way. Iran still flies the few they have left. And here is the "new " Tamiya F-14A kit, and yet it has been out into our hot little hands since 2[...]

Grumman F-14A Tomcat; VF-41 Black Aces (FineMolds 1:72)

F-14 Tomcat doesn’t need special introduction. Being the main star of a Top Gun movie, the aircraft was designed in late 1960’s after the failed F-111B project. Featuring twin tails, twin widely spaced engines and swing-wings, this fleet defe[...]

Tomcat continues

One thing I must say about Tamiya, really they know how to engineer a kit. The cockpit is a marvel of simplicity. Just enough detail where aftermarket is not really needed. I did tone down the decals for the screen displays, as really if the [...]

Arghhhhh thar be Bones a comin’ fer ya

I first encountered the F-14 Tomcat in The Mediterranean as an Airman Apprentice assigned to the Line Division of "Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One Hundred Twenty Four" VAW-124 the world famous "Bear Aces". It was at night, I had nev[...]

Tamiya 1/48 F-14A VF-41 “Fast Eagle 102”

Tamiya awesome 48 scale kit with Quickboost seats, Wheeliant wheels and Eduard RBF tags. Furball decals. Finished with Gunze Aqueous with an oil wash.

F-14A Tomcat, Tamiya 1/48 no.2

Hello colleagues modellers I would like to introduce to you my third F-14 from Tamiya 1/48. I built this model for Ted Rutherford who flew with him. Of the accessories, I only used Eduard's RBFs and seats. Fightertown Decals.

F-14D Tomcat ♠️ 1/72

Hi everyone I'm back with a new model ! It is the F-14D from Revell. The kit is 22 years old but still very good the details perfects. The carrier deck is my construction too. The pilots and deck members are from Italeri. This project took me on[...]

Tamiya 1/48 Grumman F-14D Tomcat – Visual preview

Two years ago, Tamiya released their 1/48 F-14A Tomcat kit, representing the early-production A-model. This is being followed up with an upgraded F-14D Super Tomcat, representing the definitive version of this great-looking fighter. For a model [...]