Category: Aircraft

Aircraft plastic Model Kit Reviews.

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NEW Airfix 1/48 North American P51-D Mustang

Britain’s most pressing need was for aircraft and in 1940, the British Purchasing Commission approached US aircraft manufacturer North American Aviation, to produce licence-built Curtiss P-40 fighters for the RAF. Slightly indignant at the prospect, North American officials proposed to build a totally new aircraft for the Royal Air Force,...

Revell 1/144 scale Lockheed F-19 Stealth Fighter

In 1986, as speculation about Lockheed’s Northrop built what it called the YF-17 technology demonstrator to compete with General Dynamics’ YF-16 in the lightweight fighter program. When the F-16 won, the U.S. Navy hired Northrop to base the Navy’s next fighter on the -17, with the result designated F-18.) Testors...

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Revell 1/48 F-102A Delta Dagger

The Convair F-102 Delta Dagger was an American interceptor aircraft that was built as part of the backbone of the United States Air Force’s air defenses in the late 1950s. Entering service in 1956, its main purpose was to intercept invading Soviet strategic bomber fleets (Tupolev Tu-95) during the Cold...

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Academy 1/72 12550 F-15E 333rd FIGHTER SQUADRON USAF

The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F-15E Strike Eagle is an American all-weather multirole strike fighter[4] derived from the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle. The F-15E was designed in the 1980s for long-range, high speed interdiction without relying on escort or electronic-warfare aircraft. United States Air Force (USAF) F-15E Strike Eagles can...

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Hasegawa 1/32 Kawasaki Ki-61I Type 3 Fighter Hien (TONY)

The Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien (飛燕, “flying swallow”) is a Japanese World War II fighter aircraft used by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Service. The Japanese Army designation was “Army Type 3 Fighter” (三式戦闘機).  Allied pilots initially believed Ki-61s were Messerschmitt Bf 109s and later an Italian aircraft, which led to...

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Star Wars R2-D2 Boeing 787-900 by Pas Decals

Star wars or commercial airliners fans are gonna love this new set of decals for the line of Boeing in 1/144 by Pas Decals from Russia. Intended for the Zvezda models, but may work to the Revell version too,  you can make a fantastic representation of the 2015 repainted Boeing...

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1/72 Haunebu II – German Flying Saucer

Squadron Models 1/72 Haunebu II – German Flying Saucer  – SQM0001 MMd Squadron offers us a very interesting subject of a futuristic Luftwaffe aircraft, the Haunebu II German Flying saucer.This comes in a very big box full of parts, 125 parts in total. The Kit finished will measure around 14...

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Academy Mig-21 MF Soviet AF & Export

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Russian: Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-21; NATO reporting name: Fishbed) is a supersonic jet fighter aircraft, designed by the Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau in the Soviet Union. It was popularly nicknamed “Balalaika”, from the aircraft’s planform-view resemblance to the Russian stringed musical instrument or ołówek (English: pencil) by Polish...

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1/48 Hasegawa Mitsubishi J2M3 Raiden (JACK) TYPE 21

The Mitsubishi J2M series Raiden became Japan’s first dedicated interceptor of World War 2 when introduced in 1942. The J2M was designed by Jiro Horikoshi, creator of the A6M Zero, to meet the 14-Shi (14th year of the Showa reign, or 1939) official specification. It was to be a strictly...

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Tamiya 1:48 Kawasaki Ki-61-Id Hien (Tony)

Tamiya Kit #61115 Tamiya new release of 2017, the Ki-61 Hien TONY! Looking at the pictures you can see that the kit is a state of the art, including option like a unique transparent cabin to show the cabin interior. Two markings options are provided. One is for Shunzo Takashima...

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Revell Germany F-16 Mlu “Solo Display”

The F-16 is still one of the most successful combat aircraft in the world. In the mid-1990’s a Mid-Life Update (MLU) modernization program was started with the aim of up-rating the European F-16’s combat effectiveness. In 2009 the Dutch Air Force prepared a F-16 (MLU) in a very attractive livery...