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North American Aviation P-51B/C & F-6C Yellow Series #6143

Published: November 29, 2019
Book Author(s): Robert Peczkowski
Company: MMP Books

The book opens with the developmental history of the P-51 Mustang. In early 1940, as World War II was developing in Europe, the British approached North American Aviation in about building P-40s for the Royal Air Force under license from the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. North American countered with an offer to design and build an improved fighter aircraft. The next phase of history is well… more

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Ford Mustang II & Pinto 1970-1980

Published: September 7, 2019
Book Author(s): Marc Cranswick
Company: Motorbooks

Product provided by: Motorbooks International

In the early to mid-1960s, the British Invasion forever changed music in America. In the late 1960s, the Japanese Invasion forever changed the cars that roamed the highways and byways in America. The cars were becoming smaller and more fuel-efficient, somewhat easier to maintain and, for the most part, more reliable. Since the 1950s,… more

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Operation Linebacker I 1972

Published: March 16, 2019
Book Author(s): Marshall L. Michel III; Illustrated by: Adam Tooby
Company: Osprey Publishing

The Air Campaign Series from Osprey Publishing covers several operations from World War II in the European (Battle of Britain, Operation Crossbow and Sink The Tirpitz) and Pacific (Rabaul) Theaters, as well as operations during the Vietnam War (Rolling Thunder, Linebacker I and Linebacker II).

This volume explores the Operation Linebacker I from Spring of 1972 with the subtitle of “The… more

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Dornier Do17Z Propeller w/Tool

Published: September 26, 2015
Company: Quickboost

For several years, Quickboost has been known for producing high quality, molded resin replacement parts for many model kits from most manufacturers. The current Airfix kits are produced from new molds, and are exceptionally well molded and nicely detailed on their own. However, with the limitations inherent in the injection molding process, some parts can be improved with resin parts, which… more

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Dornier Do 17Z Air Intakes

Published: September 24, 2015
Company: Aires Hobby Models

Quickboost is well-known for producing high quality, “drop in” resin replacement parts for many model kits from a variety of manufacturers. Many of the current Airfix kits are produced from new molds, and are exceptionally well molded and nicely detailed on their own. However, with the limitations inherent in the injection molding process, some parts can be improved with resin parts, which… more

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Dornier Do17Z Exhaust

Published: September 23, 2015
Company: Aires Hobby Models

Quickboost is well-known for producing high quality, “drop in” resin replacement parts for many model kits from a variety of manufacturers. Many of the current Airfix kits are produced from new molds, and are exceptionally well molded and nicely detailed on their own. However, with the limitations inherent in the injection molding process, some parts can be improved with resin parts, which can… more

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C-47 Skytrain Engines for Airfix Kit

Published: September 19, 2015
Company: Quickboost

Quickboost is known for producing high quality, molded resin replacement parts for many model kits from most manufacturers. The current Airfix kits are produced from new molds, and are exceptionally well molded and nicely detailed on their own. However, with the limitations inherent in the injection molding process, some parts can be improved with resin parts, which can be molded with a… more

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Mi-2 Hoplite Wheels & Paint Masks

Published: January 13, 2015
Company: Aires Hobby Models

The Mil Mi-2 is a light helicopter, produced in Poland, used for transport and close air support. Powered by two GTD-350 turbine engines, the aircraft would be armed for a variety of uses. Several specialized variants carried a 23 mm autocannon, machine guns, 57mm rocket pods, four 9K11 Malyutka anti-tank missiles or Strela-2 AA missiles. The Mi-2URP Gunship and anti-tank variant was one of… more

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Scale Aircraft Conversions F-4 Phantom II Landing Gear

Published: January 11, 2015
Company: Scale Aircraft Conversions

The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II was developed for the US Navy as a two-seat, twin-engine, supersonic jet fighter, entering service in 1960. It was eventually adopted for use by the US Marine Corps and the US Air Force. Capable of speeds over Mach 2, the Phantom could be armed with air-to-air missiles, air-to-ground missiles, a variety of bombs, and eventually an M61 Vulcan rotary cannon… more

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USS Indianapolis (1945) Armament

Published: July 17, 2014
Company: Master Model

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I’ll have to admit a personal fascination with the story of the USS Indianapolis. I read a magazine article about the tragedy during my high school years, which was probably close to the 30th anniversary. In July of 1945, the Indianapolis, a Portland-class heavy cruiser, was tasked with the top secret mission of delivering parts for the first atomic bomb to be… more