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Airkraft Modeling Guide 1: Fighters and Attack Aircraft of the Vietnam War

Published: December 1, 2018
Book Author(s): Andy Evans
Company: SAM Publications

I really enjoy using the aircraft specific titles that Sam Publications puts out because of the amount of research, detail, and sections that are aimed at the model builder. I had been wondering about the Hataka paint line and how they compare to other paints. When I saw that this new series was done with HobbyZone and Hataka paints and that it had the same great look as other Sam Publications… more

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AV-8B Harrier Ejection Seat w/Belts

Published: March 2, 2018
Company: Quickboost

Quickboost has added the seats for the AV-8B Harrier to their line of resin aircraft accessories. This latest addition is molded in a grayish resin, smooth, seamless and bubble free. The seat is molded in one piece and is easy to remove from the mold block.

The package states that it is for the Hasegawa kit but it would probably work well with any of the AV-8B Harrier kits. I compared… more

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Mosquito Seats w/ Safety Belts

Published: February 25, 2018
Company: Quickboost

Quickboost has added the seats for the Mosquito to their line of resin aircraft accessories. This latest addition is molded in a grayish resin, smooth, seamless and bubble free. Both seats are molded in one piece and are easy to remove from the mold block.

The package states that it is for the Tamiya kit but it would probably work well with any of the Mosquito kits. I compared it with… more

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Junkers JU 87 Stuka Seats w/ Belts

Published: January 1, 2018
Company: Quickboost

Quickboost has added the seats for the JU 87 Stuka to their line of resin aircraft accessories. This latest addition is molded in a grayish resin, smooth, seamless and bubble free. The seats are molded in one piece and are easy to remove from the mold block. The set contains both the front and rear seat.

The package states that it is for the Zvesda or Academy kits but it would probably… more

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B-239 Buffalo 'Finnish Air Force Aces Combo Part 2'

Published: October 15, 2017
Company: Hasegawa

The B-239 Finnish Brewster Buffalo was an export version of the F2A-1 U.S. Navy Buffalo that was de-navalized by removing the tailhook, life-raft containers, cockpit armor and not having self-sealing fuel tanks. They were then equipped with a lower horsepower engine. All of these changes made for a lot lighter and maneuverable aircraft.

This kit is a re-release of their earlier kit and… more

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Gulf War Anniversary Box Diorama Set: Part 4 - Iraqi MI-25 HIND-D

Published: June 12, 2017
Company: Italeri

Italeri has put together a set of models to commemorate the anniversary of the Gulf War. The set includes tanks and helicopters from the United States and Iraq. Iraq is represented by the T-62 main battle tank and the Hind-D MI-25 helicopter, while the U.S. is represented by the M-1A1 main battle tank and the Cobra AH-1W helicopter.

Since this is a large box of models, Jim Pearsall… more

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Gulf War Anniversary Box Diorama Set: Part 2 - U.S. Cobra AH-1W

Published: February 15, 2017
Company: Italeri

Italeri has put together a set of models to commemorate the anniversary of the Gulf War. The set includes tanks and helicopters from the United States and Iraq. Iraq is represented by the T-62 main battle tank and the Hind-D MI-25 helicopter, while the U.S. is represented by the M-1A1 main battle tank and the Cobra AH-1W helicopter.

Since this is a large box of models, Jim Pearsall… more

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German Radar FuG218 NEPTUN

Published: November 15, 2016
Company: Master Model

Master Models is a company that makes turned brass aftermarket parts, specifically pitot tubes, refueling probes, and antennas.

The first thing I would like to point out is how good the packaging and instruction sheet is. The packaging consists of a zip-lock type bag while the part is in a smaller bag, keeping it from moving all over. The instruction sheet is very clear and easy to… more

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F-4C/F-16C 50 Years of YGBSM

Published: August 13, 2016
Company: Twobobs Aviation Graphics

This sheet of markings was put out to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Wild Weasel missions. To make it an even better set, they brought back the markings from their “First of the Weasels” set. Markings for the external weapons and pods are also included so you can model the F-16 as it looked when it was rolled out for the anniversary.

The F-16C block 50 represented is:

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Mosquito Mk.II/Mk.VI Pitot Tube and Armament Set

Published: May 2, 2016
Company: Master Model

Master Models is a company that makes turned-brass after-market parts, specifically pitot tubes, refueling probes, and antennas.

The first thing I would like to point out is how good the packaging and instruction sheet is. The packaging consists of a zip-lock type bag while the part is in a smaller bag, keeping it from moving all over or losing one of these small pieces. The… more