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Airco DH-2

Mark Smith presents his Eduard 1/72nd scale Airco DH-2 “Pusher”.  Mark built his Airco largely out-of-the-box, and achieved the complex rigging using fine ceramic rod. The Airco DH.2 was a single-seat biplane “pusher” aircraft which operated...

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Aichi D3A1 Val

Jerry Royer’s 1/48 scale Hasegawa D3A1 Val carrier attack plane.  Jerry built his dive bomber out-of-the-box, created paint masks from the kit decals, and painted the markings on. Jerry chose to model Lieutenant Commander...

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Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate

Mike Meredith’s 1/48th scale Tamiya Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate (allied code name “Frank”).  Mike sanded off and rescribed all the panel lines, installed an aftermarket resin cockpit, and painted many of the markings.  The model...

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Hawker Sea Fury

Ed Kinney’s 1/32nd scale Fisher Models Hawker Sea Fury.  Ed constructed the resin kit out-of-the-box, and finished it using Model Master enamels.  It’s displayed on a custom made Royal Navy aircraft carrier deck display...

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