February 2012 Blog Posts (16)

B-17G "Thunderbird"

I have been interested in World War II history, specificly the European Theater, and even more specificly, the air war, since viewing the movie "Memphis Belle" in 1990. Over the years I have read a lot of great stories about the air war in Europe, including that of the Memphis Belle, but of that I thought was most interesting was that of the B-17G "Thunderbird".

First of all, if you have not seen the movie "Memphis Belle" find it, see it, it is great. The movie follows the first B-17…


Added by Brian Sherman on February 26, 2012 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments

My next target !!!

Hi, my friends !!


Dave announced on his site "Hobby Master collector" a new diecast 1/48 plane model to be issued in April by HM:

This is Wing Commander Douglas Bader's Spitfire Mk Va, coded D-B (Douglas Bader initials, one of a WC's prerogatives), from RAF Squ. 616, Tangmere, ref HM HA7807,…


Added by JEAN-FRANCOIS QUILLIEN on February 25, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

JC Wings March Release News, plus new arrivals from Blue Box, Aviation 200 and GeminiJet

Diecast Aircraft News at www.DiecastAirplane.com

February 24, 2012

JC Wingsannounces their March release models. All are 1:200 scale

We have new arrivals from Aviation 200, Blue Box 200 and GeminiJets. Lots of stuff for airliner collectors. Not much today for Warbird collectors…


Added by DiecastAirplane.com on February 24, 2012 at 2:10pm — 3 Comments

Hobby Master, Skymax, and War Master June Release News at www.DiecastAirplane.com

HobbyMaster, SkyMax, and WarMaster Preorder News

02/23/11 - www.DiecastAirplane.com

Wow – what a lineup! SkyMax and Hobby Master continue to produce innovative and unique models, and their latest lineups are no exception. From SkyMax’s new Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) Bearcat – the most abundant aircraft in…


Added by DiecastAirplane.com on February 23, 2012 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Dragon Wings and Phoenix Preorder News

Diecast Aircraft Preorder News from www.DiecastAirplane.com


Here's news on the latest preorder items from Dragon Wings and Phoenix. I think Dragon has hit the nail on the head with the AC-130H Gunship. Lot's of customers have been hoping for one of these for years, so I'm excited to see that model finally get…


Added by DiecastAirplane.com on February 21, 2012 at 2:43pm — No Comments



Added by Shane on February 20, 2012 at 5:28pm — No Comments

A cold Afternoon at East Midlands Airport EMA/EGNX

I decided to spend the afternoon at a good spot me and my Dad found years ago when I first started spotting.

Iv not been to this spot for a good year or so and getting to it involves quite a bit of walking but well worth it as the sun is behind you and its just about the best spot for getting Arriving and Departing Shots providing they are using RW27.

Ill let the photos do the talking now so here we go:

PA-28 Piper Cherokee G-BPRY.…


Added by Adam Barber on February 19, 2012 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

CO 777 Peter Max being painted

Added by Brian Sherman on February 18, 2012 at 11:10am — No Comments

Qantas A380 on approach to LAX from the Airport Hilton room 1330

The memory card was full and the camera stopped just before touchdown! I was so excited to capture this beauty in the air!

Added by Matt Whisenant on February 17, 2012 at 7:29pm — 2 Comments

777 on approach to LAX

Nice shot of a 777 on approach to LAX that I captured on Wednesday! 

Added by Matt Whisenant on February 17, 2012 at 6:18pm — No Comments

Shamu at LAX!


I was lucky enough to catch one of my favorite planes landing while at LAX Wednesday night!

Added by Matt Whisenant on February 17, 2012 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Herpa August Preorder News 1:200 and 1:500 scale at www.DiecastAirplane.com

Herpa Preorder News at www.DiecastAirplane.com

February 14, 2010

Here is a nice line up of Herpa 1:200 and 1:500 releases due in August. Check out our great pricing on these models. With your 10% discount you are saving 35-40% off the MSRP!

Save an additional 10% on these…


Added by DiecastAirplane.com on February 14, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

TWA 747

Yesterday, after many months of searching, I finally found the Skymarks 1/200 TWA 'twin globes' 747. Have been after one for months. I love those 60s/70s liveries.

Added by MSR777 on February 12, 2012 at 3:50pm — 2 Comments

War Master and Herpa Arrivals

Warmaster and Herpa Arrivals at www.DiecastAirplane.com

February 10, 2012

We are excited to finally get the latest round of WarMaster 1:72armor and aircraft. It is great to have this company pick up where IXO left off.

Also, a lot of new Herpa models. Please note that Herpa…


Added by DiecastAirplane.com on February 10, 2012 at 10:22am — No Comments

Many Great 1:400 Models For Sale On Ebay!

A new round of model listings on ebay! http://ning.it/w1sPIg

Added by Bryce Rea on February 10, 2012 at 9:23am — 1 Comment

Big Bird Vol. 5 by Cafe Reo arrivals and more Blue Box JAL models for Preorder

Collectible Aircraft Model News at www.DiecastAirplane.com

February 1, 2012

Some great new models have just arrived from Cafe Reo. Cafe Reo's newest Big Bird Volume 5collection centered around some of the baddest WWII flying boats ever built! From America's mighty PBY Catalina…


Added by DiecastAirplane.com on February 1, 2012 at 2:13pm — No Comments

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