April 2013 Blog Posts (11)

"SUPERMODELNATION"- Project: Classified Part 1

Hi guys,

As far as model making goes, this is my leap into the unknown!

"Supermodelnation" is the term i coined to describe the art of bringing models to "life" using a cocktail of camera angles, delicate fingers, sound effects and heaps of patience to arrive at the finished product. Rather than playing safe with still photos, I hope this brings a fresh approach to the presentation of models. All that you see is either carved, shaped or assembled by myself using local…


Added by Ike Ibekwem on April 27, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Lancaster Diorama, Hobby Master arrivals, and New Oxford Military Vehicles

Model News from www.DiecastAirplane.com

April 26, 2013

New Item:

We are excited to announce a really unique new product: A complete, 1:32 scale diorama featuring RAF 617 Squadron commander Guy Gibson, his crew, and a portion of the Lancaster bomber they flew on Operation Chastise, the famous "Dambusters…


Added by DiecastAirplane.com on April 26, 2013 at 12:47pm — No Comments

New arrivals from Herpa, Hogan Wings, and Skymarks

Herpa, Hogan, and Skymarks Arrivals

April 18, 2013 - www.DiecastAirplane.com

31 new Herpa models arrived today. Interestingly Herpa are not always the biggest sellers for us, but we are shipping out many more then usual with these arrivals, both in the 1:500 and 1:200. I guess it is a combination of good model…


Added by DiecastAirplane.com on April 18, 2013 at 11:27am — No Comments

Herpa Fall 2013 Release Aircraft Models

Herpa Preorder News at www.DiecastAirplane.com

April 12, 2013

Herpa News

Here is the latest list of Herpa items due in the Fall. Nice to see a couple of options on the new American colors both in 1:500 and 1:200 scale. Looks like an overall nice lineup, except we always wish they would do more in 1:400…


Added by DiecastAirplane.com on April 12, 2013 at 7:47am — No Comments

Blue Angels 2013 Shows - Cancelled

It was very disappointing to learn that the US Navy has announced the cancellation of the remainder of the Blue Angels 2013 show season.  I was very fortunate to see the Blue Angels last October in 2012. 

Press Release - Naval Air Command, San Diego, CA


Report from CNN…


Added by Mikeindigokiloecho on April 9, 2013 at 10:57pm — No Comments

F-86F Sabre, USAF, Major J. Jabara, 1953 (1:18) Item JSI-60022

F-86F Sabre, USAF, Major J. Jabara, 1953 (1:18)

Item #: JSI-60022

Coming to www.DiecastAirplane.com in May/July

The last time we had a 1:18 F-86 (2008) they sold out very quickly.…


Added by DiecastAirplane.com on April 9, 2013 at 11:21am — No Comments

GeminiJets and Witty Wings Preorder News

GeminiJets and Witty Wings Preorder News

April 5, 2013 - www.DiecastAirplane.com

A nice lineup from GeminiJets. Orders for the 200 Scale Southwest 737 and the Virgin A330 are already coming in fast so these will definitely sell out. Please order soon.

Witty Wings has some popular additions. Another EA-18 Growler, another…


Added by DiecastAirplane.com on April 5, 2013 at 11:04am — No Comments

Inflight 200 July Release Model News

Inflight 200 Preorder News

April 3, 2003 - www.DiecastAirplane.com

Here's the lineup for Inflight July Release Models. Please not the only 60 each of the Aer Lingus, Iberia and USAF KC-10 are being produced so these will sell out soon.

Save Money up to Three…


Added by DiecastAirplane.com on April 3, 2013 at 8:35am — No Comments

Preorder News for Century Wings and Blue Box, plus new Loyalty Rewards Program

Century Wings and Blue Box Preorder News

April 2, 2013 - www.DieastAirplane.com

After a long wait Century Wings is back with a new model.

Blue Box continues to make highly sought after 1:200 Scale Models

New! Loyalty Reward Points Program

On March 1 of this year we went live with…


Added by DiecastAirplane.com on April 2, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

More space !!!

My armor collection is growing very rapidly and it seems that I am facing exactly the same problem every collector is facing and that is.... space !

I have ran out of room and I can't find any place to put my models. My collection will soon be scattered all around the house. I had to come up with some solution for housing a few more models I have ordered.

What I did was…


Added by AM on April 1, 2013 at 12:42pm — 1 Comment

"SUPERMODELNATION"- The Art of bringing Models to Life

Hi Guys,

This is my first Blog Post. I'm the humble Maisto Tailwinds starter to this forum. I have been working on this project for the last few months. It's new and it's different and maybe not suited to everybody's taste. 


Supermodelnation (a combination of "super", "model" and "animation") is the term I've coined to describe my recent work which attempts to bring my model diorama airfield and its few planes to life through live motion movie (no stop motion, no…


Added by Ike Ibekwem on April 1, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

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