Diecast Aircraft and Armor News
November 30, 2011
The Hobby Master display bases have been quite popular and one new one has been added for March arrival. This is one I'll be getting or my dad as he always talks about racked these made when landing the C-46s he was…
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Hello, all !
I told you once about Erik Mombeeck, from Belgium.
He's an author specialized in JagdGeschwadern (German Fighters wings) history.
He publishes a lot of books and booklets in French, English and German traductions.
Here is his site:
I got his brand new booklet regarding JG 26 ("The Abbeville Boys" or "Kids") "Schlageter" the emblem of which was a stylised S…Continue
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The recently announced release by Herpa of an American Airlines DC-10-30, has sparked a basic topic for me - the American Airlines livery as it relates to modeling.
I have a basic and simple message to model makers everywhere:
If you can't make bare metal liveries BARE METAL, polished, or even chrome, then don't even bother. Please stop screwing around with silver paint or for Heaven's sake, gray. "Inflights DC-10 mold doesn't allow for bare metal" - then…Continue
Hello, all !
This time, I got my IJN AC deck from HM, on which I took shots of some of my Japanese 1/72 models:
- Nakajima B5N2 "Kate" high altitude bomber, Akagi first wave attack, Commander Mitsuo Fuchida's aircraft, Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7th…
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Hi, M8s !!
I got my new Altaya / IXO 1/72 model of a Fairchild Republic A10A Warthog, coded "FT / 78-0597" from the 23rd TAW, England AFB, Louisiana, 1988.
I selected to show it with retracted gear, as the 3 other models I own (Easy Model = Trumpeter) are in downed gear mode.
It looks quite more accurate regarding the wings dihedral than the 3 Easy Model A10s.
But, unfortunately, this model lacks of a lot of markings under the…Continue
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News and updates
November 22, 2011
This is the time of year that we get behind on the newsletter. We have lot's of arrivals in the past week, but it's taken a few days to get them all organized and orders fill and out the door. We like being busy…
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Scale Aircraft Forum.com November 2011 competition is now up and running. This months prize is the new Gemini Jets British Airways ATR 72. To be in for a chance to win head over to www.scaleaircraftforum.com sign up and answer the simple question.
Good luck to everybody who enters.
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Was obliged to go to Hospital urgently November the 11th due to a septicemy. I'm just at home right now!
Cheers to all my friends!
Just a couple of days ago I got a call from a customer looking for WWII airplanes to display with his 1:400 scale airline models and I had nothing to offer. And then the next day I get an email from Merit International saying with this…
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Diecast Aircraft Preorder News from www.DiecastAirplane.com
November 4, 2011
Note: see one new item added to the JC wings December preorder list
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JC Wings and Blue Box Preorder News at www.DiecastAirplane.com
November 2, 2011
Oddly, both Pheonix and JC Wings are doing the same plane, the Finnair A340 Angry Birds. I've never seen that happen before. But other then that there are great releases here such as the Peter Max Continental 777, some nice ANA…
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