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Revell 1/48 F-102A Delta Dagger

The Convair F-102 Delta Dagger was an American interceptor aircraft that was built as part of the backbone of the United States Air Force's air defenses in the late 1950s. Entering service in 1956, its main purpose was to intercept invading Soviet strategic bomber fleets (Tupolev Tu-95) during the Cold War. Designed and manufactured by Convair, 1,000 F-102s were built. A member of the Century Series, the F-102 was the USAF's first operational supersonic interceptor and

Academy 1/72 12550 F-15E 333rd FIGHTER SQUADRON USAF

The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F-15E Strike Eagle is an American all-weather multirole strike fighter[4] derived from the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle. The F-15E was designed in the 1980s for long-range, high speed interdiction without relying on escort or electronic-warfare aircraft. United States Air Force (USAF) F-15E Strike Eagles can be distinguished from other U.S. Eagle variants by darker aircraft camouflage and conformal fuel tanks mounted along the engine intake ramps. The Strike Eagle has

1/600 Resin Shuttle type ‘F’ from Green Strawberry

During the mid-2260s, class F shuttles were based at starbases and aboard Constitution-class starships, which were standard equipped with four shuttles of this class, along with other shuttle classes. (TOS: "The Galileo Seven", "The Doomsday Machine", "The Omega Glory"; TAS: "Mudd's Passion", "The Ambergris Element") The class F shuttlecraft remained in service until the 2270s, when they were still being deployed to and from the San Francisco air tram station. (Star Trek: The Motion Picture

1/350 IJN Destroyer Type Koh Nowaki “Super Detail” Limited Edition

The destroyer was ordered in 1937. Nowaki was laid down on 8 November 1939 and launched on 17 September 1940. The ship was commissioned into the IJN on 28 April 1941. Nowaki was initially assigned to Destroyer Division 4 of the Destroyer Squadron 4. At the beginning of World War II, she was engaged as an escort during the invasion of the Philippine Islands and during subsequent operations around Malaya. On 1–4 March, while in

NEW Revell 1/25 Custom Cadillac Lowrider

Roll out in the style in your custom Caddy! The last of these big, bold beauties was produced in 1984. Their classic body on frame construction made them absolutely perfect lowriders. With hydraulics, they can sink way low or stretch high, and their not short on power either! Thanks to a huge 4.1 liter V-8 engine, classic Cadillacs have more than enough muscle to stop the show on the strip. Revell surprised us at the office

Revell 1/29 X-Wing Starfighter

Rebel forces used these powerful fighters in intense space dogfights throughout the Galaxy in the second trilogy of Star Wars™ movies. Everywhere these strike ships went they helped turn the tide in the favor of the rebels. From blowing up Death Stars (twice) to ferrying Luke to his rendezvous with Yoda, it was the humble X-wing that did it all. Now you can help build up the strength of the Rebel Alliance with this Revell

Academy F-15C MSIP II

This is a 1/72 scale replica of the F-15C “California Air National Guard 144th Fighter Wing.” From its detailed cockpit to the carefully reproduced “Turkey Feathers” exhaust nozzle, the kit perfectly captures this twin-engine fighter. The kit can be assembled with canopy open or closed and provides two air intake assembly options. Armament includes AIM 120C and Aim 9X air-to-air missiles. You’ll find precision in the smallest details, including the antenna and drop tank. The

Academy F8F-1/2 USS Tarawa

The Grumman F8F Bearcat was a single-engine American fighter aircraft introduced in late World War II. It went on to serve into the mid-20th century in the United States Navy, the United States Marine Corps, and the air forces of other nations. It would be Grumman Aircraft's final piston engined fighter aircraft. Modified versions have broken speed records for piston-engined aircraft, and are popular among warbird owners. The Bearcat concept began during a meeting between Battle

Academy 1/72 F-14A VF-2 Bounty Hunters

This twin engine, variable swept wing Navy strike fighter kit comes with two Cartograph decal versions: one for the F-14A VF-2 “Bounty Hunters” USS Ranger 1993 and one for the F-14A VF-102 “Diamondbacks” USS Ranger. Complete with a full complement of external stores, the F-14 has moveable swing wings. After assembly, the wings can be swept back into a parked configuration. Cockpit and landing gear are finely engraved for accurate detailing. Academy F/14A Bounty Hunters Following the

Round 2 Models MPC 22” Space 1999 Eagle 1 Transporter (Preview)

The Eagle Transporter is the iconic capital spacecraft featured in the Gerry Anderson show Space:1999. The previous release of the 12” version of the ship has always been well-received by fans and modelers everywhere. MPC now releases an ALL-NEW large format kit of the ship. It has been exhaustively researched for accuracy and features spring-loaded landing foot pads, pilot figures and all decals needed to fully decorate the ship. On the TV Show: The Eagle Transporter System or ETS was designed to be the

Bandai 1/144 Millenium Falcon Preview

A few days ago I've got mail call. It was a box from the far East with half of the top covered in stamps and a customs slip. Finally, my 1/144 Millenium Falcon from Star Wars TFA had arrived. So far I had only seen it in pictures from a few sources. Let me tell you, by now you may have heard a lot of hype about the little gems from Bandai. The hype is

New Academy USN F-4J ”Showtime 100”

The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a tandem, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor fighter/fighter-bomber originally developed for the U.S. Navy by McDonnell Aircraft. It first entered service in 1960 with the U.S. Navy. During the Vietnam conflict Lieutenant Randy "Duke" Cunningham and Lieutenant William P. Driscoll flying an F-4J, call sign "Showtime 100," shot down three MiG-17s and went on to become the first American flying aces of the war. This Forces of

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