Tagged: 1/48 scale

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Tamiya Vought Corsair F4U-1D

Designed around the new Pratt & Whitney 2,000HP radial engine and tuning the largest propeller ever attached to a fighter plane, the Vought F4U Corsair became a legend in its own time. The F4U-1 was the first production version of the Corsair. It had a inverted gull-wing and a framed...

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Revell 1/48 Me 262 A-1a

Seems like a few days ago when Jeannette posted the Mid 2013 announcement from Revell. By the time you read this, the re issue of the 1/48th Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1a should be (or about to be) on the shelves of hobby shops around the nation. The kit is stamped...

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1/48 Kitty Hawk F-35B Lightning II

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is a family of single-seat, single-engine, fifth generation multirole fighters under development to perform ground attack, reconnaissance, and air defense missions with stealth capability.The F-35 has three main models; the F-35A is a conventional takeoff and landing variant, the F-35B is a short take...

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Academy 1/48th F-4B Pictures

Here I share a few pictures of the new awaited Academy F4-B Phantom 1/48th scale. We’re hosting the pictures, hence the watermark. Some of them are surfacing at the auction site for almost $50 with shipping included from Hong Kong sellers. Having obtained model kits from Hong Kong, particularly from...

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Tamiya KV-2 Gigant Russian Tank

Following the creation of the KV-1 heavy tank, the Soviets produced a variant model armed with a short-barreled 152mm howitzer mounted in an impressively large turret. The so-called KV-2 heavy assault tank was developed as a more heavily armed tank, intended to target bunkers and other enemy strong points. The...

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New Academy 1:48 F-4B Phantom

Yes, you are reading right. There’s a new treat to us from Academy Models in the shape of an all new tooled F-4B Phantom. One thing you can notice on the pictures below is the ”one piece” fuselage.  Judging by the tooling pictures, this is a similar approach to Tamiya’s...

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Hasegawa Hughes 500MD Defender ‘IDF’

The successful Hughes 500/MD 500 series began life in response to a US Army requirement for a light observation helicopter.Hughes’ Model 369 won the contest against competition from Bell and Hiller. The OH-6 Cayuse first flew in February 1963. The 500 series design features shock-absorbing landing skid struts, a turboshaft...

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1/48 Panzerjager Jagdtiger

Jagdtiger (“Hunting Tiger”) is the common name of a German tank destroyer of World War II. The official German designation was Panzerjäger Tiger Ausf. B. The ordnance inventory designation was Sd. Kfz. 186. It saw service in small numbers from late 1944 to the end of the war on both...

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1/48 Accurate Miniatures TBF/M Avenger

The Grumman TBF Avenger (designated TBM for aircraft manufactured by General Motors) was a torpedo bomber developed initially for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, and eventually used by several air or naval arms around the world. The Avenger had a large bomb bay, allowing for one Bliss-Leavitt Mark...