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 Monday, 4 March 2024

KIT  REVIEW: Frank Spahr does another of his excellent ship builds with the Atlantic Models 1/350 HMS Hurworth  . 

KIT PREVIEW:  One of their earlier moldings is the Kinetic 1/48 F-18A/C/D Hornet     .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A great addition to their aircraft in detail series is HMH's Fairchild A-10A/C Thunderbolt II  .

FROM THE PAST:  Tom Cleaver built a vacuform kit, the Aeroclub 1/48 Meteor NF.14  .  

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 Friday, 1 March 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Your editor finishes another one. This time, it is the Hasegawa 1/48 F-86F-40 Sabre  . 

KIT PREVIEW:  A fairly old kit of a subject that I really like is the LS 1/24 Chaparral 2C   .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Next up in their Singles line is Mushroom Models Publications' Single #47: PZL-104 Wilga 35A  .

FROM THE PAST:  Tom Cleaver built the Classic Airframes 1/48 Gloster Metero NF.11 .  

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 Thursday, 29 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver does another 109, this time the Wingsy 1/48 Bf-109E-4

KIT PREVIEW:  Rob Hart gives us his impressions of the Fly 1/48 Ansaldo SVA.5 'early'  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Part of their illustrated history series is Casemate's The Vistula-Oder Offensive .

FROM THE PAST:  Patrick Earing did a nice conversion to produce the C.A./Tamiya 1/48 Meteor PR.10 .  

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 Tuesday, 27 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Dan Lee builds a very nice looking Hobby Boss 1/72 U-2A Dragon Lady

KIT PREVIEW:  Here is a real oldie that I bet many of you have built, the  MPC 1/72 E.E. Lighting F.1A    .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  The latest photo compliation is  Aero Research's USAF Collection No.17  .

FROM THE PAST:  Tom Cleaver built the Classic Airframes 1/48 Meteor F.4.  

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 Monday 26 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas goes small with the CCLee 1/144 F-15C Eagle

 KIT PREVIEW:  A kit worth seeking out is the AMT 1/48 P-70   .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A superb addition to a well done series of books is Classic Books' Heinkel He-162  .

FROM THE PAST:  David Womby built the Novo/Frog 1/72 Meteor IV  as a stand model  .  

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 Friday 23 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Your editor manages to complete another model, this time it is the  Wolfpack 1/48 T-38A Talon 'ROCAF'

 KIT PREVIEW:  A reissue of a fairly old kit is the AMT 1/25 'Dyno' Don Nicholson's Eliminator II  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A really great read from our own Tom Cleaver is Osprey's Clean Sweep .

FROM THE PAST:  TC also has our oldie for the day with the Tamiya 1/48 Meteor F.3 .  

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 Thursday, 22 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver finishes a kit started a few years back, the Special Hobby 1/48 Fairey Albacore I  .

 KIT PREVIEW:  One from the past is the Lindberg 1/48 Curtiss P-6E  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Rob Hart reviews American Military Aircraft 1908-1919  .

FROM THE PAST:  Today, it is Michael Stanley's Tamiya 1/48 Martlet II.  

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 Tuesday, 20 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Berto shares his experience building the Clear Prop 1/48 D-21 Drone  .

 KIT PREVIEW:  A very nice kit for the auto builder is the Fujimi 1/24 Ferrari GTO  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

FROM THE PAST: Here is Chris Peachment's Inpact 1/48 Martin-Handasyde .  

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Future updates depend on input so if you have been sitting on an article, or you'd like to write one, it would be a good time to contribute.

 Monday, 19 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Rob Hart does a very nice Eduard 1/48 Albatros D. II .

 KIT PREVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas has a look at the Academy 1/48 F-111E .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

FROM THE PAST: Today, it is Peter Burstow's Unicraft 1/72 Martin-Baker Tankbuster .  

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Future updates depend on input so if you have been sitting on an article, or you'd like to write one, it would be a good time to contribute.

 Friday, 16 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Ryan Grosswiler does a very nice job on the KP 1/72 Hs-126A/B-1  .

 KIT PREVIEW:  A very nice looking new kit is the Tamiya 1/72 F-35A Lightning II .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

FROM THE PAST:  Carmel Attard tackled the Glencoe 1/74 Martin MB-2 . 

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Future updates depend on input so if you have been sitting on an article, or you'd like to write one, it would be a good time to contribute.

 Thursday 15 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver builds another MiniArt 1/48 P-47D-25 Thunderbolt  .

 KIT PREVIEW:  One of their early sets in this scale is the  DML 1/144 Gulf of Sidra 'F-14A vs Su-22J'   .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A really great addition to their Airframe and Miniatures line is Valiant Wings Publishing: The Junkers Ju-88 pt.1 .

FROM THE PAST:  Frank Reynolds has today's look back with the Wingman Models 1/48 Fouga Magister . 

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks to Michiel Gielen.

Future updates depend on input so if you have been sitting on an article, or you'd like to write one, it would be a good time to contribute.

Tuesday, 13 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas builds the fairly large Trumpeter 1/48 RA-5C Vigilante  .

 KIT PREVIEW:  Here is a look at the Revell AG 1/32 BAe Hawk T.1A   .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

FROM THE PAST:  Mark Hiott did nice work on the SMER 1/50 Macchi Castoldi MC 72  . 

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 Monday, 12 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Dave Cummings shares his build of the Airfix 1/72 C-47 Skytrain/Dakota  .

 KIT PREVIEW:  Rob Hart provides his take on the Clear Prop 1/48 I-16 type 5  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Brad Gaff has today's look back with his Macchi C.205 Veltro

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 Friday, 9 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  John Summerford does another air racer. This time it is the Testors 1/48 Laird Solution .

 KIT PREVIEW:  A kit that looks very nice in the box is the Hobby Boss 1/48 Lavochkin La-11 Fang .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Tom Cleaver built the 21st Century Toys 1/32 Macchi C.202 . 

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 Thursday, 8 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver adds to his Sabre collection with the Hasegawa 1/48 F-86F Sabre  .

 KIT PREVIEW:  Dan Lee previews the Mikro Mir 1/350 USS Thresher  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

DECAL REVIEW:  Rob Hart tells us about Xtradecal's Yanks with Roundels Pt.4 (P-47)  .      

BLAST FROM THE PAST: From the early days, the Hasegawa 1/48 Macchi MC.202 Folgore "Cavallino Rampante"  . 

INDUSTRY NEWS:  Next in line from Valiant Wings.          

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 Tuesday, 6 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Dan Lee builds the very nice Arma Hobby 1/72 P-51B Mustang .

 KIT PREVIEW:  A kit from the early 60s is the AMT 1/25 1964 Oldsmobile Cutlass F-85   .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A nice resin kit at the time, the Astrokit  1/48 Macchi C.200 Saetta . 

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks to Kevin Iutzeler .

 Monday, 5 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Francisco Santoro tackled the Airfix 1/72 Do-17Z  .

 KIT PREVIEW:  Originally released in the mid 50s is the Monogram 1/82 Douglas RB-66A  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Next in what has become a favorite series is Avonmore's Pacific Profiles Vol 12

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Rick Crabill built the  Sweet 1/144 Macchi C.200

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 Friday, 2 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Your editor finishes a kit he's wanted to build for quite a while, the Airfix 1/72 B-25C/D Mitchell .

 KIT PREVIEW:  Hans  Gertje previews the new Sword 1/72 RF-8 Crusader .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Tom Cleaver built the  Azur 1/32 Morane-Saulnier M.S. 406C.1 . 

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 Thursday 1 February 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver does a resin racer, this time the Halberd 1/48 P-51 'Beguine' .

 KIT PREVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas looks at an older kit, the Tamiya 1/100 Me-262 & Me-163  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:   A set I know will be quite useful is Quinta Studios 1/48 F-104G Interior Decal.

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A kit you should probably avoid is the Hobbycraft 1/48 MS.406 . 

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks to Paul Merklinger .

 Tuesday, 30 January 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  George Oh builds another fairly unusual subject, the Kolibri 1/87 DeMag AC665 boom crane  .

 KIT PREVIEW:  Not a new kit, but one worth looking into, the Airfix 1/48 Sabre F.4  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Brian Baker did a group build of 1/72 Morane MS.406s  . 

INDUSTRY NEWS:  Now available from   .          

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks to Lou Neil .

 Monday, 29 January 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Joe Essid builds a kit he recently previewed, the KP 1/72 Yak-23 .

 KIT PREVIEW:  A nice looking car kit is the Italeri 1/24 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider 1600   .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Their next photo compilation is Aero Research's Museum & Display Aircraft No.5

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Chris Peachment did a fine job on the Smer/Heller 1/72 MS.225 . 

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks to Lee Kolosna .

 Friday, 26 January 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Dan Lee adds to his sci-fi collection with the MPC 14" Eagle 4 w Lab Pod and Spinal Booster.

 KIT PREVIEW:  One of their double kits is the  Eduard 1/72 Bf-109F 'Wunderschone Neue Machinen Pt 1' .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A very well written book is Helion's Pigs, Missiles and the CIA vol.2 .

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A very brief article and certainly not up to today's standards was Nick Brigg's Italeri 1/72 Mig-37 "Ferret E" . 

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 Thursday, 25 January 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver rehabilitates a kit, the Monogram 1/48 C-47 Skytrain  .

 KIT PREVIEW:  Today's preview is the Kinetic 1/48 F-104G Luftwaffe Starfighter  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A nice article is on the Academy 1/48 MiG-29A Fulcrum . 

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks to Tim Kirner and Spiros Pendedekas  .

Tuesday, 23 January 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas adds to his 1/48 jet collection with the Heller 1/48 Tornado IDS   .

 KIT PREVIEW:  A new resin kit is the Croco 1/72 YAU-22A  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

DECAL REVIEW:  A nice sheet for the MPM kit is  Xtradecal X72087: Meteor T.7  .      

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A fairly nice kit is the Italeri 1/72 MiG-29 Fulcrum A  . 

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 Monday, 22 January 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Francisco Santoro adds to his whiffer collection with the Kinetic 1/48 Mirage 2000D/N    .

 KIT PREVIEW:  Here is another old car kit, the Merit 1/24 GP Vanwall  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A nice addition to their Images of War series is  Pen & Sword's The Battle of Tinian.

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  George Oh did a neat display with a pair of Academy 1/144 MiG-29 Fulcrum . 

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 Friday, 19 January 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  John Summerford does something a bit different for him, the  Academy 1/48 F-16C  .

 KIT PREVIEW:  One of their weekend editions, the Eduard 1/48 P-39Q Airacobra .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

DECAL REVIEW:  A nice sheet is Print Scale 72-474: EA-6A/B Electronic Aggressors  .      

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A model that turned out pretty well is the Zvezda 1/72 MiG-27D 'Flogger'

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks to Mark Hoffmann  .

 Thursday, 18 January 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver adds another conversion to his shelf with the Halberd/Tamiya 1/48 XP-72 Ultrabolt  .

 KIT PREVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas previews the Italeri 1/72 Hawk 100 .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A very nice photo book is Peko's Panzerwaffe on the Battlefield 4   .

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Juan Solazaro did very nice work on the Revell 1/48 Mig-25P 'Foxbat'

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks to Kevin Ingraham and Eric Bergh .

 Tuesday, 16 January 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Mark Rossmann builds a poplar kit, the Tamiya 1/48 P-47D Thunderbolt .

KIT PREVIEW:  An interesting kit for racing car fans is the Union 1/24 Brabham F.3.  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  More on the Russo-Ukraine war in Helion's War in Ukraine Vol 3  .

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Not the greatest kit, but one which still makes a nice model, the Heller 1/72 MiG-23 Flogger

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 Monday, 15 January 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas builds a fairly large fighter, the Revell 1/48 F-89J Scorpion .

KIT PREVIEW:  A well done short run multi-media kit is the Croco 1/72 Polikarpov R.5   .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  The second volume on an interesting African conflict is Helion's Sanctuary Lost Vol 2 .

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Richard F did nice work on the Kopro 1/72 MiG-21R

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Friday, 12 January 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Sometimes you finish a kit just so you can get it done and move on. So is the case with the Automodelli Hi-Fi 1/43 Lotus 98T .

KIT PREVIEW:  A nice addition to their limited edition offerings is the Hasegawa 1/144 YS-11EL 'Elint'  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

DECAL REVIEW:  Fans of the type will like the Kits-World 172143: F-86 Sabre .      

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:   A set I know will be quite useful is ResKit RSM72-007 F-4E (early) canopy and wheel masks.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A book that I found quite interesting (probably because it has lots of pictures) is Helion's Italian Soft-Skinned Vehicles Vol 1.

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A kit I would not reccomend is the MasterCraft 1/72 MiG-21MA "PinUp Girl"

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks to anonymous.

Thursady, 11 January 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver does another conversion, the Halberd Models 1/48 XP-47H Thunderbolt .

KIT PREVIEW:  A nicely done kit is the GWH 1/48 T-33 Shooting Star 'Late Version' .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

DECAL REVIEW:  Rob Hart provides his impressions of Xtradecal X72276: Suez Crisis Pt.1.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  The latest addition to this popular series is Helion's The Arab-Israeli War of Attrition 1967-73  .

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Gordon Zammitt built a bevy of Fujimi 1/72 Mig-21bis “Fishbed” 

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Tuesday, 9 January 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Blair Stewart did a great job building his Academy 1/48 F-4C Phantom II .

KIT PREVIEW:  A recent release is the Hasegawa 1/72 Ki-51 'Sonia' w Starter Truck .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  The latest addition to this popular series is  Pen & Sword's Kings of Battle: US SPG 1963-2023 .

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A somewhat difficult resin kit was the PH Models 1/72 MiG-21 I-2 Analog  . 

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Monday, 8 January 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  John Summerford does another nice racer, the Testors/Hawk 1/72 Howard DGA-6  .

KIT PREVIEW:  Rob Hart has a look at the AMP 1/48 HH-43B Huskie  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  This month's photo compilation is Aero Research's Sabre  .

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Kevin Thompson did a pair using the Zvezda 1/72 MiG-21PFM

INDUSTRY NEWS:  Now available from Valiant Wings  .          

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks to Art Murray.

Friday, 5 January 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Your Editor managed to actually finish something over the holidays, the ESCI 1/72 A-7E Corsair II.

KIT PREVIEW:  A nice addition to their Talon line-up is Wolfpack 1/48 T-38A Talon 'ROCAF' .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

DECAL REVIEW:     A nice sheet for the F-14 fan is Print Scale 72-390: F-14 Tomcat.     

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A very interesting read is Helion's War in Ukraine Vol 4 .

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Today's oldie is this short run kit, the Amodel 1/72 (Y)e-7PD

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Thursday, 4 January 2024

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver starts off the year with his Eduard 1/48 Bf-109G-10 .

KIT PREVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas shares his thoughts on the CC Lee 1/144 F-15C Eagle .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Adding to an interesting series is Casemate's The German Infantryman on the Eastern Front .

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  An older kit that can be made into a fairly nice kit is the Revell 1/48 MiG-21 PF

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks to Ron Richards, Ray Staley, Peter Kwong, Tim Cvetic, and Richard Barber .

Tuesday, 19 December 2023*

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas adds to his bomber collection with the  ESCI 1/72 Tu-22M .

KIT PREVIEW:  An interesting new kit is the Takom 1/35 M29 Weasel   .

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Always a delight to read, the latest IPMS Canada's Random Thoughts 45/4.

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Martin Pohl has today's oldie with his Lindberg 1/72 MiG-21 PF.

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks.

This is the last update of 2023. MM will return after the new year. Thanks to you all for helping to make this a great year and I hope you all have a very happy holiday season full of friends, family, and model kits!

Monday, 18 December 2023

KIT  REVIEW:  George Oh builds the neat little Matchbox 1/72 Siskin III  .

KIT PREVIEW:  A welcome newer kit is the Special Hobby 1/72 F-84F Thunderstreak   .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

DECAL REVIEW:  Moving up a scale from the last review is the Leading Edge 48-048: 433 Sq CF-18A Special: 60 years of 433 Sq and 100 years of flight    .     

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  The latest in their illustrated history series is Casemate's The Soviet Infantryman on the Eastern Front .

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Today, it is Jeff Brundt's Trumpeter 1/32 MiG-19PM 'Farmer E'.

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks to David Stewart for helping out.

Friday, 15 December 2023

KIT  REVIEW:  Your Editor actually finished another kit. This time the really nice  Border 1/35 IJA 28cm Howitzer  .

KIT PREVIEW:  Here is a real oldie from the mid-1950s, the Merit 1/24 1956 Ferrari GP  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

DECAL REVIEW:  Another welcome reprint is Leading Edge 72-048: 433 Sq CF-18A Special: 60 years of 433 Sq and 100 years of flight    .     

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  From the early days, the Dragon 1/72 Jian Ji-5 (Mig-17F) .

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks to Gerald Baldwin for helping out.

Future updates depend on input so if you have been sitting on an article, or you'd like to write one, it would be a good time to send it in.

Thursday, 14 December 2023

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver builds another Modelsvit 1/48 P-51H Mustang   .

KIT PREVIEW:  A neat looking 3D printed kit is the Planet Models 1/72 60cm Flack Scheinwerfer mit Sd.Ah.51  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A great book for the F-14 fan is Scramble4Production's Atlantic Tomcat   .

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Kevin Thompson did a nice job building the Hobbycraft 1/32 MiG-15bis .

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks to Paul England, Clifton Ray, Llarry Amrose, Craig Okabe, and Pablo Pons Santala for letting us reach this year's goal. In addition, thanks to everyone who supports Modeling Madness both monetarily and with content. Without you, this site would not exist.

Tuesday, 12 December 2023

KIT  REVIEW:  Martin McClendon put a great deal of work into his diorama using the Hasegawa 1/200 Space Shuttle  .

KIT PREVIEW:  Joe Essid provides today's preview, the KP 1/72 Yak-23 'Flora' .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

DECAL REVIEW:  Moving up a scale from yesterday's offering is Leading Edge 48-10: RCAF 1 Wing Mk.6 Sabre   .     

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Probably not my best paint job, the Tamiya 1/48 Mig-15bis from 1997 .

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks. Currently, we are $46 shy of this year's goal with a few weeks to go.

Future updates depend on input so if you have been sitting on an article, or you'd like to write one, it would be a good time to send it in.

Monday, 11 December 2023

KIT  REVIEW:  Francisco Santoro adds to his large models collection with the Revell 1/32 Spitfire I .

KIT PREVIEW:  Today's preview is the Dream Model 1/72 F-5F Tiger II  .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

DECAL REVIEW:  A welcome reprint is  Leading Edge 72-10: RCAF 1 Wing Mk.6 Sabre   .     

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Shawn Payne built the HobbyBoss 1/72 MiG-15bis .

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  My thanks to Dave Dyke, Kelly Yoho, and Richard Roy . Currently, we are $46 shy of this year's goal with a few weeks to go.

Future updates depend on input so if you have been sitting on an article, or you'd like to write one, it would be a good time to send it in.

Friday, 8 December 2023

KIT  REVIEW:  Your Editor completes a near SOD kit, the Special Hobby 1/72 Bf-109E-3 .

KIT PREVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas provides his insight on the ESCI 1/72 Tu-22M 'Backfire' .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  John Lester takes a look at a neat conversion set; Wells Props Models 1/48 Vampire I conversion  .

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Richard F built the KP 1/72 MiG-15.

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Thursday, 7 December 2023

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver does a nice resin kit, the Halberd Models 1/48 Mustang I .

KIT PREVIEW:  Adding to their growing kit catalog is the Valom 1/72 Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer CC.1 .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

DECAL REVIEW:  An option for the Trumpeter kit is L Decals Studio 1/48 Mi-4   .     

BLAST FROM THE PAST: A pretty small kit is the Anigrand 1/144 MiG-9 .

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Tuesday, 5 December 2023

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas continues our French theme with the Fonderie Miniature 1/48 Vautour IIB  .

KIT PREVIEW:  George Oh provides his impressions of the Avis 1/72 PB.25 Scout   .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the recently previewed Meng kit;  Eduard  EX412: Me-410 Canopy Mask .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  The latest in their Airframe and Miniatures series is Valiant Wings Publishing: The Grumman F4F Wildcat  .

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Today, it is Dave Cummings' Trumpeter 1/48 MiG-3 'early' .

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Monday, 4 December 2023

KIT  REVIEW:  Rob Hart does fine work on his Azur/FRROM 1/72 Super Mystere B.2 .

KIT PREVIEW:  A nice looking older kit is the Revell 1/72 F-4F Phantom II   .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  The latest in a favorite series is Helion's Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 Vol. 2  .

INDUSTRY NEWS:  This next book from Valiant Wings is one I'm really looking forward to.          

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Friday, 1 December 2023

KIT  REVIEW:  Your Editor actually finishes a kit, the Airfix 1/48 Vampire FB.5/9.

KIT PREVIEW:  This new kit looks to be very nice, the Arma Hobby 1/72 P-39Q Airacobra   .  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.      

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Adding to their history books is Helion's Czechoslovak Arms Exports to the Middle East Vol 4 .

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Gordon Zammit did nice work on his Italeri Mil Mi-24D Hind D .

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