Kit Preview: Academy’s 1/72 F/A-18A Hornet

Ken Judt submitted this kit preview of Academy’s F/A-18A Hornet. From the sound of it, this is a very nice kit! Thanks Ken! History: (From Wikipedia.org) The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18 Hornet is an all-weather carrier-capable multirole fighter jet, designed to attack both ground and aerial targets. Designed in the 1970s for service with the United States Navy and

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Kit preview: Revell Germany 1/32 Ju-88 A1

Jeff Adair (jeff8600) sent in this preview of Revell’s great big honkin’ Ju-88. History: Designed by Hugo Junkers’ Junkers company in the mid 1930s, the Ju-88 became one of the most versatile combat aircraft of the war. It was used successfully as a bomber, dive bomber, night fighter, torpedo bomber, reconnaissance aircraft, heavy fighter, and even as a flying warhead during the

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Kit preview: Airfix’s 1/48 TSR-2

Shortly after Hornby purchased Airfix in late 2006, rescuing the iconic British model-maker, I had the chance to talk to Airfix’s product manager, Martyn Weaver. At the interview’s conclusion, I wrote “Mr. Weaver concluded his answers by saying that under Hornby Hobbies LTD., the ‘future looks bright for Airfix.’” Since that time, Hornby has guided Airfix through some great releases,

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LTD 1/48 Commonwealth Boomerang

I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m on a short run kick. I just recently finished a P-66 from Sword. I’ve picked up a P-43 from Pavla, and two Spitfires- a Mk. XI and a Mk. XVIII- from MPM. And today, fresh from it’s recent appearance on Ebay (I bid victoriously!), LTD’s 1/48 Commonwealth Boomerang arrived in good order. I’m

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