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USAF B-52H 20th BS "Buccaneers"

Published: September 8, 2021
Company: Academy Models

Aircraft and History

The B-52 is probably one of the most iconic aircraft of all times and the longest serving aircraft in the US Air Force inventory. Designed to carry nuclear weapons during the cold war as a nuclear deterrent, the capabilities have changed since it took to the skies. The first flight of a B-52 was in April 1952 which the cockpit on the first two aircraft was a… more

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Air Wars Between Ecuador and Peru Volume 3

Published: May 15, 2021
Book Author(s): Amaru Tincopa
Company: Helion & Company

“Air Wars between Ecuador and Peru” is volume 3, Operations over the Cenepa river valley 1995 is the final book in the three part air war series between these two countries. The author who is from Peru goes through great detail from both sides with a strong emphasis from the Peruvian perspective which is understandable. The book is 80 pages of print and eight pages dedicated of colorful… more

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Stearman PT-13/N2S-2/5 Kaydet

Published: April 24, 2021
Company: ICM

Aircraft and History

The Stearman PT-13 (Boeing model 75) “Kaydet” was a primary trainer used by the US Army Air force and the US Navy before and during WWII. The Stearman’s is a fabric covered, open cockpit biplane, powered by a radial engine and extremely rugged design which is ideal for a training aircraft. Introduced in 1934, the Stearman served as a trainer through the end of… more

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P-51K/MK.IV Mustang Propeller

Published: February 5, 2021
Company: Quickboost

The P-51K is basically the same airframe as the P-51D with a few differences. Other than being manufactured in Dallas Texas, the only visible difference is the cuffless Aeroproducts propeller instead of the “Cuffed” Hamilton Standard propeller. The two blade differences can be seen in a photo from Trumpeters P-51B kit and the Quickboost propeller. This set is designed to work on the Tamiya P-… more

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F-4E/EJ/F/J/S Phantom II Vertical Tail Air Inlet

Published: February 5, 2021
Company: Quickboost

Tamiya set the standard with their 32 scale F-4 Phantom II kits and these still dominate the market with their attention to detail. While being on top of the modeling empire, the leaders do lack at times in details and the nature of injection molding that makes some detail difficult, if almost impossible. Quickboost came to the rescue with this little gem that will close out the leading edge… more

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LAU-131 Rocket Launcher

Published: February 5, 2021
Company: Brengun

The LAU-131 is a seven shot rocket pod commonly used on USAF fighter, attack and rotary wing aircraft. A variety of rockets can be caried in this pod including the Hydra 70 rocket. This set is for the original LAU-131A which is shorter than the extended version LAU-131A/A that can carry APKWS II.

Packaged in a sturdy plastic box, resin is protected by bubble wrap with all parts flash… more

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F-4C/D Phantom II Vertical Tail Air inlet

Published: February 4, 2021
Company: Quickboost

Tamiya once set the standard with their 32 scale F-4 Phantom II kits and these still dominate the market with their attention to detail. While being on top of the modeling empire, the leaders do lack at times in details and the nature of injection molding that makes some detail difficult if almost impossible. Quickboost came to the rescue with this little gem that will close out the leading… more

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C-130 Hercules landing gear (Zv)

Published: February 4, 2021
Company: Scale Aircraft Conversions

Scale Aircraft Conversions (SAC) manufactures white metal landing gear that is a direct replacement for the kit’s plastic landing gear. This set includes nine parts, the four main gear struts, strut link and nose gear (3 parts). Each gear assembly can be installed near final assembly & painting of your model.

SAC gear does require some cleanup for the rare cases there are still… more

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Refueling Pod KC-130J

Published: February 1, 2021
Company: Brengun

Brengun produces a wide range of unique resin, photo-etch (PE)accessories and full kits in 1/32, 1/48, 1/72 and 1/144. This conversion set was previously produced by Attack Squadron (Arma Hobby) and that product line was sold to Brengun which now offers the C-130 product line many are familiar with.

This resin set comes in a sturdy cardboard box containing a pair of refueling pods,… more

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F-A-18E-F Super Hornet Tanker

Published: February 1, 2021
Company: Brengun

Brengun produces a wide range of unique resin, photoetch (PE) accessories and full kits in 1/32, 1/48, 1/72 and 1/144.

This resin set comes in a small sturdy cardboard box containing four standard F/A-18 fuel tanks and a refueling “Buddy Pod”. The buddy pod consists of a two-part pod, two different styles of ram air turbine (RAT) hubs, jettison tube, basket housing and photo etch RAT… more