Tuesday,  Feb 28  2006 
Monday,  Feb 27  2006

   Dominican Republic Independence Day 

  • Eric Salazar starts your week with his first article on ARC.  This is his eye catching 1/48 Hasegawa F-15/CJ that he built mostly out of the box......it's a beaut.  Welcome to ARC Eric.   

  • Colin Whitehouse joins us with his bright red 1/48 Heritage Aviation De Havilland DH88 Comet Racer.  This is a limited run kit without the comet racer decals......Colin put much effort to get this red beauty complete and his article includes the fascinating history behind this pre-war aircraft that evolved into the Mosquito. 

  • Jenny Song is here with a flawlessly done 1/48 Academy Su-27UB.   It's a special treat to see Jenny's Su-27 on ARC.....this Su-27 is built with the skill of an experienced modeller.

  • Laurent Boildieu with his very nicely weathered 1/48 Academy Curtiss H-75.  This finely built French fighter fought during the battle of France in May 1940.  

  • I have a review of the new 1/32 A-7E Corsair II Desert Storm decal sheet from Cutting Edge Modelworks.   This decal sheet features my favourite US paint scheme from Desert Storm.

  • Radek Lhotsky is here with a review of the new 1/72 & 1/48 Japanese ZOO decal sheet from Rising Decals.  This sheet features captured Allied fighters in Japanese markings....including P-40's, P-51's and more.


Sunday,  Feb 26  2006      Kuwait Liberation Day  
No update today....I'm archiving review articles.
Saturday,  Feb 25  2006      Kuwait National Day  
  • Douglas K. L. Chan begins today's update with his tiny and highly detailed 1/350 Tamiya E-2C Hawkeye.  Don't be fooled by the tiny scale....Douglas has detailed this baby.  

  • Pavan V joins us with his 1/72 and Eastren Expresss MIG-21 BIS.  A fine looking MiG finished up in Indian Air Force markings. 


Friday,  Feb 24  2006      Estonia National Day  
  • Alan Williamson starts today with his 1/48 Tamiya MiG 15 bis.  Alan added a resin cockpit set and finished his MiG mostly out of the box after that.  Good to see Alan.

  • Darren McGuinness has put quite a bit of effort into his 1/48 Hasegawa Spitfire Mk.VIII.  Darren finished his Spitfire with scratchbuilt details and US markings and weathering....the end result came out very nice.   

  • Randy Foo has done a fine job building his 1/400 Hasegawa JAS Rainbow Boeing 777-200.  An attractive model with a very helpful article....I love the colours of the livery.


Thursday,  Feb 23  2006      Brunei National Day    Guyana National Day  
  • No update today.  I've been busy the past week finishing the gallery archiving.  I'll be archiving the final 10 or so articles today.
  • If case you've not seen these photos....they are of the Sultan Of Brunei's Private Airplane !!!  Yikes this fellow is RICH!!!
Wednesday,  Feb 22  2006 
Emad Tabsh has created a new website devoted to his scale models at www.eftabsh.com   warning....this website has sound.
  • Creighton Henthorn starts today with his award winning 1/48 Hasegawa F/A-18A Hornet.  Creighton has done quite a bit of work on his Hornet and used a vareity of aftermarket items including Twobobs decals.  

  • Rafi Ben-Shahar has put quite a bit of effort into his 1/72 Revell Heinkel He-177A "Greif".  Rafi's He-177 is up to his usual high standard.......an enjoyable model to see.   

  • Eric Hargett has dropped by with his  1/48 Sukhoi Su-7BKL 'Fitter'.  Eric has stuck with this kit and completed a fine looking model. 


Tuesday,  Feb 21  2006 
  • Steve Ringlein aka madelf starts today with his 1/48 EA-6b Prowler.  Steve used the Cutting edge wingfolds and other resin items to detail his Prowler, then finished it with weathering techniques he learned from an  IPMS CLub member.   

  • Alain Conte has been busy building his 1/72 Heller P-38 Lightning.  This is a P-38 exciting through the center of a book.  You'll have to read Alain's article to fully appreciate the story behind this moving diorama.  

  • Jan Mikes has a special treat for you.  These are his 8 Sukhoi Su-30MKI Colour Profiles representing a variety of paint schemes from more than one country.     

  • Pere lliteras joins us with his 1/32 Revell Uh-1h Dustoff.  This model is to honor the Med-Evac choppers  and the brave crews that flew them.


Monday,  Feb 20  2006 
  • Julian Schüngel begins the week with his 1/72 Revell H-34G and H-21C.  This is a selcetion of Julian's fine choppers in German markings.....including a photo from a German Museum.  

  • "Le Mau" joins us with his 1/48 Hasegawa EF-18A.  A fine looking Spanish EF-18A with a resin seat and some scratchbuilt details.   

  • Laurent Boildieu has dropped by with his  1/48 Hasegawa Bf 109 G-10.  Laurent used some aftermarket detail parts and finished it all off with weathering to depict this "end of the war" fighter.   

  • Said 'Shark' Ordaz stopped by the ARC Corporate offices with his  1/48 Italeri KA-50 'Hokum'.  Said did extra detailing to his attack chopper.  Nice one Said.  

  • Ken Middleton is here with a preview of the 1/32 A-7E VA-22 "Gecko" Redcock decal sheet  from Two Bobs Aviation Graphics for the 1/32 Trumpeter A-7 kit.


Saturday,  Feb 18  2006  
No updates this weekend.....I'm busy doing archiving.
Friday,  Feb 17  2006        Steve Filak's Birthday!!!
Thursday,  Feb 16  2006 
Wednesday,  Feb 15  2006        Serbia National Day  

  Singapore - Fall of Singapore (1942)  

Tuesday,  Feb 14  2006

Valentines Day....do something special for the one you love!!!

Monday,  Feb 13  2006 
Sunday,  Feb 12  2006 
  • Gabriel Stern gets things started today with his 1/72 Matchbox Handley Page Heyford.  A well done model with an article to go with it that is quite the amusing read.    

  • Said 'Shark' Ordaz dropped by the ARC Corporate offices with his 1/48 Lindberg MiG 31.  Said has a passion for Russian jets and this latest MiG has added detail to correct some kit shortcomings. 


Saturday,  Feb 11  2006  
  • Laurent Boildieu starts  your Saturday update with his 1/48 Accurate Miniatures Yak-1b.  This aircraft has a sharks mouth which and weathering and added detailling. 

  • Nissim Tzukduian joins us with his 1/48 Hasegawa F-15C.  Nissim was busy added aftermarket detailing and scratchbuilt details to complete this beauty. 


Friday,  Feb 10  2006 
Thursday,  Feb 9  2006 
Wednesday,  Feb 8  2006 
Tuesday,  Feb 7  2006         Grenada Independence Day  
Monday,  Feb 6  2006      New Zealand Waitangi Day  
Sunday,  Feb 5  2006       San Marino - Santa Agata Day  
Saturday,  Feb 4  2006   Sri Lanka Independence Day  
Friday,  Feb 3  2006 
I spent a number of hours Thursday reformatting the ARC home page to get it to look better in all computer screen resolutions.  Just more of that behind the scenes stuff that improves things but is mostly un-noticed.
Thursday,  Feb 2  2006   
Wednesday,  Feb 1  2006