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Tuesday,  Apr 30  2013

Netherlands Queen's Day

    Saigon fell, ending the Vietnam Conflict in Southeast Asia  April 30  1975 

Monday,    Apr 29  2013
Artur Oslizlo starts things off today with his highly detailed 1/48 Trumpeter Su-24M.  Artur added an Aires cockpit, wheel bays and did some stunning detail painting in all the high detail areas before going with a full weathering and markings from Begemot decals and a full weapons load.  This is a stunning Su-24M. 

Victor De Jesus joins us with his big beautiful 1/32 Revell Hawker Hurricane Mk. IIC in a very unique desert camo scheme.  Victor drilled the cannon barrels and added antenna wire for added realism, but what makes this model look so good is the subtle weathering on this very unique camo scheme. 

Douglas Conrady is here with another of his SAC bombers.  This in his 1/144 Revell B-52H complete with a weapons load and a wonderful bare metal finish .  Excellent work Douglas.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 BAC Lightning F.3 interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model Accessories.


Zoltan Pocza is here with a product article for the F-16C Fighting Falcon 188th FW, 184th FS, FS/86-297 / 2003 print from Deployment Productions.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 F-16 Fighting Falcon Gun Barrels from QuickBoost.

Saturday,   Apr 27  2013

Sierra Leone Independence Day 

South Africa Freedom Day

Togo Independence Day

Friday,  Apr 26  2013

Tanzania Union Day

Kees Kuyper is here with a very unique aircraft...the Lockheed T-30.  I love this aircraft design with it's twin booms and pusher prop engine.  Very creative Kees....thanks very much for sharing.

Paolo De Sanctis has done a wonderful job on the 1/72 Academy MiG-27 "Flogger B".  Paolo added a weapons load and posed his MiG-27 in a very realistic in-flight display and I really like the way his finished model looks.  Enjoy the photos.. 

Jens Gerber is here with his 1/48 Revell Bf 110 G4/R6 with all it's nightfighter gear.  Jens used a few different aftermarket detail sets along with his own scratchbuilt details to detail his 110 and then finished it all off with a most amazing camo paint scheme.  WOW....it looks great. 

Here's a product article for the 1/48 US Propeller Stencilling from Authentic Decals.

This detail set is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models.

 


Jael “Neo” Taillefer is here with a product article for the Patriot 105 Super Fine Conversion from Badger Airbrush.  This conversion set will make your Badger Patriot 105 into  a super fine airbrush.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 Ju 88A-4 Gun Barrels from QuickBoost These guns are designed for the Hasegawa kit.

Thursday, Apr 25  2013

Australia and New Zealand 

ANZAC Day

Italy - End of WW2 1945

ARC Armor was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Shawn "phantom" Weiler is here with a very attractive RAF Phantom he built for the current Group Build here on ARC.  Shawn's 1/48 Hasegawa F-4 Phantom FGRMk2 uses Two Mikes resin intake plugs and is finished in the markings for a Phantom with 92 squadron RAF.

grobber joins us today with his first article on ARC and what a great model it is.  This is his 1/32 Tamiya Spitfire Modification XXX Beer Truck with a lovely weathering job.  grobber added a pile of Eduard, BarracudaCast, Alley Cat, RB Model Barrels as well as markings from Victory Model Decals.  Along with wire for added detailing.  This is one stunning Spitfire and I look forward to seeing more models from grobber in the future. 

Carmel J Attard has done an exceptionally fine job on his 1/72 Airmodel XF-92A Delta.  This is a vac-u-formed kit and Carmel did all the additional work to turn this kit into a stunning model of this little known delta wing aircraft.  Carmel tells the full history of the Convair XF-92A Delta along with what was involved to build his model to such a high level of excellence.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 TBM-1 Avenger Engine from QuickBoostThis resin engine is designed for the Hasegawa kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 DFS Olympia Meise model kit from Czech Master Resin - CMR ModelsThis model kit includes markings for 7 different aircraft.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 CF-101 Voodoo RCAF+3 decal sheet from WINTERVALLEY This decal sheet includes markings for 3 different aircraft.


Wednesday,   Apr 24  2013 
Marco Antonio Gutierrez is here from Chile with his first article on ARC.  1/48 Academy MiG-21 Swordfish.  Marco chose the Polish markings with swordfish artwork along the side of the fuselage.  I love this MiG-21 and I am excited to see more of Marco's models on ARC in the future. 

Damian Murphy has done a stellar job on his 1/32 Dragon P-51D Mustang.  Damian added extra scratchbuilt details to the cockpit on hid P-51 and then gave it a most amazing weathering job.  The weathered paint work is flawless and the choice of markings for ace Major Preddy is a very pleasing choice.

Warren A. is here to make you grin with his very creative Blue Angel Egg Planes in the "Mirror Pass".  Warren adjusted the pilots head on one of the Blue Angels and dropped the tail hooks.  No doubt about it...this is one very cool Eggplane display.  

Here's a product article for the 1/72 B-239 Buffalo Engine from QuickBoost.  This engine is designed for the Hasegawa kit.

This detail set is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 F-4 Phantom II (short nose versions) detail set from Master.  This set is designed for the 1/32 F-4 Phantom II (short nose versions) detail set - F-4B, C, D, J, N, S and all British variants and includes the Pitot Tube, Ram Air Inlet and the Angle of Attack Probe.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Soviet MiG-23MLD combat veterans decal sheet from Linden Hill Decals.  This new decal sheet  features 6 different MiG-23 from the USSR that were deployed to Afghanistan.  You get a wonderful variety of camo schemes and markings.

Tuesday,    Apr 23  2013

England - St. George's Day

Turkey National Independence and Children Day

Victor De Jesus built this very attractive 1/32 Hasegawa Me 262A mostly out of the box with some minor scratchbult details and finished it in the markings of Generalleutnant Adolf Galland when he was with JV44.  Very nicely done Victor.

Mukund Vora joins us today with his fantastic looking 1/48 Forward Operating Base somewhere in.......  Mukund added a variety of aircraft and ground equipment and figures to pull his whole diorama together.  It's good to see all the models in this display and especially enjoyable to see his V-22 Osprey...which I haven't seen before.

Polly Singh has done a wonderful job detailing and weathering his 1/32 Tamiya IAF Spitfire Mk VIII.  This is an Indian Air Force Spitfire used by India in the late '40's and Polly tells the history in his article and also includes plenty of photos showing this beautiful IAF build.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 Hurricane Dry Transfer Stencils from Hobby Decal.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Vympel R-73 - AA-11 Archer missile from Zactomodels.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 C-47 Dakota Engines from QuickBoost.  


Monday,    Apr 22  2013
Chuck Sawyer has taken the very high end 1/32 Tamiya P-51D kit and added detail parts from Web Garden, BarracudaCast, Eduard and Aires along with scratchbuilt parts.  Chuck's Mustang is loaded with detail in every area including full wiring and plumbing in the gear bays and then is finished with decals from Zotz decals and along with BarracudaCals cockpit stencils and placards.  WOW WOW WOW!!!  I LOVE it!!!

Artur Oslizlo/Arkady72 has done a truly exceptional job on his 1/48 Trumpeter MiG-23MS.  Artur started with an M version and converted it to the MiG-23MS and then finished it all off in Libyan with a stunning weathering job that is very subtle.

Waldemar Pupar is here with his heavily weathered 1/48 Eduard Yak-1.  Waldemar  built this one out of the box with some very skillful weathering added to his Yak-1 to give it an amazing look.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 P-40M interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model Accessories.

This detail set is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models.


Zoltan Pocza is here with a product article for the F-16C Fighting Falcon 301st FW, 457th FS, TX/86-222 / 2007 print from Deployment Productions.

20% off of any products for every ACTIVE, registered ARC community members!


Here's a product article for the 1/72 B-24 Engines from QuickBoostThese engines are designed for the Academy kit.


Sunday,   Apr 21  2013

United Kingdom - Birthday of 

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second 

  Red Baron Manfred von Richtofen shot down  (1918) 

Orlando Sucre Rosales is a well known ARC regular from Caracas,  Venezuela today he joins us to mark the 95th anniversary of the death of the Red Baron with his 1/72 Revell Fokker Dr.I.  Orlando chose the markings for the Red Barron's last plane and he offers some very helpful insight into building this old kit as well as what shade of red he used for this attractive Tri-plane..

Friday,  Apr 19  2013 
Jean-Charles Goddet gets things started today with his 1/72 Hasegawa Lockheed Martin F-16C.  Jean-Charles added plenty of detail using CMK resin and photo etch to dress up the cockpit and ammo feed and even the radar.  Then Jean-Charles finished it off with great looking tailart using Fox One decals

Corbett Legg has taken the old 1/72 FROG Bristol Beaufighter Mk. If kit and transformed it into a Czech night fighter with 68 squadron in the RAF using detail items from Aires and Quickboost and finished it all off with markings from the Czech company MPD decals. 

Douglas Conrady is here with the second in his tribute to the SAC with his 1/144 Hobby Craft B-58.  Douglas did an excellent bare metal finish and then chose some very attractive markings for his B-58.  Nicely done Douglas.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 Sukhoi Su-17M3/M4 Fitter H/K decal sheet from Authentic Decals This decal sheet includes markings for 8 different aircraft from Russia, Ukraine and Peru in a variety of camo schemes.

This detail set is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models


Here's a product article for the 1/72 B-17 Flying Fortress Engines from QuickBoost.  These engines are designed for the Academy kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 CF-101 Voodoo decal sheet from WINTERVALLEY.  This decal sheet includes a variety of Voodoos in Canadian markings.  This decal sheet is also available in 1/72 scale.


Thursday,   Apr 18  2013

Zimbabwe National Day

  Iran Armed Forces Day 

Doolittle Raid - U.S. bomb Tokyo (1942)

P-38 mission to kill Yamamoto (1943)

Serge Dompierre added resin ejection seats to dress up the cockpit on his 1/48 Hasegawa CF-104D.  He gave it a flawless bare metal finish and then finished it off 417 Squadron based at Cold Lake in 1982 using decals are from Belcher's Bits.  I love the photos.

Waldemar Pupar has done an excellent job on his gun nosed version of the 1/48 Tamiya Mosquito FB.VI.  Waldemar gave it a full weathering job and finished it as a RNZAF aircraft with the RAF.  This is a great looking model and I quite enjoyed seeing the photos of it.

Prokopis Kroustallis has done a gorgeous job building and finishing his 1/72 Italeri Rafale M.  Prokopis chose the markings for a French Rafale complete with missiles.  I love the look of the Rafale and this one looks great.

Terry Chan is here with a product article for the 1/32 Alamo Missiles from Zactomodels

Here's a product article for the 1/72 Göppingen Gö 3 - "Minimoa" model kit from Czech Master Resin - CMR Models


Wednesday,   Apr 17  2013 

Syria Independence Day

Shawn "phantom" Weiler has done a stellar job on his big 1/32 Hasegawa CF-104 Starfighter.  Shawn added photo etch and finished it off with Leading Edge decals for a Canadian bird.  I'm quite impressed to see all the detail including the radar in the nose. 

Bernard Lapeyrie has been busy getting everything looking perfect on his 1/48 MPM Petlyakov Pe-2.  Bernard gave his Pe-2 a full weathering job and finished it off with markings from Eagle Strike decals.  I love the look of his Pe-2.

Steven De Mulder is here with some photos from the recent IPMS Antwerp convention 2013.  It looks like this was an excellent show.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 Spitfire Mk. Vb interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model Accessories.

This detail set is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Bf-110 Dry Transfer Stencils from Hobby Decal.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 MiG-29 (Fulcrum) - Pitot Tube from Master.


Tuesday,    Apr 16   2013 

Denmark Queen's Birthday 

   In honor of the victims of the Boston Bombing 

ARC Armor was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Dragan Cvetic starts today with his stunning 1/72 Academy MiG-23 MFDragan put plenty of work into his 'Flogger' by rescribing the panel lines and scratchbuilding a cockpit before finishing it off with a full weathering job and Iraqi Air Force markings.

Michael "Chewy" Choo had plenty of fun building his 1/72 Hasegawa F-15C (E13) - "Lucifer's Eagle".  Michael built this model from the remains of an earlier attempt and added a full flame job to complete his Eagle in a very unique paint scheme. I love the look of it.

Eugene Tan is here with his 1/72 Tamiya P-51D Mustang Thunderbirds 'Bicentennial Special'.  This vintage Mustang was painted up in these colors to remember the early years of the Thunderbird Flight demo team.  I love the look of it.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 F/A-18D interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model Accessories.


Zoltan Pocza is here with a product article for the Boeing 747-100 (N747PA) - Pan Am / United States of America print from Deployment Productions.

20% off of any products for every ACTIVE, registered ARC community members!


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Fw 190A-3 Gun Barrels from QuickBoost.

Friday,  Apr 12  2013 

Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. First Human In Space (1961)

ARC Armor was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Fabio Taira starts today with his eye catching 1/48 Hasegawa Grumman F-14 Tomcat.  Fabio added a resin cockpit and hydraulic lines from copper wires along with weapons from Hasegawa and finished it all off with Fightertown Decals.

Douglas Conrady is here with his flawless looking 1/144 Academy B-47E.  This tiny Stratojet started as a B version and Douglas converted it to an E version and he explains this process in his article.  It's an attractive model and I definitely like how well the bare metal finish turned out.  You'll be seeing more of his models on ARC in the coming weeks.

Lorenzo Cassinadri has created a very dynamic diorama of the 1/48 ICM-Tamiya P-51 Mustangs " Tuskegee Airmen".  Lorenzo used cell phone motors to power the props and then posed them both in an in-flight diorama.  I love seeing model of the planes flown by the Tuskegee Airmen and to see two of them flying in their natural element is a very pleasing site.  

Here's a product article for the 1/72 Mil Mi-24V/Mi-24VP Hind E/F 'Ossetia War' decal sheet from Authentic Decals.

This detail set is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 F-100C interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis set is designed for the Trumpeter kit.


Thursday, Apr 11  2013 
Fazaeli Adrian has done an exceptional job super detailing his 1/32 Tamiya IRIAF F-4D Phantom II.  This Iranian Phantom was given resin and photo etch goodies from a variety of companies and finished it all off with a full weathering job and aftermarket decals.  Wow sit back and enjoy the photos....this one is a beauty.

Orlando Sucre Rosales joins us from warm Caracas, Venezuela with his beautifully weathered 1/72 Hasegawa A6M3 type 22 Zero.  Orlando really did a wonderful job on his Zero and he tells the full story in his article.

Artur Oslizlo/Arkady72 joins us from Poland 1/48 Trumpeter MiG-23MF.  Artur started with the MiG-23M that he converted into the MF model and then finished it off with markings for a Polish aggressor jet.  This one is a beauty.  

Here's a product article for the 1/72 Commonwealth CA-6 Wackett model kit from Czech Master Resin - CMR ModelsThis model kit includes markings for 2 Australian aircraft.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 Fw 190A-3 Exhaust from QuickBoostThis set is designed for the Tamiya kit.

Wednesday,   Apr 10  2013 
ARC Auto was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Frederic COTTIN is here with a very special 1/48 Hasegawa Mitsubishi F-2B.  Frederic chose special anniversary markings which include a Samurai warrior on the tail.  He also kept the canopy open to show off all the detail.  

Ignacio Larrañaga joins us from Uruguay with his first article on ARC.  I'm pleased to show you his 1/72 Revell F8F Bearcat that includes scratchbuilt details to improve the cockpit.  Very nicely done Ignacio and welcome to ARC.

Carmel J Attard has been busy building his 1/72 Italeri Airmacchi MB-326 complete with a Pavla Models resin cockpit set.  Carmel choset he colourful scheme of an Italian jet and as an added bonus he's included photos of his Italian Tornado.  I enjoyed seeing his photos.  

Here's a product article for the 1/72 F4F-4 Wildcat Engine from QuickBoostThis engine is designed for the Academy kit.

This detail set is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Su-27 Combo correction set from Zactomodels.  Includes the Canopy, Nosecone and Intake detail sets for Trumpeter kit


Tuesday,    Apr 9  2013 

Portugal "Dia do Combatente" (The Fighter's Day)

Day of remembrance (La Lys Battle 1918)

John Smalbrugge joins us from Canada with his fully loaded 1/48 AMT - ERTL Fairchild A-10A Thunderbolt.  John chose a a great looking camo and posed his A-10 in-flight in a dive...possibly attacking a target.  It doesn't get much sweeter than this.

Bartosz Piotrowski is here with a very rare model.  This is his 1/72 High Planes Models Sea Fury "Furias" Unlimited Racer built out of the box.  This particular Sea Fury was fitted with the big motor used in the very last Corsairs and many other aircraft and was then used in the Air races for many years wearing a variety of paint schemes.  The more powerful motor certainly gave this Sea Fury the muscle to complete with the racing Corsairs.  Very cool model Bartosz...thanks for showing us.

Christophe COUDERT has done a wonderful job on his 1/48 KITECH Su-35.  This is not the easiest kit in the world to build, but Christophe stuck with it and finished it as a Russian jet wearing the attractive blue camo.  I love the look of the finished model.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 Spitfire Dry Transfer Stencils from Hobby Decal.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 International G.222s & C-27As decal sheet from Linden Hill Decals.  This new decal sheet features the 11 different G.222s & C-27As and includes markings for 9 different countries including the Afghanistan, Argentina, Italy (UN Service), Nigeria, Somalia, Thailand and USA Morocco. 

The camo schemes include a white UN plane to overall gray and various camo combinations for different climates.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 MiG-23 MLD (Flogger K) - Pitot Tube from Master.


Monday,    Apr 8  2013
ARC Armor was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Leszek Golubinski  is here with his first article on ARC.  I'm pleased to see this 1/144 Dragon X-15-1 and although this is a tiny model, it is loaded with beautifully done scratchbuilt detailing that is most impressive.  Wow...I love it...welcome to the ARC homepage Leszek.  I am excited to see more of your models on ARC in the future.

Lee Burns has hit a home run with his 1/48 Tamiya Supermarine Spitfire Mk1.  Lee added Eduard photo etch to the cockpit and then dressed up the exterior to a very high standards with full weathering.  Enjoy the photos...this one is a beauty.

Shawn "phantom" Weiler is here with a great looking Canadian jet.  This is his 1/48 Kenetic CF-5 Freedom Fighter in markings from the early '80's using decals from Leading Edge Models.  Excellent work Shawn...I love the look of it.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 E-2C 2000 interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis set is designed for the Hasegawa kit.


Zoltan Pocza is here with a product article for the F-16D Fighting Falcon 301st FW, 457th FS, TX/85-513 / 2004 print from Deployment Productions.

20% off of any products for every ACTIVE, registered ARC community members!


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Beaufighter NF Mk. X Porcupine Exhaust from QuickBoostThese exhausts are designed for the Hasegawa kit.


Friday,  Apr 5  2013 
ARC Armor was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Rob Haelterman joins us today with four of his tiny 1/144 Trumpeter Me262's.  Each of these is a captured me 262 in British, American, French and Russian markings using decals are from Retrokit.  It's very cool to see all these captured Me 262's in one article.


Dragan Cvetic joins us with his 1/72 Fujimi Bell 212 in the very attractive colours for a chopper used by his local police in their fight against terrorism.  His model was completed using Balkan Models decals.


Burt Gustafson is here with one of the Japanese colour birds.  This is his 1/72 Hasegawa F-15J Eagle in JASDF 50th Anniversary markings that include large snow flakes on the tail.  I love seeing these special Japanese color birds. 


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot Part 1 decal sheet from Authentic DecalsThis decal sheet includes markings for 10 different 1/32 Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot from Russia, Belarus and the Ukraine in a variety of camo schemes. 

This decal sheet is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 F/A-18F Super Hornet resin and photo etch cockpit set from AiresThis cockpit set is designed for the Hasegawa kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Supermarine Spitfire F/LF/HF Mk. VIII model kit from Czech Master Resin - CMR ModelsThis model kit includes markings for 4 RAAF machines and 1 RAF Spitfire.


Thursday,   Apr 4  2013 

Senegal Independence Day

Wednesday,   Apr 3  2013 
ARC Auto was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Mukund Vora gets today started with his 1/48 Academy Su-27 UB converted to Su-30 MKI.  Mukund did this conversion using the conversion set from Windmark Models and a full weapons load from a Trumpeter Su-24 Fencer.  This his Sukhoi was given a what-if paint scheme and Indian Air Force markings.  No doubt about it...this is one sharp looking Su-30 and I'm glad I got to see photos of it.

Don Enlow is here with two USMC Corsairs from WW2.  These are his 1/48 Tamiya F4U-1/2 and 1/48 F4U-1A....both in USMC markings and both flown by very noteworthy pilots.  Don tell a bit about these pilots as well as some of the more unique things about their planes that he discovered during his research.  Both Corsairs look excellent in their PTO weathering.

Dragan Cvetic has done an exceptional job on his 1/72 Italeri Harrier GR.3.  Dragan added scratchbuilt details to the cockpit, rescribed the panel lines and added a weapons load before finishing it off as one of the Harriers used in the Falklands War.  Very nicely done indeed.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 Spitfire F Mk. IX Correct Wheels from QuickBoost.

This detail set is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models


Here's a product article for the 1/48 MiG-23 (Flogger) - Pitot Tube from Master.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 F-16C/CJ Block40/50/60 weighted wheels from Wheelliant.

Tuesday,    Apr 2  2013 

Falklands/Malvinas War Anniversary

Ong Hou Bu a.k.a Easy-Model did a beautiful job on this 1/48 Revell Germany F-15I Ra'am.  This model used the Revell kit and added all the Ra'am parts and decals from the Academy kit along with resin exhaust nozzles from Aires to create this stunning model.  Wow it looks beautiful.

Carmel J Attard joins us with his very colourful civilian 1/72 Italeri / Pavlamodels SIAI S.79 Corsa.  This combines the Italeri kit with the Pavlamodel conversion set to make this very attractive tri-motor civilian airliner.  Carmel tells the history of this rare aircraft as well as all this is involved to built one of these SIAI S.79 Corsa's. 

Carlos Salazar is here with his very nicely done 1/72 Hobbycraft Yak-38 as seen during Operation Romb.  Carlos chose a great looking camo from Operation Romb in Afghanistan in 1980.  Carlo left the upper intake open to display the VTOL abilities of this aircraft and added weapons pods to the wing pylons.  It's very cool to see a Yak 38 from Operation Romb.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 ROKAF KF-16 Dry Transfer Tail Codes from Hobby Decal.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 MiG-29 Exhausts from Zactomodels.  This set is designed for the Trumpeter MiG-29 kit. 


Alexey Sulla is here with product article for the 1/48 German aerial torpedo Lt.F5w (Italian torpedo type W) from Northstarmodels.  This item is also available in 1/72 scale.


Monday,    Apr 1  2013 

Canada - RCAF Birthday

United Kingdom  - RAF Birthday 

ARC Armor was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Shawn "phantom" Weiler is here to mark the Royal Canadian Air Force Anniversary with his 1/48 Hasegawa CF-18AM Hornet.  Shawn built this Hornet in-flight with a full weapons load as one of the jets that operated recently in Libya.  I'm pleased to say he has also include a photos of many of his RCAF colour birds....what a wonderful display that is.  Simply beautiful Shawn.

Artur Oslizlo/Arkady72 is here from Poland to mark the RAF Anniversary with his 1/48 Italeri Westland Wessex HU.5.  This is an RAF rescue machine operating out of Cyprus and wow.....check out the weathering and fading on the paint job....it's perfect.

Kees Kuyper  is here with photos from the recent NESA mission to divert an Asteroid from hitting earth.  Read his article for the full details.  It's a perrfect article for today. 

Here's a product article for the 1/72 Ju 88G-6 Night Fighter interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model Accessories.


Zoltan Pocza is here with a product article for the  Boeing 747-100 (N9667) - American Airlines / United States of America print from Deployment Productions.

20% off of any products for every ACTIVE, registered ARC community members!


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 109K tail wheel and engine intake from QuickBoostThis set is designed for the Heller kit.


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