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Tuesday,  Feb 28  2017
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Stephen A. Carr is here with his huge 1/72 A-26 Joint RAF/USAAF Crash Recovery Diorama.  This diorama includes ground vehicles recovering a dismantled crash landed A-26.  Stephen did spectacular ground work with well done muddy groundwork.  Then Stephen began to position his various detail vehicles to complete the scene.  Sit back and enjoy his 62 photos.....this one is amazing.  Absolutely wonderful work Stephen.

Gerd Wilcken dropped by today with his VERY colourful 1/100 Tamiya Embraer 175 Fuji Dream Airlines “Pretty in Pink".  Gerd built this airliner with a very special decal sheet that includes 10 of these colourful airlines.  The finished model is a pleasure to see on ARC.  Well done Gerd.

István Zöldág is here with his 8th model on ARC.  This is István's 1/48 Eduard MiG-21SMT with Brassin cockpit, wheel bays, exhaust nozzle, wheels and pitot tube from Master-Model.  István then went with a faded Russian camo with a subtle weathering job. 

Here's a product article for the 1/72 Fw 190A control surfaces from Aires This detail set is designed for the Eduard kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/144 Boeing 767 Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft Conversions This detail set is designed for the Zvezda kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 German Luftwaffe pilot WWII with life jacket from Aerobonus.


Monday,  Feb 27  2017

Dominican Republic Independence Day

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Dragan Cvetic starts today with his first finished model for 2017  This is his very attractive 1/72 Bilek L-29 Delfin that  Dragan rescribed the panel line and then added scratchbuilt exhaust, wheel wells and upgrade the landing gear before adding pitot tubes.  His finished model looks fantastic in it's Iraqi camo.

Tolga Ülgür joins us with his 1/48 Accurate Miniatures P-51 Mustang 1a masterpiece.  Tolga dressed up the cockpit with Airscale instrument dials and then added 3 different aftermarket sets from Ultracast including exhausts and the Quickboost gunsight and Resicast lens for landing lights.  Once all that was done he gave it one of his very realistic weathering job. 

Klaasjan Schuuring did a beautiful job building and finishing his 1/32 Kitty Hawk F-86K Sabre Dog with an amazingly well done bare metal finish.  Klaasjan detailed the kit supplied engine as well before finishing his Sabre with a subtle weathering job and Italian markings.  Klaasjan now has a lovely F-86 to admire.

Here's a product article for the Photo Etch Cut-Off Set - Standard from The Small Shop.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 MiG-29A Izdelye 9-12 cockpit from Eduard Model Accessories This detail set is designed for the Eduard kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Me 163B Pitot Tube from QuickBoost This detail set is designed for the Meng kit.


Sunday,  Feb 26  2017

Kuwait Liberation Day 

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Saturday,  Feb 25  2017

Kuwait National Day

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Friday,  Feb 24  2017

Estonia National Day

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Shows this weekend include:

Thomas Dziedzic begins today with his first model on ARC.  This is his amazing 1/48 Italeri F-86 Skyblazer in it's star spangled banner paint scheme.  Thomas added resin detailing to the cockpit and finished his sabre in a flawless bare metal finish.  Welcome to ARC Thomas.

Waldemar Pupar has done a beautiful job on the 1/72 Italeri B-57 G Canberra.  Waldemar finished his B-57 in a SEA camo scheme with sexy nose art and just the perfect amount of weathering.

TheRealMrEd is here with a plane that hasn't been on ARC before.  This is his 1/72 Mach2 B-45A Tornado with quite a bit of added detail and finished in a delicately weathered bare metal finish.  It is quite exciting to see the first B-45 on ARC today. 

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


Here's a product article for the 1/48 F-4C/D Phantom II Undercarriage Covers from QuickBoostThis detail set is designed for the Academy kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Static dischargers - modern Sukhoi jets from Master.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Bf 109 cannon pods from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Eduard kit.


Thursday,  Feb 23  2017

Brunei National Day

Guyana National Day

No update today.

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Wednesday,  Feb 22  2017
No update today.

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Tuesday,  Feb 21  2017
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Shawn “phantom” Weiler is here with a very classic kit from the 1950's.  This is his 1/48 Testors/Hawk CT-133 Silver Star with the engine exposed and wearing a classic 1950's camo using decals from Canuck Model Products.  Pretty cool model Shawn, quite the trip down memory lane.

Pablo Angel Herrera did a very nice job detailing the interior of his 1/72 Academy B-24D Liberator.  Pablo used nose art in honor of his wife and gave his bomber a full weathering job to complete this beauty.  This really is a great looking B-24.

Paul S Teixeira is here with a  total gem of a model.  This is his 1/48 AMK IAI KFIR C2/C7 in Israeli markings with canopy open to show off his cockpit detailing.  Paul gave his Kfir a full weathering job to bring his model to life.  I love the fine detail on his model.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 Modern Cockpit Dataplate and Warning decals from airscale.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Heinkel He51 B.1 control surfaces from AiresThis detail set is designed for the Roden kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 CF-18A Hornet 'Battle of Britain' Scheme decal sheet from Canuck Model ProductsThis decal sheet is also available in 1/32.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Su-25 Frogfoot Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft ConversionsThis detail set is designed for the Revell/Monogram kit.


Monday,  Feb 20  2017
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Gerd Wilcken begins today with his beautifully detailed 1/72 Airfix A4 B/P Fuerza Aérea Argentina 1982.  Gerd used a Pavla resin cockpit and weathered Flightpath ladder along with adding avionics hump on the spine and the antennas before giving it  a skilled weathering job and markings from Aztec Decals.  This aircraft was used in the Falklands war. 

Mike Muth did a spectacular job building and finishing his big 1/32 Wingnut Wings Fokker D VII F.  This kit is loaded with detail and Mike got all that wonderful detail looking amazing and then finished the lozenge printed fabric looking perfect.  Mike's finished Fokker model is a joy to see.  

Laurent “angus” Beauvais has added a huge amount of scratchbuilt and aftermarket detail items to super detail his 1/48 Dragon He-162 Salamander.  Laurent detailed the cockpit, scratchbuilt the canopy and finished his special little jet in post war French markings.  Sit back and enjoy the photos...there is plenty of amazing work to see.

Here's a product article for the Photo Etch Extended Roller Set - Use with Brass Assist from The Small Shop.  This Photo Etch Extended Roller Set is the Photo Etch Extended Roller Set - Use with Brass Assist


Here's a product article for the 1/72 MiG-29A ejection seat from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Trumpeter kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Fw 190D-9 Correct Cowling from QuickBoost This detail set is designed for the Hasegawa kit.


Floyd S. Werner, Jr. is here with a product article for the 1/48 North American P-51 Mustang Pt.4 decal sheet from Lifelike Decals.  This decal sheet includes markings for 4 aircraft and is designed for the Tamiya P-51B & D. 


Sunday,  Feb 19  2017
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Saturday,  Feb 18  2017

Gambia Independence Day 

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Friday,  Feb 17  2017
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Shows this weekend include:

Sean Langley has done a gorgeous job building and finishing his big 1/32 Tamiya F-14A Tomcat.  This is a classic kit so it was not up to the standards of the newest Tamiya kit, but Sean persisted and ended up with a great looking early Tomcat in hi-vis markings.

Kees Kuyper is here with a very cool project.  This is his jet powered 1/72 Revell Jet-Otter (Jotter?) with raised tail plane surfaces and finished in ARCAIR markings.  It's classic to see a jet powered Twin Otter and the ARCAir markings just make this model perfect.  Well done Kees.

Victor Rene Carlos joins us with his second model on ARC and this is his beautifully done 1/72 Hobby boss AH1-S Cobra. Victor weathered his Cobra and finished it as an Israeli AH1-S complete with rocket for the air to surface mission. It's good to see Victor's Israeli Cobra on ARC.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 Mirage IIIc wheels from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Italeri kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Su-24 Fencer Refueling Probe from QuickBoostThis detail set is designed for the Trumpeter kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Ki-84 "Frank" resin cockpit set + vacu canopy from Pavla ModelsThis detail set is designed for the Hasegawa kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 F-16 Blk 50/52 weighted wheels from Royale ResinThis detail set is designed for the Kinetic kit.


Thursday,  Feb 16  2017

Lithuania National Day

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Waldemar Pupar has done a marvelous job detailing and finishing his 1/72 Matchbox Dornier Do-17z.  He detailed the cockpit and gave his Dornier a full weathering job complete with exhaust stains and paint chips.  This one is a beauty, I love the camo scheme.  Enjoy his photos.

Shawn “phantom” Weiler is here with something very cool today.  This is his Klingon, Bird of Prey in all it's glory with a very accurate and realistic weathering job.  The trick to building a great looking Bird of Prey is in the painting and weathering and Shawn got that all looking perfect.  I love it, but I'm a big Star Trek fan.

Helinton Luis Costa has done an exceptionally nice job on his 1/72 Czech Master Resin Supermarine Scimitar f.1.  This is a resin kit and Helinton finished it as a jet off the HMS Ark Royal with it's glorious folded wings.  This model had plenty of extra work put into it by Helinton and the finished model is a pleasure to see.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 MiG-15 Air Intake from QuickBoostThis detail set is designed for the Eduard kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 S.E.5a (Late) Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft Conversions.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Su-25 Frogfoot FOB/Intake Covers from RESIN2DetailThis detail set is designed for the KP kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 F2A-2 Buffalo resin cockpit set + vacu canopy from Pavla ModelsThis detail set is designed for the Hasegawa kit.


Wednesday,  Feb 15  2017

Singapore - Fall of Singapore (1942)

Serbia National Day (Dan Drzavnosti Srbije)

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S K Loh starts today with his special anniversary article.  These are his 1/144 Sweet Hawker Hurricane and A6M2 Type 21 Zero to mark the anniversary of the Singapore - Fall of Singapore in 1942.  There are actually 2 models of the hurricane, 1 in it's original RAF colours and one in it's captured Japanese markings.  Decals are custom made and it is quite the eye catching display to mark this sad anniversary for Singapore.

Zen4130 joins us from Portugal with his first model on ARC.  This is a very exciting project of the 1/72 Revell "What-if" F-16W with twin tails, F-22 vectored exhaust, modified intake and wings.  It is quite amazing how realistic this jet looks.  I enjoyed seeing all the mods and reading about how it was built.  Welcome to ARC Zen4130.

Lorenzo Cassinadri did some first class detailing to his 1/48 Tamiya Me262 A-1a and finished it as a 262 that landed in Switzerland in April 1945.  It is wearing a very complicated camo scheme that Lorenzo did with great skill.  The Tamiya kit is an excellent kit and in the hands of a skilled modeler like Lorenzo, it builds into an exceptional model.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 F-100 Super Sabre Intake Correction kit from Zactomodels.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 WGr.21 rockets for Bf-109 from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Eduard kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 AH-64 Apache Chain Gun barrel, Pitot & tail antenna from Master.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Heinkel He 51 B.1 Gun Barrels from QuickBoostThis detail set is designed for the Roden kit.


Tuesday,  Feb 14  2017

  Happy Valentines Day 


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Waldemar Pupar begins today with his amazing looking 1/72 Airfix Bristol Belvedere 192.  Waldemar got all the detail and paint looking perfect and added some hand painted artwork before a full weathering job for his twin rotor British chopper.  Beautiful work Waldemar. 

Dragan Cvetic has a challenging time building the 1/72 Revell EF-2000, but that didn't stop Dragan from adding seatbelts and weathering to his Luftwaffe Typhoon.  Sweet model Dragan.   

Björn Leichsenring has been busy getting things right on his 1/144 Eduard Junkers Ju 52/3m g5e "Tante Ju".  Björn opened the roof hatch and added extra detailing...remember this is 1/144.  Incredible work Björn.  

Here's a product article for the 1/32 Modern Jets Cockpit Instrument Decals from airscale.  Full colour cockpit instrumentation and Multi-Function-Displays representing key flight instruments found in modern jet fighter cockpits including F-14, F-15, F-16, F-18, Rafale, Tornado & Typhoon.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Russian Pilot WWII from Aerobonus.


Here's a product article for the 1/24 De Havilland Mosquito Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft ConversionsThis detail set is designed for the Airfix kit.


Fred Krause is here with a product article for the 1/32 Topgun Tigers & Talons decal sheet from Furball Aero Design.  Hot off of the press comes three new decal sheets covering the F-5E and F-5F Tiger IIs, and T-38A Talons that were flown by the Naval Fighter Weapons School (NFWS), more popularly know as Topgun.


Monday,  Feb 13  2017
A reminder guys.....Valentines Day is tomorrow.

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Gerd Wilcken has added a scratchbuilt interior to his 1/72 Italeri Eurocopter AS-332 M1 Super Puma.  Gerd chose to make Super Puma as an in-flight model in the markings for the his German Federal Police.  I always enjoy seeing Gerd's work on ARC and this Super Puma is a beautiful sight to see.

Carl Jarosz is here with a most impressive project.  This is his very big 1/32 Revell Germany F-4F Phantom II “WTD Flight Test”.  Carl has some excellent build tips including his cockpit detail painting technique (I've got to try that myself).  The German Phantom has huge decals and Carl has some words of wisdom how to apply overly large decals.  Stunning work Carl, I love it.

Stephen A. Carr tells a wonderful story about the 1/35 Italeri Hotchkiss M201 Jeep that is a scale replica of his own 1/1 "Airfield Follow Me" jeep.  He has pictures of both of them and tells a very enjoyable story in his article....sit back and enjoy, I know I sure did.

Here's a product article for the The "BUG" RTH Hold and Fold - Photo Etch Bending Tool from The Small Shop.  This Photo Etch Bending Tool is the The "BUG" RTH Hold and Fold.  Loaded with Features in a Tight little Package! Perfect for close-up work! Little bends are no problem when using the "Bug"!   


Here's a product article for the 1/72 M-2 Browning machine guns from Eduard Model Accessories.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 AH-1Z Vipers Den decal sheet from Werner's Wings This decal sheet features 8 different AH-1Z Vipers in 1/48 scale and all with artwork on the side engine covers.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Fw 190F-8 Tail Wheel Assembly from QuickBoostThis detail set is designed for the Revell kit. 


Sunday,  Feb 12  2017
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Saturday,  Feb 11  2017

Iran - Anniversary Revolution

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Friday,  Feb 10  2017
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Shows this weekend include:

Mikhail Yurchik joins us with a very impressive 1/48 Kitech MiG-17 diorama.  This is his MiG-17 after many years sitting outside being ravaged by the Russian weather.  Some panels are opened up and the whole model and diorama base is wonderful to see.  Enjoy all his photos.

Alacran has just complete his very colourful 1/72 AZ Model MD-530. This 3was finished in Chilean Army markings with quite a bit of scratchbuilt detailing to bring this 1/72 model to a very high level of detail.  I love it.

Carmel J Attard is here with a great looking bright yellow Canadian trainer.  This is his 1/72 Frog Fairey Firefly T2 that was created with the help of  a conversion set and plenty of good old fashioned modelling skill that Carmel has in abundance.  He explains the whole build in his article along with some great photos including his famous in-flight photos.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 Republic P-47D Thunderbolt Part 9 decal sheet from Lifelike DecalsThis decal sheet is designed for the Tamiya kits


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Royal Australian Air Force Fighter Pilot WWII figure from Aerobonus.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 I-153 Chaika Control Surfaces from AiresThis detail set is designed for the ICM kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/18 F-14 Tomcat Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft ConversionsThis detail set is designed for the 21st Century Toys F-14.

Thursday,  Feb 9  2017
No update today.

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Wednesday,  Feb 8  2017
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Victor Rene Carlos starts today's update with his first model on ARC.  This is his 1/72 Academy A-10 Thunderbolt .  Victor's A-10 is fully loaded for battle and finished in the markings for 23rd wing 2003 "Operation Iraqi Freedom".  This is a beautifully weathered A-10 and I'm pleased to see it on ARC.  Welcome to ARC Victor.

Shawn “phantom” Weiler has done a marvelous job finishing his 1/48 Fujimi Jet Ranger.  Shawn finished his Jet Ranger in Canadian Forces markings in the 80s using aftermarket decals.  This bright yellow paint scheme looks very good.

Onami is here from Japan with his beautifully detail and weathered Egg-Plane Hasegawa F4U-1A Corsair.  Onami added a resin engine, cockpit detailing, a pilot figure and hand painted VMFA-321 “Hell’s Angels” emblems and more.  This was all finished with aftermarket decals and a full weathering job.  I love it!!!

Here's a product article for the 1/35 OH-58D Kiowa Exterior Detail Set from ZactomodelsThis detail set is designed for the MRC/Academy kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 SBD-5 Dauntless Undercarriage Covers from QuickBoostThis detail set is designed for the Italeri/Acc. Min. kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Static dischargers for F-16 from Master.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Ju 88 wheels from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the ICM kit.


Tuesday,  Feb 7  2017

Grenada Independence Day

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Robert Mihinjač starts today's update with his first model on ARC.  This is Robert's flawless looking 1/48 Tamiya FW-190 A-3 complete with a diorama base.  I'm excited to see Robert's 190 on ARC today and welcome more of his models on ARC in the future. 

Jean-Charles Goddett joins us with his very attractive 1/72 Hasegawa Mitsubishi F-15DJ Aggressor wearing a very special camo scheme.  Jean-Charles did a first class job on the cockpit using the kit cockpit.  This F-15 is a beauty and I'm pleased to see it on ARC.

Dragan Cvetic did some excellent scratchbuilding on his 1/72 Hobbyboss Mil Mi-17.  Those scratchbuilt details include the cockpit and the exterior antennas and more. The decals for this one came from Balkan ModelsSuch a good looking camo scheme.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 P-47N Thunderbolt resin cockpit set from Pavla ModelsThis detail set is designed for the Italeri kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 P-47 Wheels with Diamond Tread from Sierra Hotel Models.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Plastic Fantastic UH-72A Lakota decal sheet from Fireball ModelworksThis decal sheet is designed for the Revell and Heller kits.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Fouga Magister Flaps Closed position from AiresThis detail set is designed for the AMK kit.


Monday,  Feb 6  2017

New Zealand Waitangi Day

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Stephen & Lyta Carr are here with her latest model.  This is her 1/72 Airfix Spitfire PR.1G Diorama complete with a bowser and figures in a revetment creating a very real scene from World War 2.  This was a true combined effort with Dad helping Lyta when needed.  Such a wonderful way to spend time together. 

Waldemar Pupar has done a fantastic job on the 1/72 Italeri B-57 B Canberra.  His USAF B-57 has beautifully done cockpit detailing and is finished in a  flawless camo scheme complete with panel line weathering.

Tigre del Aire is here from sunny Colombia  after some busy times in his own life to show us the models he has built since his last article on ARC.  This is his article THE RESURRECTION (Or the reappearance of the lost flying tiger) and I'm glad to see him on the ARC homepage today. 

Here's a product article for the Extra Foil for Nutter Set - 6" x 6" from The Small Shop.  This product is Extra Foil for Nutter Set - 6" x 6".  Foil for use with the Nutter & for Scratch Building!


Here's a product article for the 1/72 MiG-29 Exhaust Nozzles from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Trumpeter kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 B.C Airlines DeHavilland Beaver decals from Thunderbird ModelsThis detail set is designed for the Hobbycraft or Airfix kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Fw 190F-8 Fuel Point with Covers from QuickBoostThis detail set is designed for the Revell kit.


Sunday,  Feb 5  2017

San Marino - Santa Agata Day 

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Saturday,  Feb 4  2017

Sri Lanka Independence Day

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Friday,  Feb 3  2017
I plan to begin moving the ARC website in the coming days from the old hosting company to the new hosting company.  This will require moving the domain names and this will cause problems as some ARC'ers computer will be lost trying to find the domain name....these problems usually settle down naturally in a matter of days.  This is the ARC website and NOT the ARC forums.  The ARC forums will NOT be affected by this move.

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Shows this weekend include:

Li Yen Lin is here with his first model on ARC and it is a very special B-17 model.  This is the 1/48 Monogram Visible B-17G Flying Fortress with Eduard photo etch and plenty of scratch built and improved kit details to show off all that wonderful interior detail that is fully visible on the left side of the fuselage.  The detailing and weathering is fantastic on this B-17 model, sit back and enjoy the photos.

Björn Leichsenring is here with something very different.  This is his 1/144 Dragon CAIC Z-10 "Pie Li Huo", which is the new Chinese anti-tank attack helicopter.  Björn modified his model to make it more accurate and even scratchbuilt a cockpit and opened the cockpit windows.  This is a very cool little chopper model, hard to believe this model is 1/144, because the detail looks very good.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 F4F-4 Wildcat Exhaust from QuickBoostThis detail set is designed for the Airfix kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 P-39 Airacobra propeller set from SBS ModelThis detail set is designed for the Eduard/Hasegawa kit.


Thursday,  Feb 2  2017
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Ulysses Almeida is here with the rarest F-86.  This is the 1/48 Italeri TF-86F Sabre Transonic Trainer created by Ulysses from a single seat model.  Ulysses tells the history of the two F-86 trainers that were built and also explains the process to completing this conversion.  I'm very excited to have this Sabre trainer on ARC.

Shawn “phantom” Weiler is here with some very different.  This is his 1/350 Polar lights NX-01 USS Enterprise.  Shawn used a special decal sheet to get the complicated Aztec pattern that shows the different panels.  Beautifully done Shawn.

Phillip Steele is here with a very special 1/72 Airfix Bristol Blenheim Mk.1.  Phillip used the rare Romanian markings to finish up his very sharp looking Blenheim.  I like the look of this one, very cool indeed.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 LAU-10/A ZUNI rocket pods from Eduard Model Accessories.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 B-26 Marauder Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft ConversionsThis detail set is designed for the Hasegawa kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 C-46 Commando painted photo etch detail set from Maestro Models.


Wednesday,  Feb 1  2017

  Space Shuttle Columbia Accident 2003 

Rwanda Heros Day

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Eric speedlimit Salazar starts today with his very attractive 1/48 Hasegawa F-4EJ JASDF 50th Anniversary.  Eric dropped the flaps and then gave his Phantom a first class paint job.  Beautiful work Eric.  You can see all of Eric's articles on ARC by clicking the link at the bottom of his article.

Lorenzo Cassinadri has been inspired by David Rapasi to create this beautifully weathered 1/48 Accurate Miniatures P-51A Mustang.  Lorenzo added scratchbuilt details to the cockpit, radio compartment and landing gear before giving his Mustang a stunning weathering job.  Marvelous work Lorenzo.

Thomas Brückelt has been very busy creating his 2 seater 1/72 Aeroplast Saab SK-35C Draken.  Thomas started with a single seater and made his 2 seater and then further detailed the cockpit and exterior of his model before giving it a very realistic looking multi-shaded bare metal paint job.  His finished model captures all the beauty of the real jet.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 F-14 Tomcat Fuel Tank Pylons from ZactomodelsThis detail set is designed for the Tamiya kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 MG-14/17 Parabellum WW1 Gun from Eduard Model Accessories.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 L-29 Delfin Canopy Rail from QuickBoostThis detail set is designed for the AMK kit.


Here's a product article for the Spitfire Mk.IXe/XVIe early version (conical fairings) - Hispano 20mm & Browning .50cal in fairings from MasterThis detail set is designed for the Tamiya kit.


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