model kits never seem to go out of style. For decades they've
been favorites for generations.
of us have been building these planes for many years. We've probably
built most of the popular kits. But model companies today are
reaching for the unusual and different aircraft from around the
world, which is a big bonus for aircraft modelers.
Revell, Hasegawa, Fujimi, Trumpeter, Academy, there are dozens
of model companies worldwide coming out with model kits of aircraft
you don't see every day, or may have never seen.
aircraft kits continue to sell and be popular kitems. But you
don't have to build the same plane over and over. Now you can
build some that few will see at a model show, and they will just
look great in your collection. Talk about a conversation piece!
though they might be an obscure airplane subject, that doesn't
mean you can't have a blast builiding some of them.
we've thrown in some concept plane models, race plane kits, tesing
aircraft. Some are traditional plastic kits, some are resin. But
all of them are interesting.
planes play a large part in American history, and common Piper
Cubs to bush planes from Alaska, there's a lot of choices when
building civilian aircraft kits and
airliner models are popular as well, in many different scales.
forget the heroes of today. The rescue planes and helicopters,
and the fire planes, dumping hundreds of gallons of water on forest
fires. There are a few of these models available as well.
are some exciting aircraft and airplane model kits to build.
American F51D Mustang Korean War
Bearcat USS Tarawa
Super Seasprite Helicopter
P-47D Thunderbolt Razorback
"Bombcat" US Navy Strike Fighter
P61 Black Widow Night Fighter
Mitchell 'Pacific Theater'
Super Fortress Memphis Belle
F16C Fighting Falcon
Thunderbolt II Warthog
Fighting Falcon Thunderbirds
ASA1H US Navy Skyraider
Hughes 500MD ASW Anti-Submarine-Warfare
Navy KA-3B Skywarrior
Porter Caribbean Island Hopper
is Yesterday F104 Starfighter
War F-4C Phantom
Tomcat US Navy Fighter
Fighter Yakovlev Yak-1 Fighter
J7W1 Shinden Fighter
XF2R-1 Dark Shark Fighter
Hawker Hunter F.6/FGA.9
Navy USN SB2U-3 Vindicator Battle of Midway
F6F-3 Hellcat USS Princeton
F1M2 Type Zero Observation Seaplane
Sabre Blue Impulse Acrobatic Team
Navy F3H-2M Demon
FJ-4 Fury Jet Fighter
Invader American Bomber
Shawnee Flying Banana Helicopter
McDonell XF-88 Voodoo Jet Fighter
Seafang F Mk 32 Fighter
T-38C Talon (NASA)