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BE2c (Airfix)

Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c by Airfix 1/72 scale Kit No. A02101 Cost: $12.00 Decals: Two versions, one for Royal Flying Corps, the second for Royal Naval Air Service, both during 1916 Comments: New tooling; injection molded plastic with engraved panel lines;...

Beagle Basset 206

Beagle Basset 206 by Airfix/MPC 1/72 scale Kit No. 255 Cost: $19.95 – $34.95 (Long out of production) Decals: One version – Royal Air Force Transport Command Comments: Optional position landing gear; extensive raised rivet detail; raised panel lines; heavy...

Boulton Paul Defiant Mk. I

A heavily armed “turret fighter” that saw action in the early months of WWII, the Boulton Paul Defiant soon began to be mauled by Luftwaffe fighters once German pilots realized it had no forward firing machine guns. Released by Airfix in 2014, the Mk. I Defiant featured all new tooling, engraved panel lines, and rich detail throughout the airframe.

Bristol Beaufighter TF.X

Bristol Beaufighter TF.X by Airfix 1/72 scale Kit No. A04019 Cost: $17.00 Decals: Two Versions – both RAF Comments: NEW TOOLING; Engraved panel lines; detailed torpedo; option for full complement of eight 90 lb. rockets with separately mounted rails for each;...

Cessna O-1

Airfix Cessna O-1 Bird Dog 1/72 scale Kit No. A01058 Cost: $5.75 Decals: Three versions (USAF, Vietnam,1960; Canadian Armed Forces, 1974; Vietnamese Republic Air Force, 1960) Comments: Perfect weekend kit of the Cessna O-1 spotter plane History One of a long line of...

De Havilland DH.88 Comet

Airfix’ venerable kit of the winner of the1934 MacRobertson intercontinental Air Race remains popular but screams out for retooling of its ancient 1957 molds. The DH 88 was a direct ancestor of the de Havilland Mosquito of World War II.

Hawker Hurricane Mk.I

With completely new tooling, engraved panel lines and updated decals, one of Airfix’ latest Hurricane offerings is a gem that is easy on the pocketbook at under $10.00.

Hawker Hurricane Mk. I

Hawker Hurricanes bore the brunt of air combat in France and during the Battle of Britain, comprising two-thirds of RAF Fighter Command’s operational strength through the Fall of 1940…

Mitsubishi Ki-46 “Dinah”

Mitsubishi Ki 46 II Dinah by Airfix 1/72 scale Kit No. X-207 Cost: $11.00 Decals: Two versions – both Imperial Japanese Army Comments: Older kit (released 1979); raised panel lines; basic cockpit; optional position landing gear; two half-crew figures;...

Vought OS2U Kingfisher

Vought OS2U Kingfisher by MPC/Airfix 1/72 scale Cost: $10.00 Decals: Two versions Comments: Old kit; detailing needed History The Chance Vought Kingfisher fulfilled a U.S. Navy Bureau of Aeronautics requirement in the late 1930’s for an observation scout seaplane...

R.E. 8

The Airfix kit is very basic and offers modelers simple construction. The Reconnaisance Experimental 8, nicknamed “Harry Tate,” was a widely used observation platform for the British Royal Flying Corps in WWI, and despite heavy losses remained in service throughout the war.

TSR.2

British Aircraft Corporation TSR-2 by Airfix 1/48 scale Kit No. A10105 Cost: $29.99 Decals: Markings for any one of three experimental prototypes, XR219, XR220 and XR 222 Comments: Detailed cockpit includes two crew figures; engraved panel lines; detailed landing gear...

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