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A-4B Skyhawk

A-4B Skyhawk by Fujimi 1/72 scale Kit No. 72139 Cost: $25.00 Decals: Two versions – U.S. Navy (VA-152 “Mavericks” aboard U.S.S. Forrestal) and Argentine Navy Comments: Engraved panel lines; centerline 300-gallon drop tank; option for underwing drop...

A-5A Vigilante

North American A-5A Vigilante by Revell 1/72 Scale Kit No. H-134:100 Cost: $12.00 Decals: One version, U.S. Navy’s VAH-7 aboard U.S.S. Enterprise Comments: 1968 re-release of 1961 kit, engraved panel lines, flush rivets History The North American A-5A Vigilante...

A-20B Havoc

The Douglas A-20B was one of the first American bombers into action in World War II, raiding targets in Holland in July 1942…

A-20J Havoc / Boston Mk. IV

The Boston Mk III was the British version of the Douglas A-20J Havoc, provided to Great Britain during World War II under the Lend-Lease Act. Late in the war, the J version with its clear, frameless plexiglas nose was often used as the lead plane in A-20 bomber formations.

AH-1 Sea Cobra

Fujimi’s AH-1J Sea Cobra is the Marine Corps’ version of Bell’s famous VIetnam-era attack helicopter. It features a detailed cockpit, 2.75 inch rocket pods, 7.62mm mini-gun in a chin turret and a single piece canopy.

Aerospatiale AS 365/Z-9 Dolphin 2

The Chinese-built Harbin Z-9 Dolphin is derived from the famed French Aerospatiale SA 365, and entered service in China in 1994…

Airco DH.9

Airco DH 9 by Roden 1/48 scale Kit No. 436 Cost: $24.99 Decals: One version – Air ambulance serving with the British “Z” Force in Somaliland, 1919-1920 Comments: Detailed kit; contains all parts for DH.9 bomber version; Red Cross covering not...

Albatros C.I

Albatros C.I by Choroszy Modelbud 1/72 scale Cost: $35.00 Decals: 2 versions: German Luftstreitkrafte (Imperial Germany Army Air Service), 1915; and Polish Air Force, 1920 Comments: All-resin kit with multiple delicate parts History The Albatros C.I was a...

Albatros D.II

Albatros D.II by Eduard 1/48 scale Kit No. 8082 Cost: $24.00 Decals: Four versions – all Imperial German Air Force Comments: Engraved panel lines, highly detailed cockpit and engine; photo-etch parts for interior and exterior; rigging diagram provided; pilot...

Albatros D.III

Albatros D.III by Eduard 1/48 scale Kit No. 8017 Cost: $25.00 Decals:  Two versions, both for the Luftstreitkrafte (Imperial Germany Army Air Service), including one for Baron Manfred von Richtofen, April 1917 Comments: Exquisite detail, engraved panel lines History...

Albatros D.III (Oef)

Albatros D.III (Oef) by Blue Max 1/48 scale Cost: $35.00 Decals: Three versions Comments: Very nice multimedia kit with specialized parts for 3 individual versions History Manufactured under license from the German Albatros mbH, Johannistal, the Oeffag...

AMX A-1A

The AMX A-1A was a joint venture between Italy and Brazil for a lightweight fighter-bomber/advanced military trainer, able to compete in the export market against…

Arado Ar 96

Arado Ar96 by Heller 1/72 scale Cost: $10.00 Decals: Two versions – Ar 96 B-5 Luftwaffe Flight School; Ar96 B-1Fighter School No. 2 at Zerbst Comments: Raised panel lines; Advanced fighter trainer for the Luftwaffe during WWII History The Arado Ar96 B was the...

Arado Ar 96 B-3

Arado Ar 96 B-3 by Special Hobby 1/72 scale Kit No. SH 72315 Decals: Three versions, all Luftwaffe, including one for a night fighter school Comments: Engraved panel lines, single piece canopy, resin detail parts for airscrew, machine gun, wheels, practice bombs, and...

Arado Ar 240C-2

Arado Ar 240C-2 Nightfighter by Revell-Germany 1/72 scale Cost: $19.99 Decals: One version, circa 1943 Luftwaffe nightfighter Comments: New tooling; engraved panel lines History The Ar240 was designed as a high altitude fighter and reconaissance platform but saw...

Arado E.555

Arado E.555 by Revell Germany 1/72 scale Kit No. 4367 Cost: $25.00 Decals: Two versions, both fictional: KG 100 and Geschwaderstab/KG 200 Comments: Engraved panel lines and flush riveting; highly detailed cockpit, bomb bay and wheel wells; includes full complement of...

Avro 504K

Avro 504K by MPC 1/72 scale Cost:  $9.00 Decals: One version Comments: Old mold; simple model of WWI British trainer History A development of A.V. Roe’s Series 500 racing aircraft, the Avro 504 was designed in 1913 and went into service with the Royal Flying...

Avro CF-100

Canada’s first and only indigenously-produced jet fighter, the CF-100 served in 9 NATO squadrons in its peak operational years from 1956-1962. On December 18, 1952, it was the first straight-winged jet aircraft to achieve controlled supersonic flight.

Avro CF-105 Arrow

Prior to its 1959 cancellation, the Avro Arrow was poised to vault Canada to pre-eminence as the nation with the most advanced fighter-interceptor in the world…

Avro C-102 Jetliner

Avro C-102 Jetliner by F-RSIN 1/144 scale Kit No.  FR14032 Cost: $48.99 Decals: One version Comments: Resin kit with white metal landing gear legs; limited run kit; engraved panel lines on control surfaces History Taking flight on August 10, 1949, the Avro Canada...

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