Kit Review Archives

Reviews in reverse chronological order. Click the image to open the review (all reviews are PDF documents)

2017 Kit Reviews

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Feb Minicraft P-3C Orion 2016-oct-pb4y-review-thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/72

2016 Kit Reviews

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Nov Minicraft PB4Y-1 Liberator 2016-oct-pb4y-review-thumbnail Charlie Scardon 1/72
Nov Thundercals P-47 Data Decals 2016-nov-tcals-review-thumbnail Norris Graser 1/48
Oct Flagship Models 13″ Civil War Mortar 2016-oct-mortar-review-thumbnail Glenn Estry 1/32
Sep Airfix Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I 2016-sep-defiant-review-thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Jun Airfix De Havilland Comet 4B 2016-june-comet-thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/144
Jan Revell Nike Hercules 2016_Jan_Nike_Hercules_thumbnail Mark Murray 1/40

2015 Kit Reviews

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Nov Tamiya Chieftan Mk.5 MBT Chieftan_thumbnail Mark Murray 1/35
Oct Airfix Spitfire B-737 NT-43A 2015_Oct_NT-43A_thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/144
Jul Airfix Spitfire MkXII 2015 July Spitfire Mike Hanlon 1/48
Jun Tamiya P-51B Mustang 2015 Jun P-51B review Mike Hanlon 1/48
Mar Minicraft KC-135E 2015_Mar_KC-135E_thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/144
Jan Pegasus Nautilus Nautilus 1501 review thumbnail Glenn Estry 1/144

2014 Kit Reviews

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Nov Academy F-14A Tomcat Tomcat 1411 review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/72
Nov Eduard Fokker Eindecker Eindecker 1411 review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Oct Tamiya Republic P-47 Thunderbolt_Mate 1410 review thumbnail Ed Mate 1/48
Oct Tamiya P-47D Bubbletop Thunderbolt_Hanlon 1410 review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Aug Academy Titanic Titanic 1408 review thumbnail Bryant Dunbar 1/700
Aug Monogram Airacobra P-39 Airacobra 1408 review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/48
Jul Roden Grumman OV-1D Mohawk Mohawk 1407 review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Jul Minicraft Rockwell B-1A Strategic Bomber BOne 1407 review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/144
Mar Tamiya A6M1 Aichi Seiran Seiran 1403 review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Mar Airfix Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.2B Buccaneer 1403 review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/72
Feb Revell F-117 Stealth Fighter Stealth 1402 review thumbnail Mark Murray 1/48
Feb Fine Molds Me-109 G-6 Me109 1402 review thumbnail Bryant Dunbar 1/72

2013 Kit Reviews

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Dec Hobbyboss F4F-4 Wildcat Wildcat 1312 review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/72
Dec Hasegawa Spitfire IXc Spitfire 1312 review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Jul Airfix Spitfire Mark 22 Spitfire 1307 review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Jul Academy F8F-1 Bearcat Bearcat 1307 review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/48
Mar Revell FW-200 Condor Condor 1303 review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/72
Jan Tamiya Mustangs Mustang 1301 review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48

2012 Kit Reviews

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Oct Hasegawa P-40 E/K Superscale Decals P40 1210 review thumbnail Norris Graser 1/48
Oct Tamiya P-47 Razorback P47 1210 review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/72
Sep Tamiya Dewoitine d.520 Dewoitine 1209 review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Sep Classic Airframes Brewster Model 239 Brewster 239 1209 review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/48
Sep Hobby Boss F9F-2 Panther Panther 1209 review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/72
Jul Thundercals 48-001 and 48-002 PTO Thundercals 1207 review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Jul Eduard F6F-3 Hellcat  Hellcat 1206 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/72
May Revell PV-1 Ventura Ventura 1205 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
May Revell Curtis P-40B and Tamiya Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero Warhawk-Zero 1205 Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/48
Mar Tamiya M4 Sherman Tank Sherman 1203 Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/48
Mar Tamiya Aichi D3A1 Val Val 1203 Review thumbnail Pat Westerberg 1/50
Jan Thundercals 48-002 PTO Part 2 Thundercals 1201 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Jan Hobbyboss AH-64D Longbow Apache Apache 1201 Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/72

2011 Kit Reviews

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Oct Monogram Ju 87G-1 Stuka 2011_Oct_Stuka Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/48
Sep Eduard Yak-3 2011 Sep Yak3 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Aug Hobbycraft Airacomet 2011_Aug_Airacomet Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/48
Aug Hasegawa FW-190D-9 2011_Aug_FW190 Review thumbnail Doug Barbier 1/32
Jun Anigrand Convair YB-60 2011_Jun_YB60 Review thumbnail Bryant Dunbar 1/144
Jun Hasegawa Bf109-G6 2011_Jun_Bf109G Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Mar Minicraft Pan Am DC-4 2011_Mar_DC4 Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/144

2010 Kit Reviews

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Dec Hobby Boss F4F-1 Wildcat Wildcat 1012 Review thumbnail Patrick Westerberg 1/72
Oct Revell 737 to P-8 Poseidon Conversion Poseidon 1010 Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/144
Aug Hasegawa FW-190D-9 “Yellow Tail” FW190 1008 Review thumbnail Bryant Dunbar 1/72
Jul Tamiya FW190D-9 FW190 1007 Review thumbnail Doug Barbier 1/48
Jun Czech Model Ryan FR-1 Fireball Fireball 1006 Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/48
Apr Monogram AC-47 AC47 1004 Review thumbnail Doug Barbier 1/48
Mar ProModeler A-26K Counter-Invader Conversion Invader 1003 Review thumbnail Doug Barbier 1/48
Feb Tamiya Dewoitine D.520 D520 1002 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Jan Hasegawa P40-N Hasegawa_P-40N_thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Jan Academy F-86 vs Tamiya MiG-15 F-86_vs_MiG-15_thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48

2009 Kit Reviews

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Nov Accurate Miniatures F3F-2 F3F2 0911 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Oct Czech Models Bell XP-77 XP77 0910 Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/48
Sep Tamiya F4F-4 Wildcat 0909 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Jun Tamiya F4U-1D Corsair 0906 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
May Hasegawa F-104C Starfighter 0905 Review thumbnail Norris Graser 1/48
Apr Classic Airframes J4F-1/2 Widgeon Widgeon 0904 Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/48
Apr Special Hobby SPAD VII Spad 0904 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Feb Tamiya Spitfire MK.V Spitfire 0902 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/72
Jan Academy Minicraft B-52H B52H 0901 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/144

2008 Kit Reviews

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Oct Dragon P-61 Black Widow Black Widow 0810 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/72
Sep Tamiya A-1H Skyraider MiG Killer Skyraider 0809 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Aug Tamiya P-51B Mustang Mustang 0808 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Jul Monogram F-102 Delta Dagger Dagger 0807 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Jun Revell RAAF 737-X00 Conversion RAAF 737 0806 Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/144
May Accurate Miniatures P-51A Mustang Mustang 0805 Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/48
May Hasegawa Mike Titre’s P-47D Thunderbolt 0805 Review thumbnail Tim Dunavin 1/32
Apr Roden S.E.5a SE5a 0804 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Mar Minicraft Lockheed PV-1 Gunship Ventura 0803 Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/72
Feb Italeri V-22 Osprey Osprey 0802 Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/72
Feb Hobbycraft TV-2 TV2 0802 Review thumbnail Walt Fink 1/48

2007 Kit Reviews

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Oct Tamiya Me109E-4/7 Me109E 0710 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Sep Hasegawa Hurricane Hurricane 0709 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Aug Hasegawa F-4J Phantom II Phantom 0708 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Jun Hasegawa P-2V Neptune Neptune 0706 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/72
May Classic Airframes Hawker Sea Hawk Sea Hawk 0705 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Apr Hasegawa P400/P39 P400 0704 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Mar Revell Germany Sikorsky SH-34J Conversion SH34 0703 Review thumbnail Clarence Guenther 1/48
Feb Hasegawa Harrier Harrier 0702 Review thumbnail Mark Soppet 1/72
Feb Tamiya P-51D Mustang Mustang 0702 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Jan Revell P-2V Neptune Fire Bomber Conversion Neptune 0701 Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/72
Jan Tamiya P-47D Wicked Wabbit Thunderbolt 0701 Review thumbnail Norris Graser 1/48

2006 Kit Reviews

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Sep Tamiya P-47M Thunderbolt 0609 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Aug Hasegawa Ju-87B-2 Stuka Stuka 0608 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Jul Eduard Nieuport 17 Nieuport 0607 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
May Revell F-102A Delta Dagger Dagger 0605 Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/48
May Esci S-3A Viking Viking 0605 Review thumbnail Tom Curda 1/48
Apr HobbyCraft/ Academy F8F-1/1B Bearcat Bearcat 0604 Review thumbnail Norris Graser 1/48
Feb Hasegawa F-106A Delta Dart F106A 0602 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/72
Feb Tamiya P-47D Razorback Thunderbolt 0602 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Jan Academy B-58 Hustler Hustler 0601 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/144
Jan Revell E-2C Hawkeye Hawkeye 0601 Review thumbnail Mark Soppet 1/144

2005 Kit Reviews

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Nov Revell / Monogram SU-22 Frogfoot Frogfoot 0511 Review thumbnail Norris Graser 1/48
Sep Revell Germany BV322 Wiking Viking 0509 Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/72
Aug Haegawa P-40E P40E 0508 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Jul Revell F-15D Eagle Eagle 0507 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/72
Apr Trumpeter J-10 “Chinese New Fighter” Dagger 0504 Review thumbnail Mark Soppet 1/72
Mar Tamiya F-4F Martlet V Martlet 0503 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Feb Accurate Minitures B-25C/D Mitchell 0502 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Feb Monogram F100D Super Sabre Super Sabre 0502 Review thumbnail Paul Gasiorowski 1/48

2004 Kit Reviews

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Oct Fujimi F-4C Skyhawk Skyhawk 0410 Review thumbnail Paul Hackmann 1/48
Oct Hobbycraft B-47E B47E 0410 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/144
Aug Hasegawa Beaufighter Beaufighter 0408 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/72
Jul Hasegawa Aichi D3A1 Type 99 Model 11 (VAL) Val 0407 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Jun Hasegawa UH-1H “Medivac Huey” Huey 0406 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/72
Apr Airfix Boeing 727-100 Conversion 727 0404 Review thumbnail Paul Hackmann 1/144
Apr Airfix McDonnell-Douglas DC-9 Conversion DC9 0404 Review thumbnail Paul Hackmann 1/144
Mar Tamiya P-47D “Bubble Top” Thunderbolt 0403 Review thumbnail Steven Kumamoto 1/48
Feb Esci S-3 Viking Viking 0402 Review thumbnail Jon Chuck 1/48
Jan Hasegawa P-38L Lightning 0401 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Jan Monogram P-61 Black Widow Black Widow 0401 Review thumbnail Mark Soppet 1/48

2003 Kit Reviews

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Dec Eduard P-39/P-400 P400 0312 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Nov Tamiya Fairey Swordfish Swordfish 0311 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Nov Minicraft DC-3 DC3 0311 Review thumbnail Paul Hackmann 1/144
Oct Hobbycraft Sopwith Camel Sopwith Camel 0310 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/32
Oct Tamiya P-51D Mustang 0310 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Aug Hobbycraft “Flying Tigers” P-40 Flying Tiger 0308 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Jul Minicraft Electra L-188 Electra 0307 Review thumbnail Paul Hackmann 1/144
Jul Airfix Strikemaster Strikemaster 0307 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/72
Jun Airfix 727 & DC-9 727, DC9 0306 Review thumbnail Paul Hackmann 1/144
May Hasegawa F-104C Starfighter Starfighter 0305 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Apr Painting Aircraft Camouflage Patterns Camouflage 0304 Review thumbnail Dick Smith
Mar F4F-3 Wildcat Conversion Wildcat 0303 Review thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Feb Airfix English Electric Lightning Mks. F.1A, 3 and 6 Lightning 0302 Review thumbnail Dick Smith 1/72
Feb Monogram F-16C Falcon 0302 Review thumbnail Mark Soppet 1/72
Jan Hasegawa Messerschmitt BF109E3/4 Bf109E 0301 Review thumbnail Scott Olsen 1/32

2002 Kit Reviews

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Nov Tamiya Do335 “Pfeil” Do335 no 1 top of reviewt Bryant Dunbar 1/48
Oct Monogram F-105 Thunderchief F105 0210 Review thumbnail Bryant Dunbar 1/48
Oct Tamiya “Rufe” Floatplane Rufe 0210 Review thumbnail Mark Murray 1/48
Aug Hasegawa Hawker Typhoon Mk.1B Typhoon_0208_Review_thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Aug Hobbycraft B-36D B-36_0208_Review_thumbnail Pat Hawkey 1/144
Aug Hasegawa Hawker Hurricane Mark Ia Hurricane_0208_Review_thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Aug ProModeler SB2C-4 Helldiver Helldiver_0208_Review_thumbnail Doug Barbier 1/48
Jul Hasegawa Macchi 202 “Folgore” Folgore_0207_Review_thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
May AMtech Ta-183 “Huckebein” Huckebein_0205_Review_thumbnail Bryant Dunbar 1/48
May Hasegawa Messerschmitt Bf-109G-6 Me109_0205_Review_thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Apr Hasegawa Hurricane Mk 1 Hurricane_0204_Review_thumbnail Paul Hackmann 1/72
Apr Revell Panther F9F-4/5 Panther_0204_Review_thumbnail Norris Graser 1/48
Apr Monogram ZZ Top “Eliminator” 1933 Ford ZZTop_0204_Review_thumbnail Steve Berner 1/24
Mar Hobby Craft Hawker Sea Fury Sea_Fury_0203_Review_thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Mar Revell F-89C Scorpion Scorpion_0203_Review_thumbnail Norris Graser 1/48
Feb Hasegawa F-86 Sabre Sabre_0202_Review_thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Jan Revell F-84E ThunderJet Thunderjet_0201_Review_thumbnail Norris Graser 1/48
Jan Hasegawa F-4E Phantom_0201_Review_thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48

2001 Kit Reviews

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Nov Hasegawa Nakajima B5N2 “Kate” Kate_0111_Review_thumbnail Dick Smith 1/48
Oct Fujimi A-4E Skyhawk Skyhawk_0110_Review_thumbnail Paul Hackmann 1/72
Sep Eduard Fokker E.V Fokker_0109_Review_thumbnail Charlie Scardon 1/72
Aug Hasegawa Messerschmitt bf-109E3 Me109E_0108_Review_thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
Aug Hasegawa Fw190D-9 FW190D-9_0108_Review_thumbnail Paul Hackmann 1/72
Jul Esci S-3A Viking Viking_0107_Review_thumbnail Tom Curda 1/48
Jul Hasegawa >P-51D “Miss Marilyn” P-51D_0107_Review_thumbnail Mark Murray 1/48
Jun Hasegawa Mitsubishi Zero Model 22 Zero_0106_Review_thumbnail Doug Barbier 1/48
Jun Tamiya Focke Wulf 190D-9 FW190D_0106_Review_thumbnail Mike Hanlon 1/48
May MH-53J Pave Low conversion ch53_0105_Review_thumbnail Phil Smith 1/48
May Revell F-86 Dog Sabre F86_0105_Review_thumbnail Norris Graser 1/48

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