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Volume 8, 2004

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11 issues, 50 articles

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December 2004

From Model to Kit - Scratchbuilding IAe-33 Pulqui II
Ricardo Dacoba tells the story of his first kit release.

Cromwell Mk. IV
Tamiya tank expertly finished by Anders Lindgren.

Avro Rota in Detail
The most successful autogyro of all time scrutinized by Kai-Mikael Jää-Aro and Martin Waligorski.

One-Of-A-Kind - 1/72 Airfix Henschel Hs 123
Building a 35-year old kit can also be fun. By Mark Davies.

Modeller's Guide to Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Variants - Radial Engine Versions (Part II)
A continuation of last month's reference feature covers ground attack and fighter-bomber versions of this famous aircraft. By Joe Baugher.


November 2004

Camouflage & Markings - Fighters of the Romanian Air Force
The story of Romanian fighter force told by Doru Sicoe, with artwork of Bogdan Patrascu.

A Duck of All Work - Italeri 1/35 DUKW
Normandy beach veteran modelled by Bengt Johansson.

Don't Be Afraid of Raised Panel Lines - Heller's Me 262B Night Fighter in 1/72 Scale
Webmaster's blast from the past.

1/72 Airfix Savoia Marchetti SM.79 Sparviero
Another Italian trimotor by Mark Davies

Modeller's Guide to Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Variants - Radial Engine Versions (Part I)
A complement to last month's walkaround, this feature provides a detailed reference to fighter versions of this famous aircraft. By Joe Baugher.


October 2004

Argentinean Dagger - The IAI Mirage V Dagger from the Falklands War
A beautiful 1/48 resin conversion of Heller's Mirage III performed by Ricardo Dacoba.

Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-8 in Detail (Revisited)
Yes we have covered this subject before, but this all-new walkaround is the most solid piece of photographic reference we have ever made. By Martin Waligorski.

Tech Tips - Good to Know About Superglue
How cayanoacrylate glue works and what it is best used for. By Johan "Hugis" Hugogård.

I Can't Resist French Aircraft!
1/72 Breguet Br 27 from Azur built by Mark Davies


September 2004

Mr. Urbanowicz and his Hurricane
Personal mount of a famous Polish fighter ace modelled and described by Tomasz Gronczewski.

VK 30.02 Panther Prototype
The first-ever Panther built by Markus Mohlin, described by Martin Waligorski.

Piper Cherokee Arrow in Detail
Kai-Mikael Jää-Aro examines this thoroughly civilian aircraft.

Airfix Fouga Magister
Mark Davies builds an Airfix kit of Fouga's unusual jet trainer.


August 2004

Watch My Form - Dressing Up Eduard's Profipack P-40N
Some impressive superdetailing by Szymon Grzywocz.

Payback at Peleliu
Martin Waligorski presents this dramatic vignette by Andreas Herbst.

Tech Tips: Rigging a World War I Aircraft
Bob Laskodi explains three different techniques of rigging biplanes.

Camouflage & Markings: Early Focke-Wulf Fw 190s
In-depth analysis of two 74/75/76 schemes for this famous fighter. By Tomasz Gronczewski.

June/July 2004

Adventure in Weathered Metal - Academy 1/72 Republic P-47D Thunderbolt
Your webmaster builds models too. By Martin Waligorski.

Renault UE Pak 3,7cm
An unofficial marriage of French tankette and German gun. Model by Bengt Johansson.

The Handsome Lansen - Converting Heller Saab J 32A to J 32B All-Weather Interceptor
Mark Davies brings the aged Heller kit to new heights.

Saab's First Fighter - 1:72 Saab J 21 is Another Old Gem From Heller
Mark Davies presents another trusty favourite kit.

Knight Templar 1250
A 54mm figure from Elite Miniatures built and painted by Magnus Löfqvist.


May 2004

In Berlin Camouflage
Tamiya Chieftain Mk. 5 finished in the striking in Cold War livery by Marco Antonio Vaiano Jr.

Super Corsair
Special Hobby 1/72 Goodyear F2G-2 built and described by Mark Davies.

Tech Tips: Using Chalk-Based Pastels and Blending Sticks
Charles Metz describes a forgiving, easy method of accentuating panel lines.

Camouflage & Markings: Interior Colours of US Aircraft, 1941-45 (Part III)
Martin Waligorski concludes this reference series with an overview of US Navy aircraft types.

Tiger II Befehlspanzer
Toni Canfora's Tamiya Tiger II described by Martin Waligorski.

Savoia Marchetti S.M. 81 Pipistrello
Mark Davies enjoys building older kits - and it shows.


April 2004

Special April update: IPMS Open 2004

IPMS Open 2004 Virtual Tour
The extensive photo report from this year's Swedish IPMS Nationals.


March 2004

Tamiya 1/48th P-47D Thunderbolt - Almost Out of the Box
Anders Isaksson's invites you to his new tutorial in effective weathering. 

Tech Tips: Casting Model Parts in Metal - A Way to Stronger Models
Resin is a good material for casting model parts, but on certain occasions you would prefer the strength of metal. Frank Spahr tells you how.

SdKfz 232
Marcus Mohlin builds the large and ungainly, but very effective reconnaissance vehicle of the German army.

The Pink Panther X-15
You may have been modelling too long if you see pink elephants, but not if you see a pink X-15! By Barry Davidoff.

Modeller's Guide to World Speed Record X-15 Experimental Aircraft
The plane behind the Mach 6.7 World Speed Record described by Barry Davidoff.


February 2004

Mediterranean Seabat 
The award-winning 1/72 Sikorsky H-34 (HSS-1N) Seabat in Italian Navy colours modelled by Sebastiano Tringali. 

Camouflage & Markings: Interior Colours of US Aircraft, 1941-45 (Part II)
Part II of this excessive reference feature covers interior finishes of USAAC and Air Force types. By Martin Waligorski.

Tech Tips: Using Microballoons and Superglue for Filling Seams in Plastic Models
Charles Metz shares his technique to simplify filling with superglue.

Simplicity itself
Tamiya Messerschmitt Bf 109E in 1/72 scale is one of the best yet simplest plastic kits to build. By Kuba Plewka.

Desert Challenger
Mattias Linde builds Challenger tank of the First Gulf War .

M26 Armored Tank Recovery Vehicle
Tamiya's flagship kit built and finished by Marco Antonio Vaiano Jr.

January 2004

Camouflage & Markings: Interior Colours of US Aircraft, 1941-45 (Part I)
The first part of the reference series on this less-documented subject. By Martin Waligorski. 

Marmon Herrington Mk. II
Öken-Erik Ahlström's adventure in resin and scratchbuilding. Beware the smell of resin dust!

Waiting for Assistance
Academy M113 turned into a presentable out-of-the-box diorama in the hands of Bengt Johansson.

Tech Tips: Digital Montage Photography
Peter Allen describes how to put your aircraft models into the air - using simple digital imagery.

Thunderbolt to the Rescue
A War-Weary Thunderbolt turned into an air sea rescue machine by Björn Bäcklund.

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