Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Curtiss JN4D "Jenny" Barnstormer Diorama by John Reid

Here is another great diorama by John Reid - the Model Airways Curtiss JN4D "Jenny". John has definitely set the standard when it comes to dioramas with Model Airways kits!

To view John's 1/16 Scale Jenny Barnstormer Diorama, click here.

Friday, January 27, 2012

Share YOUR modeling passion with someone today!

It is truly a great experience and privilege to share your passions with your children, loved ones, and friends. When was the last time you invited someone over, sat them down, and shared with them what you do for a hobby? If it's been a while, grab someone and share YOUR modeling passion today!

Monday, January 23, 2012

Dr.1: An Introduction to the Project

Model airways has contracted with me to develop a Fokker Dr.1 kit to add to the series that includes the Curtiss “Jenny”, the Sopwith “Camel”, the Newport 28, the Albatros D.Va and the Wright “Flyer”. I began design work on it in December 2011 and will finish it in early 2013. To explain how I came to get this contract, here is my story.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Nieuport 28 Diorama built by John Reid

If you're modeling aircraft and you haven't had the chance to check out the work of John Reid, I suggest you perform a search on his name! John has been modeling for a number of years and has done some astounding work!

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Look what we found hidden away...

When you run a business for 35+ years, sometimes things get hidden and/or misplaced. Take for instance this box of 36 Airfix F-84F Thunderstreak kits - they've been missing in action for years and magically appeared after rearranging some stuff. I think they make a nice addition to our Aircraft Closeout section!

Friday, January 13, 2012

Customer Service

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Sopwith Camel - built by Stephen Pasadis

Stephen Pasadis posted his picture and comments of his Sopwith Camel by Model Airways on our Facebook page - great job Stephen! We're looking forward to the results of your NEXT Model Airways kit build!

Friday, January 6, 2012

Scratch Built Sopwith Camel Seat by Bruce Julson

Want to take your Model Airways Sopwith Camel to the next level? Follow Bruce Julson's lead and scratch build a seat!

Bruce's comments: I am writing to thank you again for your decision to spare me additional expense! I also want to share something from the model Sopwith Camel project that I felt you might

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Albatros D.Va - built by Kevin Berkowitz

Check out the detailed build of the Albatros D. Va (by Model Airways) that won Kevin Berkowitz "Best of Show" at the 2005 Pegasus Model Society show in Northern Greece!

Kevin's comments: These are photos of my Model Airways Albatros 1/16th scale. It won the prize "Best of Show" at the 2005 show of the Pegasus Model Society of Northern Greece. That took place in Thessaloniki, Greece, where I live.