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Friday,  Mar 29  2013 
ARC Armor was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Tolga ULGUR has done his usual spectacular job on his 1/48 Hasegawa Hawker Typhoon Mk.Ib.  Tolga dressed up the cockpit with parts from CMK and Ultracast and finished off the detailing with Ultracast exhausts.  His Typhoon was then given a flawless weathered paint job for an RAF machine.

Robert Serfőző is here from Hungary with his very colourful and eye catching 1/72 Italeri MiG-29.  This MiG-29 is wearing a special colour scheme for the Hungarian Air Force 60th anniversary.  This is a very complicated paint scheme, but Robert got his MiG-29 looking perfect.

Nick Williamson has done a wonderful job finishing and weathering his has 1/48 OH-58D Kiowa.  Nick really did capture the look of a Kiowa very well as you will see in his photos.  The attention he paid to the painting and weathering of his Kiowa makes it look very realistic.  Beautiful work Nick.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 F-18 Hornet: VMFA-142 Flying Gators, VMFA-312 Checkerboards decal sheet from Authentic Decals.

This decal sheet is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models


Here's a product article for the 1/48 F-14 Tomcat wheel bay set from AiresThis set is designed to fit the popular Hasegawa kit.


Thursday, Mar 28  2013 
Stephen Szrna has done an amazing job super detailing his 1/48 Kitty Hawk F-35B Lightning II.  Stephen used a variety of aftermarket parts including a cockpit set and exhaust, but it was Stephen's skilled work that turned his F-35 into this amazing model.  Enjoy all his photos.

Luis Caputo is here with his beautifully done 1/48 Czech Models T-34C-1 Turbo Mentor.  Luis finished his Mentor in the marking for a Argentine machine from the Falklands/Malvinas war.  Luis has included some interesting history on this particular aircraft.

Artur Oslizlo joins us with some photos of his stunning 1/48 Bilek Yak-23.  This is an OOB build, but the weathered bare metal finish is something you have to see......fantastic work Artur. 

Here's a product article for the 1/48 B8V20 Russian rocket launchers from Aerobonus


Floyd S. Werner, Jr. is here with a product article for the 1/48 Nakajima Ki-43 Part 1 decal sheet from Lifelike Decals.



Wednesday,   Mar 27  2013 
ARC Auto was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Sertac Bayar is here with his beautifully finished 1/72 Revell F-16B Nato Tiger Meet.  The markings on this Viper are for a Netherlands jet in Tiger Meet and NATO 50th Anniversary jet.  Beautiful work Sertac.

Frederic Cottin has done a wonderful job 1/48 Azur LOIRE-NIEUPORT LN-411.  Frederic dropped the flaps and added scratchbuilt internal structure to the flaps and then finished it as a French Navy dive bomber during July of 1940. 

Massimo Busolini has done an amazing job on his 1/48 Hasegawa A-4M Skyhawk.  Massimo added parts from Eduard and True Details and then a careful weathering job and full weapons load for a colorful jet from the Vietnam War era..

Here's a product article for the 1/72 P-47 Thunderbolt Engine from QuickBoost.

This detail set is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Slingsby Kirby Cadet Mk.I model kit from Czech Master Resin - CMR Models.  This model kit has markings for 2 different aircraft.


Tuesday,   Mar 26  2013 

Bangladesh Independence and National Day

I've added something special to the ARC homepage.....in the very top right corner is a selection of previously seen articles from the ARC gallery section. 7 days a week I will put a new selection of these older articles up for you to enjoy. So even on the weekends you will find different articles each day to enjoy.

Waldemar Pupar starts today with his 1/48 Tamiya Me Bf 109E-4/7 trop.  Waldemar built his 109 out of the box, but the real appeal is the wonderful desert camo that really makes this model look fantastic.

Sinang Aribowo has done a fantastic job on his very attractive 1/48 Trumpeter MiG-21 F-13 AURI F-2170.  All the markings were done with custom painting masks for a jet with the Republik Indonesia Air Force.  I do love the colourful markings on this MiG-21.

Shawn "phantom Weiler is here to make all you all smile with photos of his recently completed 1/48 Academy CH-113 Voyageur.  Shawn got the SAR decals from Canmilair and he has included a photo of his large and ever growing Canadian chopper collection which is very cool to see.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 P-47 7.5 inch Dry Transfer Tail Codes from Hobby Decal.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 MiG-29A Correction kit for Revell kit from Zactomodels.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 SEPECAT Jaguar GR1/GR3 Pitot Tube & Angle Of Attack probe from Master.



Monday,    Mar 25  2013 

Greece Independence Day

Royal Navy - Sea Mosquito first carrier  landings (1944)

ARC Armor was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Giannis Doxas has done an extreme amount of super detailing on his 1/48 Hasegawa RF-104G Starfighter.  Giannis used  a combination of aftermarket sets from Aires,  CMK and Victory Production along with his own highly skilled scratchbuilding skills.  Then his model was finished in a flawless and very realistic weathered finish with Hellenic Air Force markings from Icarus Decals.  I love those Greek jets.

Christos Tourlis is here to mark the Greek Independence Day with his very well done 1/72 Revell Horten IX/Go-229.  Christos improved the detailing with  set from Airwaves and then finished it off with a flawless looking paint job.

George Athanasiadis is here to honor the Greek Independence Day 1/48 Kinetic F-5A Aegean Freedom Fighter with his amazing well done.  George has finished his Hellenic F-5 in the very attractive and heavily weathered Aegean Blue scheme.  I love the look of this Greek Freedom Fighter. 

Christos Tourlis joins us today with this beautifully done 1/72 Revell Fw 190A8.   Christos  finished it as a fighter from the final months of WW2.  Christos added photo etch seat belts from Airwaves to dress up the cockpit.  Nicely done Christos, have a great holiday today. 

Here's a product article for the 1/72 Rafale C photo etch detail set from Eduard Model Accessories This set is designed for the Tamiya kit.

This detail set is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models.


Zoltan Pocza is here with a product article for the Boeing 747-100 (N93117) - Trans World Airlines / United States of America print from Deployment Productions.

20% off of any products for every ACTIVE, registered ARC community members!


Here's a product article for the 1/72 British Harrier Gr. 5 Correct Nose from QuickBoostThis set is designed for the Hasegawa kit.


Saturday,   Mar 23  2013 

Pakistan Day 

Friday,  Mar 22  2013 
ARC Armor was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Todd Pearson has done an amazing job finishing his 1/72 Hasegawa F-104S Starfighter.  Todd finished his Starfighter as an Italian jet with the correct weapons load and then used a variety of weathering techniques to get a very realistic look.  And thankfully he explains all these weathering techniques in his article. 

Robert Serfőző has been very busy modifying his 1/72 Revell Bf-109F4 into a very accurate Hungarian 109 in Hungarian colours.  The scratchbuilt changes made to this 109 by Robert are many and he carefully explains all the changes in his article.  You will be impressed at all the work he did on his fighter.

Göran Nilsson Söderholm has taken the older 1/72 A-Model Sukoj Su-9 and turned it into a stunning example of this classic jet complete with a multi-shaded bare metal finish.  Göran's Su-9 looks fantastic and I know you will enjoy the photos.   

Here's a product article for the 1/48 HH-60H Rescue Hawk Pacific Fleet decal sheet from Authentic Decals.  This decal sheet  includes markings for 8 different 1/48 US NAVY SH-60F Ocean Hawk HH-60H Rescue Hawk's with the Pacific Fleet.

This detail set is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models.



Thursday, Mar 21  2013 

Namibia Independence Day

Chile - Anniversary of the Chilean Air Force

Chris Parsons gets today's update started today with his 1/48 Kinetic Grumman (turbine) Tracker.  I was impresses to see his finished his tracker in the markings for Republic of China (Taiwan) Navy.

Polly Singh has some very interesting history in his 1/72 Revell MiG 21 F 13 article.  Polly finished his MiG 21 in Indian Air Force markings and Polly tells some of the history of the MiG 21 in Indian service.  Polly also tells about meeting a Hero of the Soviet Union test Pilot Col General Stepan Mikoyan. 

Fernando Torre is here with his beautiful looking 1/72 Airfix Spad VII.  Fern built his Spad out of the box and finished it in the markings for   Spad VII S254 ''le vieux Charles'' flown by Ace Georges Guynemer during the First World War.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 C-27J Spartan in International Service decal sheet from Linden Hill Decals.  This  decal sheet  features the 8 different C-27J Spartan and includes markings for 5 different countries including the USA, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Mexico and Morocco. 


Here's a product article for the 1/72 F6F Hellcat Engine from QuickBoost This engine is designed for the Academy kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Commonwealth CA-25 Winjeel model kit from Czech Master Resin - CMR Models.  This model kit has markings for 2 different aircraft.



Wednesday,   Mar 20  2013 

Tunisia National Day

ARC Auto was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Burçin Emren starts today with his sharp looking 1/48 Italeri Tornado.  Burçin added a Tiald pod to his Desert Storm posed in an in-flight pose complete with a full weapons load and beautifully done weathering and markings that include a sharks mouth.

Waldemar Pupar has done a marvelous job building and finishing his 1/48 Tamiya Supermarine Spitfire Mk. Vb.  Waldemar chose the markings for a Spitfire flown by a Sqd Ldr of 303 Polish Squadron in the RAF.

Jessica Cooper did a beautiful job building and finishing her 1/144 Airfix 737-200.  This is an older kit that Jessica finished in the colourful livery of Aloha Airlines.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 109G-10 Correction Parts from QuickBoostThese parts are designed for the Revell kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Su-27 intake correction set from Zactomodels.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 M197 three-barrelled rotary 20mm cannon from Master.  This 20mm cannon is used on the used on AH-1 Cobra.



Tuesday,    Mar 19   2013 
Fuad Pashayev is here with his stunning looking 1/72 Fine Molds Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien.  Fuad added Eduard photo etch to the cockpit and dressed up the landing gear with brake lines and drilled out the machine gun barrels.  WOW...I love the look of this Ki-61.

Gerd Wilcken has got all the details and weathering looking very realistic on his 1/144 Dragon F/A-18E Super Hornet.  This amazing looking little jet is finished in markings for commander's aircraft of the famous VFA-143 "Pukin Dogs".

Bill Dedig has been busy adding extra detail to his 1/48 Karaya Ansaldo A.1 Balilla and then turning this resin kit into a eye popping example of this Polish bi-plane.  I really love the job Bill did on his Ansaldo A.1 Balilla.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 AIM-9M Missile Dry Transfer Stencils from Hobby Decal.


Alexey Sulla is here with a product article for the 1/72 German aerial torpedo Lt.F5w (Italian torpedo type W) from NorthstarmodelsThis torpedo is also available in 1/48 scale.


Floyd S. Werner, Jr. is here with a product article for the 1/48 Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa Part 1 decal sheet from Lifelike DecalsThis decal sheet includes 5 different aircraft.



Monday,   Mar 18  2013 

  Çanakkale Victory Anniversary 2013 

ARC Armor was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Dragan Cvetic had a wild ride building his 1/72 Az Models MiG-17F due to fit issues.  But in the end, he got it all together and even rescribed some panels lines before finishing it off in a very cool looking Egyptian camo scheme.  I love the look of this MiG-17.

Gerd Wilcken is here with a very unique plane from a little known African war from the 1960's.  The story behind this 1/72 Revell Havard T-6/T-6C is included in his article and is a fascinating read and the model is an even bigger treat to see.  Sit back and enjoy the photo of a model from a country that never won it's war of independence.

Shawn "phantom" Weiler is here with his 157th Phantom here on ARC...157!!!!....WOW!!! This is Shawn's 1/48 Hasegawa RF-4C in the very cool looking markings of a jet with the Alabama ANG.  Very nicely done Shawn.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 MiG-15 Fagot interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis pre-painted cockpit set is designed for the Airfix kit.

This detail set is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models


Zoltan Pocza is here with a product article for the Boeing 747-100 (N93105) - Trans World Airlines / United States of America print from Deployment Productions.

20% off of any products for every ACTIVE, registered ARC community members!


Here's a product article for the 1/72 P-47 Thunderbolt Engine from QuickBoost.  This engine is loaded with detail and is designed to fit the Revell kit.



Sunday,  Mar 17  2013 

Ireland - St. Patrick's Day

Friday,  Mar 15  2013 
ARC Armor was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Carmel J Attard has taken the older 1/72 Pioneer 2 Sukhoi Su-15T and dressed it up with plenty of Pavla Models resin sets.  This greatly improved the accuracy and detail of the Pioneer 2 kit and Carmel tells all his little tricks he used to improve this kit.  The attractive camo scheme was found in a Begamot decal sheet.


Eugene Tan has done a wonderful job on his out of the box build of the 1/48 Tamiya P-51D Mustang.  This bare metal Mustang is finished in the markings of the famous American Ace Chuck Yeager's Glamorous Glen III.  Very nicely done Eugene....the bare metal finish looks perfect.


Moises Ballester has been busy doing a full weathering job to his tiny 1/144 Revell Dasault Rafale M.  This Rafale looks very realistic with it's amazing weathering job....I am very impressed with what Moises has done with his 1/144 Rafale M.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 E-2C Hawkeye / Hawkeye 2000 decal sheet from Authentic Decals.  This decal sheet includes markings for 6 different 1/48 E-2C Hawkeye / Hawkeye 2000 from the Atlantic Fleet.  The 6 aircraft all include colorful markings and big colorful tail markings.  There is 2 different sharks mouth for the engine nacelles.  One aircraft has artwork of the American flag flowing in the wind from the nose back.  

This detail set is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models


Floyd S. Werner, Jr. is here with a product article for the 1/72 Hawker Hurricane Part 1 decal sheet from Lifelike DecalsThis decal sheet includes markings for 4 different Hurricanes.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Pearl Harbor Defenders decal sheet from Starfighter Decals.  This decal sheet includes markings for 7 different US aircraft that participated in the defense of Pearl Harbor, or attempted to strike back. Markings for 2 P-40Bs, 2 P-36s, an F4F-3A, PBY-5, and SBD-3 included. 



Thursday, Mar 14  2013 
ARC Auto was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Robert Serfőző has done plenty of extra work on his 1/72 Academy Sopwith Camel.  Robert did quite a bit of added scratchbuilding and he explains all the finer details in his article.

Dragan Cvetic has been very busy adding scratchbuilt details to his 1/72 Zvezda Su-25KM Scorpion.  Dragan scratchbuilt a cockpit that was dressed up with a resin K-36 seat plus scratchbuilt antennas and the pitot tubes.  This will be a great addition to his 2008 Georgia War collection.

Carmel J Attard is here with something you won't see anywhere else.  This is his 1/72 Hasegawa Neptune P2V-5F which is an early version of the Neptune that was created with plenty of parts from a variety of sources.  There is no doubt about it....the finished model looks first rate.

Alexey Sulla is here with a product article for the 1/144 Soviet/Russian Self-propelled ladder from Northstarmodels.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Hütter H-17 4 model kit from Czech Master Resin - CMR ModelsThis model kit has markings for 5 different aircraft. 


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Me-163A Komet armament set MG 151 barrel tips & Pitot Tube from Master.



Wednesday,   Mar 13  2013 
I have loaded all the IPMS shows to the ARC homepage...on the right hand side further down.  If you have a show in 2013 that is not on that list....send me the city/state/country...date of show and website URL with more info for that show.  E-mail the info to me at submissions@arcair.com

Todd Pearson gets things started today with his sharp looking 1/72 AZ Models MiG-17F Fresco C.  Todd dressed up the cockpit detail with a Pavla ejection seat and a scratchbuilt and intake cover.  With the excellent weathering job his MiG-17 looks perfect.

Eduard Boxem is here with his two 1/48 Gallery Models H-34 US Marines & Navy Rescue.  Eduard has a high opinion of these kits and as you can see in his photos, they both turned out looking first class.

Polly Singh is here with something very special today.  This is his 1/72 Frog/Novo Gloster Javelin finished off as an RAF machine that visited India in the 1960's.  Polly gave it a full weapons load and finished it with Model Alliance decals. 

Here's a product article for the 1/72 C-47 Dakota Engines from QuickBoostThis engine is designed for the Esci/Revell kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Iranian F-14 Ali-Cat Dry Transfer/Decals from Hobby Decal.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Su-27 Nosecone correction kit from ZactomodelsThis is designed for the Trumpeter kit.



Tuesday,   Mar 12  2013 

Mauritius Independence Day

Sorry there was no update today.....my kids are on spring break from school....so there is plenty going on around home.

Monday,    Mar 11  2013 

Lithuania Independence Day

Train bombings in Spain 2004

ARC Armor was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

S K Loh has done a first class job on his special Luftwaffe 1/144 Academy F-4F Phantom.  SK scratch built the forward slats, added the pitot tube and antennas as well as the reinforced rib for the drop tanks and then finished this Phantom in retirement ceremony markings..

Carlos Ogaki is here with his sharp looking 1/48 Tamiya P-51B Mustang.   Carlos gave his Mustang a multi-shaded bare metal finish for added realism.  The finished model looks perfect in every way. 

Justin has been busy building his 1/72 ICM MiG-25PD.  Justin found the fit of this kit to be less than perfect, but there is no denying how good it looks once he added the decals from Begemot with full stenciling.  This is one sharp looking MiG-25.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 J 35Ö Draken interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis pre-painted photo etch set is designed for the Hasegawa kit.


Zoltan Pocza is here with a product article for the F-16C Fighting Falcon 56th FW, 310th FS, LF/90-722 / 2007 print from Deployment Productions.  

20% off of any products for every ACTIVE, registered ARC community members!


Here's a product article for the 1/48 The Rook - Global Su-25s Part 3 decal sheet from Linden Hill Decals.  This decal sheet features 9 different Su-25's from 9 different countries including the Armenia, Azerbaijan, Congo (DRC), Ivory Coast, Gambia, Iraq, Kazakhstan and Russia (Tajikistan) and Sudan and includes a wonderful variety of camo schemes.



Friday,  Mar 8  2013 
ARC Armor was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Carlos Escobar has done a wonderful job custom painting his 1/48 Esci Bell 206 Jet Ranger III.  The Red/White/Blue/Pink paint scheme looks excellent and really adds life to this Swiss chopper.

Vorya Hidaryan as done a fabulous job  finishing his 1/72 Italeri MiG-29UB.  This is an Iranian MiG and Vorya has also included a photos of his Iranian F-14 Tomcat.

Scott Vomacka has done a stunning job using Bare Metal Foil to finsih his 1/48 Academy P-47D Thunderbolt.  Scott added a resin seat and aluminum tubing for the guns and finished off his multi-shaded bare metal P-47 with some great markings from Superscale decals.  Excellent looking P-47 Scott.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 Lavochkin LaGG-3 decal sheet from Authentic Decals.  This decal sheet includes markings for 16 different 1/48 Lavochkin LaGG-3.

This decal sheet is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Gloster Gamecock Mk.I model kit from Czech Master Resin - CMR Models.  


Here's a product article for the 1/48 The Rook - Global Su-25s Part 2 decal sheet from Linden Hill Decals.  This new decal sheet is part 2 in their series dedicated to the Su-25 around the world.  This decal sheet features 9 different Su-25's from 7 different countries including the Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Iran, Russia, USSR, Macedonia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan is a wonderful variety of camo schemes.  These are the camo schemes that really stand out on a model show table.



Thursday, Mar 7  2013 
Bill Schurr starts today with his 1/48 Academy F-4B.  Bill improved his Phantom with the Aires cockpit and afterburner sets then added scratchbuilt detail to the Martin Baker MK5 seats.  Once all the detail was looking exceptional, Bill finished off his F-4 with colorful markings from the Furballs and just the perfect amount of weathering.

Sertac Bayar has done a marvelous job building and finishing his 1/72 Italeri C-47 Dakota.  Once Sertac got all the details looking perfect he chose a great looking paint scheme with Turkish Air Force markings.

Kees Kuyper is here with his latest NESA lunar vehicle.  This particular vehicle is a Lunar exploration vehicle complete with a lab and crane.  Very creative Kees...keep them coming.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 German Gunsights REVI C/12D 6pcs from QuickBoost.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 USN at Midway 3-7 June 1942 decal sheet from Starfighter Decals.  This new decal sheet includes markings for 14 different aircraft that flew during the battle: F4F-4 Wildcats, SBD-3 Dauntless, TBD-1 Devastators, PBY-5A Catalina, and SOC-1 Seagull.



Wednesday,   Mar 6  2013 

Ghana Independence Day

ARC Auto was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Erkin Bora is here with a very nicely done and well detailed 1/48 Academy MIG-29A.  This attractive jet is wearing the markings for the Azerbaijan AF wiht a great looking camo scheme.  Erkin added some aftermarket detail goodies from Quickboost and Master to further improve the detail on his already great looking MiG.

Shawn "phantom" Weiler has chosen a very sharp looking paint scheme for his 1/48 Academy CH-113.  Shawn used detail items from Belcher Bits and Eduard and he offers some helpful advice in his article if you want to build a CH-113 in 1/48 scale.  Beautiful work Shawn.

Burt Gustafson is here with his wonderful looking 1/48 HobbyBoss F3H-2 Demon all decked out in it's colorful markings.  This is a challenging kit in some areas, but in Burt's skilled hands you can see it builds into an exceptional model. 

Here's a product article for the 1/72 AV-8B Harrier Open Airbrakes from QuickBoostThis set is designed for the Hasegawa kit.

This detail set is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Su-27 Canopy kit from Zactomodels.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 German aircraft machine gun MG 15 from Master.



Tuesday,    Mar 5  2013 

Spitfire - Maiden flight of Spitfire in 1936

Mark L. Rossmann starts today with two of his Mustangs in 506th FG / 462nd FS Colors.  Marks tells the stories of these late War Mustangs and some excellent history of the 462nd and the 506th in the final year of war against the Japanese.  Both Mustangs look first class and the history in this article is fascinating to read.  Well done Mark.....thanks for sharing.

Ulysses Almeida got everything looking perfect on his 1/48 Italeri Mirage F1M.  Ulysses  modified some of the details to make his model more accurate.  The markings are for a Spanish jet with Tiger Stripes from a sheet from Albatros decals.  The finished model looks excellent in every photo. 

Norman Gruss is here with his perfect looking1/48 Eduard MiG-21 MF wearing German Democratic Republic markings.  Norman added plenty of aftermarket items as well as plenty of scratchbuilt detailing and finished it all off with great weathering.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 F/A-18E/F Dry Transfer Stencils from Hobby Decal.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Supermarine Spitfire Part 4 decal sheet from Lifelike DecalsThis decal sheet has markings for 4 different spitfires.

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Alexey Sulla is here with a product article for the 1/72 Fw.190 main landing gear covers photo etch set from Northstarmodels.



Monday,    Mar 4  2013
ARC Armor was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Michael Scarola has done quite a bit of modifying to get his 1/144 Revell Space Shuttle Stack - STS-133 - Discovery to look much more accurate and realistic.  The list of changes Michael made to his shuttle model is extensive and he is kind enough to detail them in his article.  I know you'll love to see the photos of Michaels completed Shuttle model complete with all the weathering and amazingly well done painting.

David Waples has done a stellar job on his 1/48 Tamiya F4U-1 Corsair.  David added seatbelts and got all the painting and weathering inside and out looking perfect.  The markings are for VMF-214 "The Black Sheep Squadron" from the PTO during WW2.  Check out the cockpit photos and the weathering on the exterior of this model...everything looks perfect.

Jean-Charles Goddet has done quite a bit of research to be able to accurately build his 1/72 Hasegawa McDonnel Douglas F-4G Phantom II.  Jean-Charles built his Wild Weasel Phantom as it appeared during OPperation Desert Storm back in 1991 and he tells about all the tiny details that he changed to make this a much more accurate and very impressive model.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 Mi-24V Hind interior interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model Accessories.

This detail set is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models.


Zoltan Pocza is here with a product article for the F-14A Tomcat VF-84 Jolly Rogers, AJ200 / 162688 / 1987 print from Deployment Productions.

20% off of any products for every ACTIVE, registered ARC community members!


Here's a product article for the 1/72 C-47 Dakota Engines from QuickBoostThis engine is designed to fit the Esci/Revell kit.



Sunday,   Mar 3  2013 

Bulgaria National Day

Morocco National Day

Friday,  Mar 1  2013 

Wales - St David's Day

ARC Armor was updated today - drop by and check it out.  Show everyone your models on the ARC sites.

Matthew Stahlecker has got everything looking perfect in his 1/48 Hasegawa Bf-109 G-6 “Marga” Rot 13 Diorama.  His 109 is enhanced with an Aires cockpit set and a perfect paint job and then finished it all off with this amazing diorama scheme.  I know you'll enjoy seeing the photos of this one.

Scott Vomacka has been very busy using bare metal foil to finish his 1/48 Academy F-86F Sabre.  This is a time consuming process, but as you will see in his photos....the finished model looks exceptional and the brightly colored markings look fantastic.

Carlos Escobar is here with his award winning 1/72 Hobby Boss UH-34A ChocTaw.  Carlos dressed up the detail in the interior and then proceeded to give it the look of a chopper left in long term storage out in the elements.  Absolutely amazing work Carlos.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 Junkers Ju-88A-4 decal sheet from Authentic Decals.  This decal sheet includes markings for 12 different 1/72 Junkers Ju-88A-4's.

This detail set is available directly from Sprue Brothers Models.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Aero C-4/Aero C-104 model kit from Czech Master Resin - CMR Models This model kit contains markings for 4 different aircraft.



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