Review: 1/48 Xuntong Tupolev Tu-2T Torpedo Bomber

The Soviet VVS has always been woefully underrepresented in the modeling world. While a new mold of the Bf 109 or Spitfire or Mustang seems to appear every few months, the aircraft that turned back the Nazi advance and won the Great Patriotic War get the shaft. Many subjects just aren’t covered at all, and…

Review: 1/72 Revell of Germany P-47D-30 Thunderbolt

I should preface this entire review with the caveat that 1/72 scale isn’t my thing. Excepting a small stash of 1/72 heavy bombers, my tastes run to 1/48 and 1/32 scale kits. So…Revell of Germany’s 1/72 Jug isn’t the type of kit I’d typically buy. But I’ve heard good things about it, and it’s cheap….

On the Bench: 1/48 Tamiya P-51B Mustang

The North American P-51B Mustang The North American P-51 Mustang is one of the great success stories of World War II, not only for its stellar combat record, but for its winning design, and its origins, which are a testament to American scrappiness. The P-51 was conceived when the RAF wanted more P-40s than Curtiss…