Contributor-Funded Kit Reviews – Round 2 Winner

Voting’s wrapped on Round 2, and the winner is… Kinetic’s new-tool 1/48 F/A-18C Hornet! Ultimately, this round came down to the Hornet and the Bronco P-40C, with Hasegawa’s 1/32 A6M5c and Kinetic’s Super Etendard running a distant race for third. The Hornet held off the P-40C, though, winning 159 votes to 127 and 33% of…

Building Kinetic’s 1/48 F-5B Freedom Fighter

It’s been a while since I’ve done any kind of build log on here, so I decided it might be worth revisiting a few past builds to walk through the process and various encounters along the way. In 2015, I was asked to build Kinetic’s F-5B Freedom Fighter for Model Aircraft magazine. I know Kinetic…