• Kit Reviews
“Quick Peeks” and full-build reviews for almost 3 dozen new kits.
• Frank Cuden’s 1/48-scale Canadian Silver Star
This electronic warrior is based on the Fox 3 correction set. The fully-illustrated step-by-step assembly is supplemented by Geoff Hays’ comprehensive, illustrated explanation of T-33 production blocks and the first installment of Jack Morris’ color profiles on the T-33.
• Richard Staszak’s XB-47D turboprop conversion
The model is based on the 1/72-scale Hasegawa B-47E and the article includes scale working drawings and a concise, illustrated history of this unique airplane.
• Chris Savaglio museum-quality, 1/24-scale Contact Resine Hansa-Brandenburg “Star-Strutter.”
Chris showcases his simple, effective technique for simulating varnished wood on plastic with oils.
• Carl Knable’s award-winning, 1/72-scale, natural-metal USAF F-86H
Carl also uses the new Special Hobby kit to create a camouflaged US Navy flight test bird.