Amazing fighter collection
Superb craftsmanship is the key to Brian James' award-winning World War II and early jet fighters.
Trumpeter's big new Thunderchief
By Larry Schramm
It's big and sleek like a jet fighter ought to be - and now you can model it in 1/32 scale.
Airbrush roundup, part one
By Matthew Usher
Sooner or later you'll want one, but with so many available, which one is right for you? Here's our guide to entry-level airbrushes.
Build a bigger Jagdtiger
By Doug Groom
Basic scratchbuilding converts Tamiya's big 1/16 scale Tiger into a tank-destroying cat of a different stripe.
From Futura to Batmobile
By Dan Thompson
Holy plastic conversions! Turn Revell's Lincoln Futura into the TV Batmobile, just like George Barris did with the original.
Big, beautiful Memphis Belle
By Louis Armour
Combine two Revell-Monogram kits into a museum-quality 1/48 scale replica of the most famous B-17 of all.
Superdetailed WWII ambulance
By Michael D. Bedard
See how a master armor modeler turned a crude Peerless-Max Dodge ambulance kit into a 1/35 scale showpiece
FineScale Modeler, 2004, January