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MODELING TECHNIQUES /
MODELING TOOLS, TECHNIQUES, DOCUMENTATION, REFERENCES

Applied Modeling Encyclopedia Aircraft.

$24.95

Applied Modelling Encyclopedia Airplane.
This comprehensive guide to building model airplane includes topics such as tools, applying photo-etched and resin details, masking, painting, weathering, and more. With thousands of full-color photos, every method is illustrated with projects shown in progressive stages throughout the build and in meticulous detail. An excellent and highly inspirational source book for beginners and advanced modelers alike! 200 pgs., 81/2"x 11", sfbd.
 

Modeler's Technical Guide
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$19.95

Modeler's Technical Guide
Provides the latest techniques for the advanced modeler. The special emphasis on finishing and painting includes sections such as airbrush painting, masking, special effects, weathering, super-detailing and more. All includes a product guide (referenced products available through Historic Aviation) and reference section. Beautifully illustrated with expert samples covering each area of discussion. 160 pgs., 512"x 81/2", spiral bound.
         

Scale Aircraft Drawings Vol. 1

$17.95

Scale Airplane Drawings Vol. 1
43 plan sets. Each contains incredibly detailed scale 3- and multiple-view drawings of popular WWI airplane. Albatros, Curtis, de Havilland, Spitfire and others from Model Airplane News Magazine. Great to look at, and perfect for model building. History, internal details and markings. 81/2"x 11", sfbd
 

Scale Aircraft Drawings Vol. 2

$17.95

Scale Airplane Drawings Vol. 2
37 plan sets. A collection of the best WWII Warbird plans from Model Airplane News. Includes the B-17, B-29, B-24, Catalina, Spitfire and more. You also get background photos and specs, plus a section on WWII color, markings, insignia designations - with date period. 148 pgs., 81/2"x 11", sfbd.
         

Basic Aviation Modelling

$17.95

Basic Aviation Modelling
Scutts. Develop your confidence in the art of making model airplanes from kits with expert guidance from modelling guru Jerry Scutts. Working with readily available kits, Scutts shows you the do’s and don’ts of modelling with an emphasis on the common difficulties with which you might be faced. Specially commissioned photos take you through each state step-by-step. 64 pgs., color illustrations, 73/4"x 1012", sfbd.
 

Advanced Aviation Modelling

$17.95

Advanced Aviation Modelling
Scutts. Turn your basic kit into a showstopper with expert guidance from modelling guru Jerry Scutts. Working with the MiG-27, the A-10 and the WWI Roland C11 Walfisch, Scutts shows you how, with patience and care, these and other models can be super detailed in every way. 64 pgs., color illustrations, 73/4"x 101/2", sfbd.
         

Modelling Postwar Military AC

$17.95

Modelling Postwar Military AC
The multi-role jet airplane dominates postwar military aviation. This book looks at military jets from the F-86 Sabre of the Korean War through to the Tornados and F-18s of today, with a careful examination of the key issues associated with accurate detailing, markings and camouflage schemes. 64 pgs., 140 color illustrations, 73/4"x 101/2", sfbd.
 

Scale Aircraft Modelling
$29.95

Scale Airplane Modelling
Stanton. Starting with the basics, you'll get the essential skills and techniques needed to build a scale model airplane that will make you proud. Concentrating on plastic kits, this book also looks at how to improve your model or create a different version by using special plastic, resin and metal components. Topics include: Tools, Construction & Painting Tips, Biplane Rigging, Detailing, Weathering, Advanced Techniques, and more. 176 pgs., 200 color photos, 71/2"x 91/2", sfbd.

Military Vehicle Modelling

$29.95

Military Vehicle Modelling
Greenwood. Starting with the basics, you'll get the essential skills and techniques needed to build a scale model that will make you proud. Concentrating on plastic kits, this book also looks at how to improve your model or create a different version by using special plastic, resin and metal components. Topics include: Tools, Construction & Painting Tips, Building a Diorama, Detailing, Weathering, Advanced Techniques, and more. 192 pgs., 200 color photos, 71/2"x 91/2", sfbd.
 

How to Build Model Airplanes
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$24.95

How to Build Model Airplanes
An Interactive Guide to Plastic Modelling. This CD-ROM is an interactive guide to plastic model building that teaches everything from the basics to techniques used by professionals. Includes a section on answers to commonly asked questions, and runs on either Windows or Macintosh computers. Does more than a book alone can.
         

Airplane Knife & Tool Set

$39.95

Airplane Knife & Tool Set
This 14-piece set includes the highest quality knives, blades and tools essential for constructing or repairing models. Set includes a light duty knife, needle nose pliers with side cutter, sharp pointed tweezers, curve pointed tweezers, swivel head screwdriver, large plastic clamp, small plastic clamp, snap blade knife, sanding stick, two needle files and three assorted knife blades - all packaged in a wood chest for easy access and convenient storage.
 

Model Aircraft Refill Set

$9.95

Model Airplane Refill Set
High quality water wash-up, certified non-toxic paints for modelers. These Testors acrylics feature superb flow and leveling qualities and result in a high gloss finish beyond compare. Set includes nine colors and mixing tray, and is suitable for use with sprayers and airbrushes.
         

Kit Building Supply Set

$7.95

Kit Building Supply Set
For kit building, the right tools make a real difference. This set includes a hobby knife, three brushes, five gluing tips, five sanding films and a drop cloth.
 

Acrylic Aircraft Finishing Set

$7.95

Acrylic Airplane Finishing Set
Give your kits a more realistic look. You get seven paint colors (4 shades of gray, camouflage tan, camouflage green and insignia white), three brushes and a mixing tray.
         

US WWII Interior Aircraft Colours

$9.95

US WWII Interior Airplane Colours
For the ultimate in interior realism in your plastic model kits, these paints are the answer! Includes eight non-toxic, water wash-up colors; paintbrush and tray.
 

Airbrush Painting Techniques

$17.95

Airbrush Painting Techniques
Scutts. Airbrush painting is one of the skills in the modeler's arsenal tha tbecomes more important as the models worked on become more sophisticated. This book explains the many ways in which airbrushes can be used, with precise simple language and easy to follow instructions. A wide variet o fmodels are shown being given realistic paint jobs, including the all- important weathering techniques. 64 pgs., 100+ color illustrations, 73/4"x 1012", sfbd.
         

Non-toxic Plastic Kit Cement

$1.19

Non-toxic Plastic Kit Cement
Don't forget the cement to put together your plastic kits! It's non-toxic and made specifically for the kinds of kits sold here.
 

Single Action Airbrush System

$39.95

Single Action Airbrush System
This airbrush system can be used for general spraying as well as fine detail work. Features lightweight construction, quick color change, and easy to adjust controls. Set is complete out of the box and includes one single-action external-mix airbrush, one detailing needle, one general spraying needle, one 28mm bottle, one 33mm bottle, one open mix plastic bottle, one adapter to fit either propellant can or compressor, one can of propellant, and one instructional video.
         

How to Build & Modify Resin

$19.95

How to Build & Modify Resin
Model Airplane Kits
Marmo. Resin model kits and conversions allow modelers to build nearly any airplane, no matter how unusual - but resin does require different techniques and materials. In this book, you'll learn how to work with resin to build highly detailed models. Topics include what resin is and how it's made, construction techniques, tools, scale jumping and model math, resin and bare metal, conversions, and much more. 132 pgs., 150 color photos, 81/2"x 11", sfbd.
 

On Miniature Wings - Model Aircraft of the National Air and Space Museum.
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$34.95

On Miniature Wings - Model Airplane of the National Air and Space Museum.
Dietz. Every year, more than eight million people marvel at the range of models on exhibit at the NASM. But most of the 3,000 models are hidden away in the museum's research and storage areas. Now, this lavishly illustrated book will take you on a guided tour of the collection's highlights. It's a fact-filled introduction to the marvelous miniature world of aeromodelling. 180 pgs., 155 color photos and illustrations, 11"x 11", hdbd.
         

The Master Scratch Builders

$39.95

The Master Scratch Builders
Alcorn, Lee & Cooke. Explains advanced airplane modelling techniques in a readable, thorough manner, and includes many "how-to" photos and line drawings. Also included are superb portraits of over thirty scratch built models. Hundreds of B&W and color photos, 144 pgs., 81/2"x 11", sfbd.
 

Scratch Built!

$24.95

Scratch Built!
Alcorn, Lee & Cooke. Explains advanced airplane modelling techniques in a readable, thorough manner, and includes many "how-to" photos and line drawings. Also included are superb portraits of over thirty scratch built models. Hundreds of B&W and color photos, 144 pgs., 81/2"x 11",sfbd.
         

Remembering Revell Model Kits

$29.95

Remembering Revell Model Kits
Graham. Revisit the plastic model kits produced by Revell from the 1950s through the 1970s. Hundreds of photos capture many of the kits in scales from 1/16 to 1/72, including the USS Missouri, the Polaris Nuclear Submarine, the B-17, the X-15, and the Saturn V. Also meet the kit designers and the box-art artists. An index of the model kits lists all of the models produced, their variations, and their current values in the secondary market. 176 pgs., 544 color photos, 81/2"x 11", sfbd.
 

Airfix

$24.95

Airfix
Celebrating 50 Years of the Greatest Plastic Kits in the World. Ward. This gloriously illustrated, large-format volume celebrates 50 years of Airfix plastic modelling kits. Hundreds of superb color photos show all the obscure and highly collectible kits, as well as the best sellers, with illustrations of packaging, box art, advertisements, and a mass of period ephemera. The lively text charts the rise, fall, and rise again of Airfix models. Packed with color photos of every model Airfix ever built, this is for anyone who has ever stuck their fingers together with model cement or watched as an Airfix Messerschmitt plummeted to its fiery end from a bedroom window. 208 pgs., 300 color photos and illustrations, 81/2"x 11", sfbd.
         

Creating Space - The Story of the Space Age through Models.

$29.95

Creating Space - The Story of the Space Age through Models.
Irvine. From the advent of the "space race" with the V-2 rocket of WWII to the International Space Station and the future, this book presents a complete chronicle of space vehicles, side by side with pictures and details of models that depict the multitude of airplane and spacecraft developed throughout the world. 352 pgs., 550 color and B&W photographs, and listings for 250 modelling subjects and 300 model manufacturers. 7"x 10", sfbd.

 

R/C Radio Controlled Airplane Building Techs.

$17.95

R/C Radio Controlled Airplane Building Techs.
Randolph. Over 100 great "How-To" building and finishing techniques with step-by-step photos and illustrations. Tips on making tools, jigs, CG locations, building wings, motor mounts, mufflers, control linkages, testing components, landing gear, etc. Very easy to follow. 140 pgs., 81/2"x 11", sfbd.
         

Rubber Powered Model Airplanes

$14.95

Rubber Powered Model Airplanes
Ross This comprehensive building and flying basics plus advanced design-your-own instruction book features line drawings and detailed photos to give you the tools and teach you the techniques that will result in light, sturdy model airplanes. Book includes plans for all-balsa and stick and tissue models, as well as many techniques that simplify construction, add strength and reduce weight. 168pgs., over 140 B&W photos, illustrations and tables, sfbd.
 

Flying Models

$19.95

Flying Models
Rubber, CO-2, Electric & Micro Radio Control. Ross. Companion book to Rubber Powered Model Airplanes featuring explanations and graphics that break complex processes into simple steps allowing anyone to become a better than average builder, flyer, and competitor. Book leads you from simple tools and techniques right through to "state of the art" materials that will enhance your model's appearance and increase flight time. 240 pgs., over 180 B&W photos, drawings and tables, sfbd.
         

Basics of Ship Modeling - The Illustrated Guide.

$19.95

Basics of Ship Modelling - The Illustrated Guide.
Ashey. Hundreds of step-by-step photos guide you from basic assembly techniques through painting and weathering, detailing, masking, and display of your model ships. Now you can develop even the most expert skills! 112 pgs., 25 color and 400 B&W photos, 81/4"x 103/4", sfbd.
 

Building Model Warships of the Iron and Steel Era

$36.95

Building Model Warships of the Iron and Steel Era
Beisheim. From ironclads to the largest American carrier, this heavily illustrated volume presents a wealth of information on modelling warships. Each chapter is written by an expert who examines the challenges of re-creating scale replicas from static miniatures to large-scale working models. The practical information, research tips, and illustrations make this a must-have reference tool. 144 pgs., 142 photos, line drawings, 8"x 10", hdbd.