1/72 Amodel Hawker Fury, Captured Nationalist Markings

Words and Pictures by David Henyk If you want to have a Hawker Spanish Fury in your collection you have only one choice. Amodel offers this type in three versions, Yugoslav, Spanish and British. The kit represents typical Amodel quality, plastic parts with decent details fit well. I added a couple of details here and … More 1/72 Amodel Hawker Fury, Captured Nationalist Markings

1/35 Hobby Boss, Soviet Ba-6 Armored Car, Republican Forces, 1938

This is an unusual looking armored car and the mind boggles at the thought of the crew when that gun went off! This model is from Hobby Boss and comes with markings for a captured nationalist vehicle, however I have used some spare decals to show it in its original Republican use. The kits is … More 1/35 Hobby Boss, Soviet Ba-6 Armored Car, Republican Forces, 1938

1/72 Heller Focke Wulf Fw 56 Stösser, Republican Air Force, Carmoli, 1937

The Focke Wulf Fw 56 Stösser (Falcon) was used by the Republican air force as a trainer in the fighter school at Carmoli. Around six Fw-56’s were used here towards the end of 1937, being from a German manufacturer it is unusual to see them in Republican service. The planes were bought from the conflict … More 1/72 Heller Focke Wulf Fw 56 Stösser, Republican Air Force, Carmoli, 1937

1/32 Azur Polikarpov I-16 Type 10, Super Mosca

The Polikarpov I-16 gave the Republican Air Force a well needed boost with its arrival in 1937 (type 10). The nationalist forces were causing havoc with their new shipments of Bf 109’s and the I-16 levelled the field somewhat leaving the success of air battles down to the pilots. Supplied by the Soviets the type … More 1/32 Azur Polikarpov I-16 Type 10, Super Mosca

1/72 Special Hobby Lockheed 10a Electra, Spanish Nationalists

Words and pictures by Glenn Wilson   1/72 Special Hobby Lockheed 10a Electra, Spanish Nationalists    The twin-engined Electra was one of the most successful of the modern twins replacing the single-engined airliners (on safety grounds) As a general rule I am not very interested in civilian planes, but when Special Hobby brought out these two … More 1/72 Special Hobby Lockheed 10a Electra, Spanish Nationalists

1/72 Dekno (Resin) Vultee V.1A, Spanish Nationalists

Words and pictures by Glenn Wilson  1/72 Dekno (Resin) Vultee V.1A, Spanish Nationalists    The Nationalists captured four of these fast 8-seater airliners during delivery and used them as transports This Dekno kit was very badly moulded, probably having been removed from the moulds while still warm, with a lump of resin coming off and … More 1/72 Dekno (Resin) Vultee V.1A, Spanish Nationalists

1/72 Special Hobby Lockheed Orion 3D, Spanish Republic

Words and pictures by Glenn Wilson  1/72 Special Hobby Lockheed Orion 3D, Spanish Republic     This so recently state-of-the-art air-liner was quickly superceded by safer twin-engined planes, and were soon sold on to smaller airlines, and a few ended up in Spanish airlines, where they got requisitioned. One was painted bright red so it … More 1/72 Special Hobby Lockheed Orion 3D, Spanish Republic