aircraft model kits and plans

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Aircraft Model Kits and Plans
Desktop Display Models
Diecast Aircraft Model Sites
Model Balloon Sites
Paper Airplane Sites
Airplane Model Decal Specialists

Other Modelling Resources


Aircraft Model Kits and Plans

  • Aeropoxy  Handcrafted, limited edition resin kits of Yugoslav military aircraft.

  • Association of Professional modelmakers 

  • Aircraft In Miniature Limited  1:72 cast resin and completely pre-cut vacform kits with injection moulded intakes and jet pipes, cast metal landing gear, etched brass parts, and high quality decals.

  • Airfix  Model kits.

  • Aircraft Model Kits and Plans   Creating professionally built scale model airplane replicas. Specializing in WWII military aircraft 1/32 and 1/48 scale our museum quality models have outstanding detail. Commissioned airplanes consider very specific construction that meets the requirements of my customers and include scale, specific markings, pilot, year, etc.

  • Airline Boutique  This on-line store for airline enthusiasts offers Herpa Wings, Gemini Jets, Long Prosper and Flight Miniatures airplane models.

  • Airline-Models  Airbus, ATR, Concorde, Caravelle, Boeing, DC-10, and MD-83 models made from resin injected ABS or solid cast polyurethane.

  •  Online shop of plastic scale aircraft / airplane model kits.

  • Airspotters  Over 1800 static aviation models and aviation items to browse.

  • AeroplaneModel   We stock die cast and mahogany aeroplanemodels and have a library of 39,000 aeroplane 3-views and 500,000 photos. We also stock electric Radio Control aeroplanes and helicopters.

  • Airplane Model Hobby Shop  Thousands of airplane models for sale.  Site is also a source for airline images and logos.

  • The Airplane Shop  Large selection of aircraft models, aviation videos, accessories, and gift items.

  • Atlantic Models  Poly-urethane models catered primarily to the commercial aviation market.  Producer of desk top sizes from the 1/200 to the 1/32 scales, large custom displays, mock ups, as well as models used in lab testing and litigation.  Featuring Atlantic Models, Gemini Jets, and Star Jets.

  • Aviation Model Airplanes and Aircrafts    Aviation Modelworks delivers model airplanes and model helicopters made only of the highest quality materials. The makers of premium quality model airplanes.

  • AWDiecast   International Suppliers of an expanding, wide range of high quality ready built diecast models and collectables. Rages include Corgi Aviation Archive, Gemini Jets, Gemini Aces, Dragon Wings, IXO Junior and many more.

  • Collect-Aire Models  Specializing in bringing to the modeler and collector the finest in rare, custom made unbuilt model kits of subject matter that is unlikely to be produced by other companies.

  • Classic Airplane Models  A site for the nostalgia buff who loves radial engine classic airplanes of the 30's and 40's.  Plans available for a number of aircraft.

  • Collectors Aircraft Models  Worldwide mail order service for aircraft models.  Mirror site.

  • Diverse Images  A range of scale pewter historic aircraft.

  • Domains Unlimited Aviation Hobby Shop  Military and commercial aircraft models, aviation model mailing list.

  • Free Model Airplane Plans  A free, user supported site.

  • Griffin Aerospace  A custom specialty model manufacturer.  One-of-a-kind models a specialty.

  • Hannants  International mail order of plastic model kits and accessories.

  • Herpa Miniaturmodelle GmbH  Manufacturer of miniature models.

  • Herpa Wing Fans  The private collection of two Herpa collectors.

  • HobbyTerra  This Ukrainian site offers plastic model kits from former-USSR manufacturers.

  • Minor General Aviation, Ltd.  MGA Ltd. specializes in the manufacturing and sales of Russian general aviation products, including desktop and radio controlled models.

  • Mister Kit  An italian aircraft kit specialist.

  • Model Airplane Superstore  Large selection of hand carved, hand painted mahogany model aircraft from the early days of aviation to the space age. Free shipping to the \'lower 48\'.

  • The Model Catalogue  Retailer of Revell, Airfix, and Humbrol plastic model kits and accessories, including 1:72 and 1:48 scale WWII era models.

  • Model Design Construction  Fine scale models, conversions, and accessories.  Worldwide mail order service.

  • Modelcraft  Manufacturer of scale plastic model kits.

  • Modelmasters Online  This resource for scale modelers includes aircraft models.

  • MPM Ltd.  Plastic model kits in various scales.

  • Netmodelshop UK plastic scale models  Resin, plaster, metal and plastic scale model kits from Aber, Academy, Dragon, Italeri, Friulmodel, Hasegawa, Elefant, ICM, Revell Tamiya, Verlinden, Zvezda, and others.

  • OzMods Scale Models  An Australian manufacturer and marketer of detailed scale model construction kits and conversion sets.

  • Pacific Coast Models  An importing/distributing company specializing in items of the Italian Air Force and Italian Army, as well as items dealing with the world's other military forces.

  • Paradigm Online Sales  Order models online.  Online catalog lists models by aircraft or airline.  Monthly specials.

  • Phoenix Model Company  A large selection of wood and plastic models in a variety of sizes.

  • Ryan's Aviation World  A shop offering scale models for sale, located in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada.

  •  Custom built space ship models and scale replicas including the Saturn V Rocket, Mercury, Gemini, Gemini Titan, Titan, Atlas, Redstone, Apollo, Lunar Module and other Space Ship Models.

  • S.T.O.R.M.  Miniature modelling site.

  • WarbirdColors  Authentic Colors For Your Large Scale Warbird

Desktop Display Models

  • Aiken's Airplanes  Large selection of die-cast metal and mahogany desktop models.  Also a large selection of aviation prints, kits and other aviation related collector and gift items.

  • Airborne Replicas  One of a kind original models hand carved from Philippine Mahogany and hand painted to your specifications.

  • Collectable Merchandise  High quality professional style models available by Atlantic, AHC Collection, and Desktop.  Also, custom made models.

  • All Wood Wings  Quality model airplanes handmade from kiln-dried Mahogany wood.  Beautifully detailed and lacquer-finished replicas of historical and modern aircraft.

  • Angeles Imports  Custom made solid wood aircraft models with free shipping.

  • Aviation Hobby Centers USA  Offering a huge selection of diecast, desktop and custom built models.  Many well known brands.

  • Aviation Models  Online store with desktop and diecast models.

  • Aviator Models  Hand carved wooden scale models of modern and World II military aircraft including signed copies

  • Bombay Aircraft Company  Fine custom mahogany model aircraft, hand-carved from Philippine mahogany.  Model airplanes and warplanes, built to small or large scale.

  • Eagle Brand Products  Handcrafted models of aircraft: sailplanes, motorgliders, warbirds, general aviation, helicopters and airships, others.  USA Representative for HpH Modeller's Club.

  • Exotic Woods, Ltd.  Offers hand-crafted Rosewood aviation models in a product line that includes over 70 fixed-wing and rotorcraft replicas, from WWII through modern-day models.

  • Flightline Aviation Collectibles  Hand carved models of Canadian military and civil aircraft, plus the book "Aircraft on Display in Canada."

  • FlyteLine Models  A manufactuer of crafted mahogany wood aircraft, and carrying hard to find airlines and aircraft.  All models come with a custom stand that includes airline logo and a brass plate with airline name and type aircraft.  Custom models also available.

  • itsmyairplane  Get an exact replica of your airplane with your paint scheme and your tail number.

  • Jakes Wooden Toys & Collectibles   Collectible Model Aircraft and Ships - Huge selection of hand crafted wooden model aircraft & ships. Free Shipping!

  • Julian Imports  Fine custom hand-carved mahogany aircraft models available on the Web.

  •  Over 1200 airplane models already assembled and ready for display.

  • Land and Sea Collection  A source for fine vintage aircraft models including German Fokkers, triplane, monoplane, D VII, Lindberg's Spirit of St. Louis, Sopwith Camel, regular and Giant Jenny, Giant Trideker, and more.

  • M.P. Levene of London Ltd  A family business of silversmiths, now in their fourth generation, based in central London.  One of their specialities is handmade scale models in sterling silver.  Models are made by hand specially to order, any size, any scale, based on plans and photographs.  See the SILVER SCALE MODELS section of the website.

  • Mastercraft Collections Model Planes and Ships brings you new and unique handcrafted model planes, model ships, model tanks, boats and helicopters made from a mahogany wood by Mastercraft.

  • Model Aces  Professionally built scale model airplane replicas.  Specializing in WWII military aircraft - 1/32 and 1/48 scale - these museum display quality models have outstanding detail.  All projects are researched for historic accuracy and built to specific pilots, era, markings and customizations.

  • Model Airplanes, Ships and Tanks Store   Store of model airplanes, model ships and model tanks. All planes, ships and tank models are new design made from a mahogany wood by Mastercraft. Scaled desktop wood models of planes, ships and tanks.

  • Motion Models  Large selection of custom and ready-made museum quality mahogany aircraft models.

  • P-51 Mustang  Detailed and historically accurate replicas in various scales of the P-51, all hand-made and built from the best plastic and resin accessories, providing meticulously detailed and historically accurate replicas of the Mustang.  The builder is a member of the IPMS (International Plastic Modelers Society).  Each aircraft is researched and an average of 20-25 hours is spent on each model.

  • Pacific Aircraft  Premium model airplanes using the finest materials available.  Historical, civilian, military, and commercial aircraft models for the collector and hobbiest.

  • Pacific Miniatures  A wide variety of models in various sizes: desktop, cut-away, exhibit models, and special projects.

  • Pilot's Station  Aircraft models hand-made of mahogany in the Philippines.

  • Scalecraft  Desktop models of aircraft from World Wars I and II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, as well as modern military, airline and commercial, general and business aviation, experimental and prototypes, historical, racing, helicopters, space and rockets.

  • Scale Model Airplanes  Beautiful, scale model Homebuilt, Civilian, Military, and Historical airplanes hand carved from select Philippine Mahogany and hand painted. True works of art, they show attention to detail and exacting craftsmanship. We can model your airplane.

  • Silent Thunder Models  Hundreds of museum quality desktop display airplane models, as well as, ships, submarines, military, commercial airlines, private aviation and NASA space models.  Custom models too.

  • Silver Aircraft Models  Solid Silver aircraft models cast in English Sterling Silver, hallmarked at the Birmingham Assay office.  Ideal as trophies or the ultimate aviation collectible.

  • Tamco Systems Inc.  High quality desktop models produced by AHC.  Fine Mohogany wood, finished bases and stands in 1:100 and 1:150 scale.  Other scales available.

  • Ultimate  Hand-carved Philippine mahogany model airplanes and warplanes.

Diecast Aircraft Model Sites

  • 400 Scale Hanger  A website about 1:400 scale die-cast aircraft models featuring reviews of different models, a new releases section, a place to submit your reviews, a monthly poll and a quiz.

  • Aiken's Airplanes  Large selection of die-cast metal and mahogany desktop models.  Also a large selection of aviation prints, kits and other aviation related collector and gift items.

  • Aviation Hobby Centers USA  Offering a huge selection of diecast, desktop and custom built models.  Many well known brands.

  • Diecast Airplane  Diecast airliners from Gemini Jets, Star Jets, and Dragon Wings; Diecast warbirds from Corgi, Motormax, Skywings, Air Command, Realtoy, Model Power, HotWings, and Dragon Wings Military.

  • Dragon Models Limited  Maker of Dragon Wings, 1:400 highly detailed diecast aircraft models.

  • The Flying Mule  Specializing in highly-detailed, historically accurate diecast model airplanes from Corgi, Dragon Models, Model Power and more.

  • Gemini Jets, Inc.  Maker of detailed, 1:400 scale diecast airliner replicas.

  • GMP Diecast  Accurately detailed die cast models, including a 1:35 P51 Mustang.

  • KSO Airline Models  Large selection of 1/200 and 1/400 scale die-caste metal models.  Featuring Gemini Jets, Skyline Models, Western Models, Aero Classics, Sovereign Models and Phoenix Models.  Online ordering available.

  • MicroWings - Aviation Hobby Store   We sell all kinds of aviation related items, such as scale models and DVD\'s.

  • On Mark International: The Authority In Die-Cast Replicas  O.M.I. is a distributor and producer of fine die-cast aviation replicas.  Eagles International, The Franklin Mint, Corgi, GMP, AeroArt, Model Power, Dragon Wings and more.

  •  Diecast aircraft models for sale, from WWI to present.

  • Schabak  Metal diecast aircraft models.

  • Scale Model Store Airplane models from the Herpa Wings collection.

  • Tristar Airplane World  A large selection of civil and military diecast airplanes.

  •  "The Ultimate Diecast Aircraft Website" with models, reviews, downloads, forum, FAQs, gallery, chat, links.

Model Balloon Sites

Paper Airplane Sites

  • Fiddler's Green  Downloadable paper models (.pdf) of airplanes.

  • Paper Airplanes  A paper plane enthusiast (and Guinness record holder) offers many interesting resources, including paper airplane aerodynamics, books, teaching resources, and airplanes you can fold.

  • Paper Models from  Highly detailed, state of the art military paper models in 1:32 and 1:72 scales.

Airplane Model Decal Specialists

  • Dutch Decal  A producer and designer of decalsheets for the aircraft modeller.

  • FlightDecs  A mail order hobby company that offers modellers a one-stop shopping site for military aircraft decals.

  • Tally Ho!  A supplier of quality decal sheets.

  • Tauro Model  Decals for model airplanes in various scales (1:72 - 1:48 - 1:32), principally of the Italian Air Force.  Also, plastic model kits in 1/48 scale, and resin aircraft in 1/72 scale.

Other Modelling Resources

  • Academy of Model Aeronautics  This model sport aviation organization offers information, competitions, programs, links to AMA Districts, SIG Web sites, related organizations, and other aeromodelling sites.

  • Aircraft Resource Center  An online webzine devoted to the art of model aircraft construction.  Walk around photos of real aircraft, reviews of kits and accessories.

  • The Aircraft Walkaround Center  This page is for model aircraft builders with a special interest in technical functions and detailing.  Photographic reference material, including a collection of photographic walkarounds, over 1800 links, and 1400 pictures covering 131 subjects.

  • Cocardes  French aviation modelling site.

  • The International Plastic Modelers Society (USA)  Member information, events, chapter directory, related information.

  • Kit Hobbyist  An information portal for the plastic model kit enthusiast: vendors and manufacturers, mail lists, features, clubs, events, message boards, books and magazines, resources, photo gallery.

  • Meteor Productions, Inc.  A huge catalog of products for scale plastic modeling enthusiasts.

  • Micro-Mark  Mail-order source for hard-to-find tools and supplies.

  • Revell Airbrushes Find tanning, art, and body detail Airbrush spray guns and additional supplies.

  • RollModels  An online catalog with kits, models, decals, accesories, etc.

  • Sailplanes Unlimited  Large scale sailplane information: product pages, articles and tips, and pilot reports, scale events calendar and scale flying news, online dictionary of German sailplane modeling terms, message board, scale classifieds.

  • Solid Model Memories 

  • TomToms Aviation and Scale Model Resources  Scale modelling info, photos, aircraft walkarounds, links.

  • Tools GS - Professional Precision Tools  A source for quality professional precision tools available for airplane model builders.

  • Wonderland Models  A UK express mail order service for model kits, die cast, R/C.