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SH-3H Sea King
Mainstay among naval helicopters for decades, Sikorsky's Sea King is the subject of a Hasegawa 1/48 scale kit - and it's this issue's lead Workbench Review. Randy Fields built the model and wrote the review; FSM's Chris Becker shot the photo.
Monogram's 1/72 scale B-52D
Number 19 in THE CLASSIC KITS series
International Color and Camouflage
SIOP scheme B-52C/D/G/H Stratofortress
Portfolio: George Luhrs' miniature steam and gas engines
These scratchbuilt replicas work like the originals
Modeling with a magnetic jig
This attractive work surface keeps things straight and square
Detailing a 1/32 scale Nieuport 17
Simple improvements to Hobbycraft Canada's classic sesquiplane
Photoetching brass detail parts at home
This step-by-step process produces quality parts
Kitbashing a late-production StuG III in 1/35 scale
A half dozen kits add up to a super Sturmgeschutz
Scratchbuilding a Hispano-Suiza 20 mm gun
Putting a "technical" knockout punch in your 1/25 scale pickup
From the Editor
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
New Kit Report
Tips and Techniques
Hobby Shop Directory
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