Tag Archives: old model kit

Double Your Deltas, Double Your Drag!

There has never been an era of fighter plane development in which the “need for speed” was more prevalent, more of a driving factor, than during the immediate post-WWII era and into the early/mid ’50s. At that time, speed records fell almost weekly, sometimes, daily, and creating fighters with ever higher performance was a point […]

(Nor)atlas Shrugged: You will too!

If there’s one thing Heller did well, it’s make kits of unique aircraft, especially French and Swedish ones. However, not all their kits are grand slams. Heller also made a line of tiny “cadet’ kits for beginners. One such kit is the awkwardly-scaled 1/170 Noratlas airlifter. It’s a pretty spartan little kit that’s now 50 […]

Hooked on Boardgamery

Here’s something new for the Lagoon; a helicopter! However, it’s not just any helicopter, it’s the KVZ 1/75 Mi-6 “Hook” from the early 1970’s! Get ready to go deep behind the Berlin Wall for this WarPac chestnut! It’s on the Out of Box Reviews page! Note: Some sources say this is the VEB Plasticart 1/87 […]

Pfeil under “F” for “FROG”

Digging through my stash, I came up with this golden oldie! Fire up the Wayback machine, because it’s time to take a look at an Out of Box Review for the FROG D0-335 Pfeil! This old kit is actually quite nice and very interesting, being the trainer version! Check it out!