Top 9 1/48 Scale Model Aircraft – Airplane Model Kits

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1. TAMIYA

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Tamiya Models A-10 Thunderbolt II Model Kit

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TAMIYA #ad - Kit includes pilot figure and ejection seat. Decals and painting reference for 5 USAF aircraft. 1/48 scale Aircraft.
BrandTAMIYA #ad
ManufacturerMMD Holdings, LLC #ad
Height3.66 Inches
Length13.33 Inches
Weight1.15 Pounds
Width14.37 Inches
Part Number61028
ModelTM61028
WarrantyNo Warranty

2. TAMIYA

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Tamiya Models Mcdonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle Model Kit

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TAMIYA #ad - This kit includes 3 external fuel tanks. 1/48 scale Aircraft. Includes apg-63 radar system in removable front nose section.
BrandTAMIYA #ad
ManufacturerMMD Holdings, LLC #ad
Height4.6 Inches
Length15.93 Inches
Weight0.66 Pounds
Width10.7 Inches
Part Number61029
ModelTM61029
WarrantyNo Warranty

3. Airfix

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Airfix Gloster Meteor F8 1:48 Military Aviation Plastic Model Kit A09182

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Airfix #ad - Skill level: 3. Humbrol paints needed to complete the plane liveries are listed on the outside of the box. Number of Parts: 165. Paints and glue need to be purchased separately. Painting and assembly required. Being a slightly larger scale, 1:48 allows modelers to add those intricate details that is absent from smaller scales. Skill level: Intermediate.
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ManufacturerHornby #ad
Height3.5 Inches
Length9.5 Inches
Weight1.27 Pounds
Width11.5 Inches
Part NumberA09182
ModelA09182
Warranty90 Day Warranty Against Manufacturer Defects

4. TAMIYA

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Inc 1/48 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I, TAM61119, TAMIYA America

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TAMIYA #ad - Photo-etched parts are included to recreate radiator, gun sight, oil cooler, seatbelt components and more!. I variants. Can be assembled to recreate many of the extensive Spitfire Mk. Skill level: Advanced. Separate parts are used to recreate main landing gear and horizontal stabilizers. Comes with 1 figure depicting a seated pilot. Points of interest include superb detailing in areas such as the cockpit and panel lines.
BrandTAMIYA #ad
ManufacturerTamiya #ad
Height2 Inches
Length14 Inches
Weight0.62 Pounds
Width8 Inches
Part NumberTAM61119
ModelTAM61119

5. Revell

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Revell F-15C Eagle Plastic Model Kit

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Revell #ad - The kit features sidewinder and Sparrow missiles plus long range drop tank and optional open nose cone to show radar equipment. This model kit is recommended for ages 12 years and up. Required paint, glue, and tools are sold separately. Add the superior f-15c to your model collection with this challenging 89-piece build. Special decals for oregon aNG, 173rd Fighter Wing, 75th Anniversary are included. This 1: 48 scale kit is molded in light gray and clear.
BrandRevell #ad
ManufacturerRevell #ad
Height4.88 Inches
Length12 Inches
Weight0.03 Pounds
Width10.63 Inches
Part Number85-5870
Model85-5870
WarrantyReplace missing or damaged pieces

6. TAMIYA

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TAM61098, TAMIYA America, Inc 1/48 Lockheed F-16CJ Block 50

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TAMIYA #ad - One pilot figure included and can be depicted with either standard or JHMCS flight helmet. 1/48 scale Aircraft. Detailed markings for 3 aircraft, including the 5th Air Force commander's aircraft stationed at Misawa airbase in 2005. Tamiya america, inc 1/48 lockheed f-16cj block 50, TAM61098.
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ManufacturerTamiya #ad
Height2.9 Inches
Length13.8 Inches
Weight1.06 Pounds
Width7.9 Inches
Part NumberTAM61098
ModelTM61098
WarrantyNo Warranty

7. Hasegawa

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Hasegawa 1/48 P-40E Warhawk

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Hasegawa #ad - Rated as the best P-40E Warhawk kit available. Decals for 2 different versions. Rotating propeller. 109 pieces. Illustrated assembly instructions.
BrandHasegawa #ad
ManufacturerUnited Model, Inc. #ad
Height7.63 Inches
Length2.13 Inches
Weight0.65 Pounds
Width13.5 Inches
Part NumberHAJT86
ModelHSGS9086
WarrantyUpon Request

8. ICM

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ICM 1/48 Scale C18S, American Passenger Aircraft, WWII American Aircraft Model Building Kit # 48185

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ICM #ad - This model kit might require assembly and painting. This is not a toy. Skill level 3. Decals included for extra detail and realism. Illustrated assembly instructions and painting scheme included. Cement, tools and paint are not included. Parts are plastic textured to resemble other materials. Highly detailed. Contains small parts, recommended for ages 14 & up.
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ManufacturerICM #ad
Part NumberICM48185

9. TAMIYA

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Tamiya Models Mitsubishi A6M3 Zero Fighter Model Kit

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TAMIYA #ad - Product type: Non Riding Toy Vehicle. Package Quantity: 1. Package dimensions: 4. 8 cms l x 19. 1 cms w x 29. 3 cms H. Country of Origin: Philippines.
BrandTAMIYA #ad
ManufacturerMMD Holdings, LLC #ad
Height2.31 Inches
Length7.43 Inches
Weight0.46 Pounds
Width9.84 Inches
Part NumberTM61025
ModelTM61025
WarrantyNo Warranty