Category Archives: Academy

Academy R.O.K. Army UH-60P

Academy recently issued a rebox of the Italeri kit with additional resin to depict a South Korean Army helicopter.  Availability of this kit in the U.S. is limited, and only a few of them make their way to eBay.  Kit Summary: … Continue reading

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Academy AH-64A “Gray Camo 2003″

Academy issued a rebox of its AH-64A (In a previous entry, we looked at Academy’s AH-64D) for a machine used in Irak in 2003. The picture above is from Academy’s web site. Kit Summary: Academy 12239 Scale: 1/48 Availability: Low … Continue reading

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Academy R.O.K. Navy Super Lynx

Academy kit #12289, “R.O.K. Navy ASW Helicopter Super Lynx” is a rebox of the recently released Airfix Westland Lynx Mk.88A / HMA 8 / Mk.90B.  This kit provides for building a single machine from the Republic of Korea (i.e. South … Continue reading

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Academy AH-64D Longbow

When it comes to building an Apache in 1/48th, modelers have plenty of choices with options from Revell (and Revell of Germany), Italeri, Hasegawa, and Academy.  As usual, I will not go into the details as to which kit is supposedly … Continue reading

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Academy MH-53E Sea Dragon

In a previous blog entry, we looked at Academy’s CH-53E Super Stallion “U.S. Marines Version” in 1/48th (Academy 12209).  Based on the same initial design, the Sea Dragon is also a gorgeous kit.  My only deception with the kit is … Continue reading

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