Welcome to ModelAces.com, a celebration of craftsmanship and artistry in the form of museum-quality scale aircraft models. Here you will find an extensive scale model aircraft gallery displaying our most recently built airplane model kits along with other museum-quality examples. Enjoy the vast photo selection of highly detailed and historically accurate plastic aircraft replicas. Airplane models that will take you back on a historical journey of military flight and the legendary aces who flew them. Also, if you are a scale model aircraft enthusiast, please take advantage of our tutorial pages, where we have posted many insightful articles about the art of building plastic aircraft kits.
Although we build a wide variety of plastic airplane kits, Model Aces specializes in World War II military aircraft in 1/48, 1/32 and 1/72 scale. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions, comments or if you would like to inquire about commissioning a unique, museum quality aircraft model.
Please know that our enthusiasm for military aircraft replicas does not reflect our opinions on war, politics and destruction.
Take notice that although our scale model aircraft commission pricing is moderate, quality and attention to detail are not sacrificed. Every plastic replica is exceptionally well built and we will be happy to provide you with a reasonable estimate on your airplane model build.
Be sure to visit our web site periodically for announcements, tutorials, tips and the latest photos of the museum quality aircraft replicas that we have built. Also, we welcome any questions, comments or feedback you may have regarding our airplane kits, scale model building tutorials or our website as well as suggestions for new links to be added to our resource pages. Thank you for taking the time to visit, we look forward to building for you.
Every aircraft that we build receives the same care. For that, we spend time studying the original airplane, its history and its operation before we begin building the plastic scale model. We use high quality airbrushes. We utilize various types of primers [primer paints are used after joints are seated as well as possible], Tamiya acrylic paints, Model Master enamels and Gunze paints on all our airplane kits. Weathering and dry brushing is applied on interior parts such as the cockpit and engine, as well as the exterior of the aircraft. We then use a special setting solution to soften the decal so it can sit well along the surface of the plastic reproduction, making it look like it is part of the paint job. We then seal the entire aircraft with a choice of gloss or dull coat - usually its dull coat - to seal the decals. The completed airplane model will be very accurate and historically correct in construction, markings, customizations and finish.