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Airplane and Jet Dioramas (Aircraft Dioramas)

Airplanes and Jets are a very vibrant part of model and diorama making. I have made a few and I love trying to figure out some kind of way to make them into a diorama. And you have the added challenge of also putting them in flight. Lot of fun!

On this page I have also included tutorials on making various plastic model jets and planes.

 

 

 

A-10 Warthog

Make the A-10 Warthog Plastic Model

This is a 1:48 Scale Revell model. It is a good size with some weight and detail. I take you through the steps to making this model and I have a video to go with it. Make the A-10 Warthog

 

P51 Mustang

Make a P51 Mustang

This is a great little plastic model kit. It is very inexpensive, easy to build and looks great. If you have never built a plastic model this one is a great first project. I have a complete tutorial and a video right here: Make a P51 Mustang

 

Douglas TBD Devastator

The Douglas TBD Devastator

Want to build an aircraft model? This is a great little tutorial by John that takes you through each step - complete with pictures and tips. The Douglas TBD Devastator

 

Crashed F-6 Hellcat

The Crashed F-6 Hellcat Diorama

This uses the F6 Navy Fighter Plane "the hellcat". It was a very successful plane in WW 2. Alexander has made a diorama with it crashed and burned! Check it out here. The crashed F-6 Hellcat Diorama

 

Diorama

" Bird Dog "

Terrific little diorama with a Cessna Bird Dog just over thick foliage and bush. In this tutorial Glen shows us how to make the bush look real. The Bird Dog Diorama

 

Airplane downed in the water

The Airplane downed in the water

This is a great little diorama made by Graham. My thanks go to him for sending in the pics and he gives us some great information on how he made this diorama: The Seagull downed in the water

 

Gray Eagles Dogfight Diorama

Gray Eagles Dogfight Diorama

This is a fantastic diorama made by Marshall. It has over a dozen airplanes and depicts the moments before conflict in the air. The Gray Eagles Aerial Diorama

 

Dogfight Diorama

An Airfix Dogfight Diorama

This is a terrific project made and submitted by a web visitor (Glen) It is an airfix kit that you can buy. It includes two planes, the stand and paints. The Airfix Dogfight Diorama

 

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How to make an aerial battle diorama

This is an in depth tutorial with videos on how to make a WW2 diorama. I use 1/72 Scale How to Make a WW2 Diorama

 

The Crashed Spitfire Diorama

Here is an excellent project with a spitfire. 1/72 scale and it shows you how much you can do with a few materials. Learn more and see more pics here The Crashed Spitfire diorama

 


Academy JU87G-1 Stuka "Tank Buster" Model Kit -

1/72 Scale. This kit Academy features fully engraved panel lines and rivet detail, detailed two-seater cockpit interior, Detailed fixed landing gear, Two cannon guns in underwing pods, Two canopy styles to choose from: one-piece or sectioned and Authentic decals. Skill level 2

 

Will's Book on Diorama Making

Will's Book

How to Make Fantasy and Medieval Dioramas

This books shows you how to make fantasy and medieval dioramas using many commonly available tools and materials. There are over 100 pictures and illustrations showing you how to make great dioramas in fantasy and medieval styles. Chapters include basics, water effects, terrain tips and special effects like electricity and small motors. Tutorials include how to use foam, plaster of paris and paper mache to make great looking dioramas.