March 1990

FineScale Modeler magazine is the essential tool for modelers of all skill levels.  Learn how to create models of aircraft, armor, ships, cars and more.  Every issue provides clear, well-instructed articles that show how to assemble the latest model kits and how to master painting and finishing techniques.

Kit reviews, new kit and product announcements, tips from experts, and a gallery of readers' models make every issue packed with value.
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Features
Bob Schinella's F4U-2 Corsair
This 1/16 scale model was scratchbuilt the old-fashioned way
Lesson five: Painting with spray cans
By Paul Boyer
Modeling the air force that never was
By Scott Norman
Flights of fancy for a change of pace
The old gang's shelled area tank
By D.P. Dyer
A WWII prototype based on WWI strategy - only one was built
Detailing small-scale ship models
By Craig Scogin
Aftermarket photoetched and injection-molded parts make for major improvements
Scratchbuilding Gottfried Banfield's Hansa Brandenburg CC in 1/72 scale
By Bill Devins
This tiny World War One flying-boat fighter was flown by an Austro-Hungarian ace
Aurora's Nieuport 11
By Tom Graham
Number 5 in THE CLASSIC KITS series
International Color and Camouflage
By David Klaus
France's Mirage 2000
Ready to roll!
By Wayne Moyer
Cagey details beef up Starter's 1/43 scale kits
Departments
Update
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
New Kit Report
FSM Looks at New Products
From the Editor
FSM Clinic
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Book Briefs
Reader Forum
Tips and Techniques
Classified Advertisements
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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