Updated June 27, 2015
"Fantastic Plastic" is a scale modeling site that celebrates the weird, the wonderful, the odd, the radical, the exotic and the just plain cool aircraft and spacecraft model kits produced in styrene (and resin) over the last 70-plus years. From bizarre World War II-era "Luft '46" project planes to the latest science fiction concepts, here is a chronicle of Man's highest aspirations as expressed through his flying machines, both real and imagined.
For your visiting pleasure, the Fantastic Plastic "Virtual Museum of Flying Wonders" is divided into seven "galleries," each dedicated to a particular area of interest. These are:
And while you're here, please be sure to visit the Fantastic Plastic "Virtual Museum Store," where you'll find our exclusive line of unique aircraft, spacecraft and science fiction model kits for sale.
Thanks for visiting. Return often. And...
WATCH THE SKIES!!!
- Allen B. Ury, Lake Forest, California
News and Stuff
June 27, 2015: I have returned another dozen or so Unicraft kits to the Virtual Museum Store. Plus we have one brand new Unicraft offering: The Lockheed Martin Unmanned Combat Armed Rotocraft (UCAR) concept from 2003. Check it out!
June 21, 2015: Happy Father's Day!
We've just sold out several veteran kits. As demand for these kits has waned over the past year, I've decided to retire them to the Hall of Fame.
Gone, but not forgotten, are:
North American X-15D Hypersonic Research Aircraft
Boeing X-37C Manned Mini-Shuttle Concept
Mars Gravity Probe 1 from "Robinson Crusoe on Mars"
Thanks to all of you who purchased these kits over the years.
June 19, 2015: I've returned 10 more kits to the Unicraft catalog.
In addition, the X-Planes & Prototypes-1900-1930s and X-Planes & Prototypes 1940s galleries have been re-opened for viewing!
June 16, 2015: Soviet LK Lander Back in Stock
Our 1:48 Soviet LK Moon Lander kit has returned to the Virtual Museum Store!
Also we have a Last Chance Alert for the 1:72 X-15D Hypersonic Research Aircraft. We have just one kit left and when it's sold out, the kit will be retired.
Virtual Museum Store
While you're here, be sure to visit the Fantastic Plastic Virtual Museum Store, home of Fantastic Plastic Models.
Here we offer a collection of unique resin model kits of exotic aircraft, spacecraft and science fiction subjects.
Our latest release: The Lockheed SR-72 Hypersonic Reconnaissance Drone in 1:144 scale, available now for just $70.00 plus shipping. Click the box art for more details.
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