Updated February 6, 2016
"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
February 6, 2016: NEW FROM UNICRAFT! The Bristol F. 18/37 High-Speed Fighter concept from 1937, and the Gloster F.3/48 delta-winged jet fighter concept from 1948. Both kits are now available in limited numbers in the Virtual Museum Store.
LOW INVENTORY ALERT! We found two full castings of the 1:48 Soviet LK Moon Lander kit, which are now in the Museum Store. Once these kits are gone, the LK will go into retirement. Get 'em while we got 'em!
February 1, 2016: NEW RELEASE! Our 1:48 USAF MOL (Manned Orbiting Laboratory) kit is now available in the Virtual Museum Store! We have added three new kits to our production queue: The Goodyear GA-28B, the Northrop N-63 and the Martin Model 262. These were the three rejected designs from the U.S. Navy's Convoy Fighter Competition of 1950 that ultimately yielded the Lockheed XFV-1 "Salmon" and the Convair XFY Pogo. All three kit will be in 1:72 and are behind produced exclusively for Fantastic Plastic by Anigrand Craftwork. You can reserve your copies by email us at FantasticPlast@aol.com.
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 newest release is the USAF M.O.L. (Manned Orbiting Laboratory), the Pentagon's manned "Spy in the Sky" project from the 1960s. It's $120.00 plus shipping now in the Fantastic Plastic Virtual Museum Store.
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