August 18, 2014:
Helicarrier from "The Avengers" (2013) is
not in the Virtual Museum Store!
August 10, 2014:
OBLIVION Bubble Ship kit is now
available in the Virtual Museum Store! We also just added the classic
Flash Gordon Rocket Ship in 1:72 to our 2014 release
August 5, 2014:
from 1998's "Deep Impact" is finally in production. Here's
a look at the first-general CAD model by Scott Lowther. A lot of detail
remains to be added.
July 24, 2014:
Ship from 2013's "OBLIVION" has been added to the
gallery. The kit is currently being offered to reservation holders and
will go on general sales in the
Virtual Museum Store next month.
NEW FROM UNICRAFT! We have two new Luft '46 kits in from our friends
at Unicraft: The
Junkers EF.008 quad-engine bomber
project and the
Heinkel He.P.1079-01.02 jet
fighter concept. Both are available now in limited numbers.
July 2, 2014:
In the Visitor's Gallery,
Scott Trusty shares photos of his recent
B-Class Waystation build. It lights up!
June 28, 2014:
JUST RELEASED! The 1:2500
Federation G-Class Starbase from Masao Okazaki's "The
Starfleet Museum." This 31-piece kit, created for us by
Millenia Models International (MMI), was introduced at Wonderfest 2014
in May. It's an in-scale companion piece to our popular
Federation B-Class Waystation,
which is now back in the Virtual Museum Store. Also back in stock: The
Samson from James Cameron's "Avatar" (2009).
"Fantastic Plastic" is a scale
modeling site that celebrates the weird, the wonderful, the odd, the
radical, the exotic and the just plane cool aircraft and
spacecraft model kits produced in styrene (and resin) over
the last 60-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
Fantastic Plastic "Virtual Museum of Flying Wonders" is divided into
seven "galleries," each
dedicated to a particular area of interest. These are:
Whether your interest is "Luft
'46," the American Space Program, X-planes, radical aircraft prototypes,
"paper projects," Star
Trek, Star Wars, hovercraft or UFOs, you are sure to find something here
to ignite your passion -- and trigger wonderful memories.
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
and spacecraft model kits for sale.
Thanks for visiting.
Return often. And...
WATCH THE SKIES!!!
- Allen B. Ury,
Costa Mesa, California