January 20, 2015:
Mike Turco of Thornton, Pa.,
shares photos of his latest build: The classic
Willy Ley Space Taxi
January 7, 2015:
Rocketship kit is now available for purchase in the
Virtual Museum Store!
December 27, 2014:
Our new 1:72
Gordon Rocketship has been added to the Science
Fiction/1900-1930s gallery. Look for the kit's release next week!
December 26, 2014:
We've been quiet for a
while. Hope everyone had a happy and healthy Christmas/Hanukkah. We
close out the year, we have two new kits in the Virtual Museum Store:
XRV (Experimental Re-entry Vehicle) from 1969's
"Marooned," and a 1:72
F.11/37 British Heavy Fighter concept kit from Unicraft. Check 'em
November 27, 2014:
Happy Thanksgiving! We've
just posted "What You Get" photos for our upcoming 1:72
Gordon Rocket" kit. We're still taking reservations at
November 20, 2014:
from "Marooned" (1969) has been added to the Virtual
Science Fiction gallery. We'll be releasing the kit
within the next few days. Also, in cleaning out my "warehouse," I
discovered a heretofore lost cache of three
(Hawker) P.1214 Harrier II castings. I've therefore
returned the kit to the Virtual Museum Store. When this last batch sells
out, the kit will be permanently retired!
"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 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
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