Updated September 24, 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
September 24, 2016: We have just posted box art and prototype model photos for our upcoming 1:72 Martin Model 262 VTOL Turboprop Convoy Fighter Concept kit. Look for its release later this week!
September 17, 2016: Our 1/3700 Colonial Berzerk from "Battlestar Galactica: Razor" (2007) has sold out and has been retired. Thanks to everyone who purchased this kit!
September 12, 2016: NEW RELEASE! The Northrop N-63 U.S. Navy VTOL Turboprop Convoy Fighter project from 1950. This 1:72 scale kit is available now for just $75.00 + shipping in the Virtual Museum Store!
September 10, 2016: The Lockheed N-63 VTOL Turboprop Convoy Fighter has been added to the Concept Aircraft/1950s gallery. This 1:72 kit will be available in the Virtual Museum Store next week!
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 is the Northrop N-63 U.S. Navy VTOL Turboprop Convoy Fighter Project. This is one of three "rejected" designs from the Navy's 1950 Convoy Fighter Competition. The 1:72 scale kit is available now for $75.00 plus shipping in the Virtual Museum Store.
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