Updated April 30, 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
April 30, 2016: The Virtual Museum's Spacecraft & Missiles wing has been fully restored! Please feel free to visit our decade-by-decade chronicle of spaceflight technology as told through plastic and resin model kits at your leisure.
April 27, 2016: The 1:72 Flash Gordon Rocketship is back in stock!
April 15, 2016: BACK IN STOCK:
April 10, 2016: The Virtual Museum Store's Concept Aircraft wing is now fully restored! Come and explore the amazing world of aircraft that could have been -- but never were!
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 "Nell" interplanetary fighter from Roger Corman's 1980 sci-fi classic, "Battle Beyond the Stars." Beautifully sculpted by Alfred Wong and cast by Millennium Models International (MMI), this 12-piece kit sells for $110.00 plus shipping. See it now in the Virtual Museum Store.
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