Updated October 21, 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
October 21, 2016: Today's FLASH SALE: The 1:72 Lockheed-Martin X-33 VentureStar SSTO demonstrator. This big 11-piece kit normally sells for $145.00, but for the next 48 hours, it's yours for just $120.00 + shipping, a $25 savings! To get your FLASH SALE price, CLICK HERE.
October 13, 2016: Fantastic Plastic Models is celebrating its 11th anniversary! To appreciation to our customers for helping us achieve this milestone, we are staging a month-long series of FLASH SALES on some of our most popular kits. Each FLASH SALE will be announced here, on Facebook, and via email to our newsletter subscribers. Each sale will focus on just one kit and last just 48 hours. So keep watching this space -- and your email box -- to see if you can grab one of those much-desired catalog kits at a deep discount!
October 11, 2016: We have just posted a "What You Get" parts breakdown photo for our upcoming 1:48 "Men into Space" Spaceship Type 1 kit, scheduled for release next month!
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.
Two new kits are now available in the Fantastic Plastic Virtual Museum Store!
The second in our 1:72 1950 Navy Convoy Fighter Competition series, the Martin Model 262 represents Martin Aviation's proposal for a high-speed VTOL turboprop fighter that could protect naval shipping from enemy air attack. Created exclusively for Fantastic Plastic by Anigrand Craftswork, this unique concept aircraft kit is available now for just $75.00 plus shipping.
The latest in our Luft '46 series, this massive flying wing bomber was the Horten Brothers last proposal for Nazi Germany's "Projekt America" intercontinental bomber program. This 1:144 kit was created in CAD by Scott Lowther and cast by Millennium Models International (MMI). With a nearly 12-foot wingspan, the kit sells for $80.00 plus shipping.
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