Updated August 17, 2017
"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
August 17, 2017: We have just added Unicraft's new 1:72 Boeing 306C Flying Wing Concept Fighter (1935) to the Virtual Museum Store. Just $40.00 plus shipping.
Plus we have a new "What You Get" photo of our upcoming Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV) from Ridley Scott's 2015 "The Martian."
August 14, 2017: Our 1:350 kit of "The Thing" Flying Saucer (1982) is back in stock!
August 5, 2017: Reconstruction of the Virtual Museum's Science Fiction/2000s gallery has been completed. The gallery's 37 exhibits are now finished and open for viewing. Check 'em out!
August 3, 2017: The 1:144 Nell bio-fighter from 1980's "Battle Beyond the Stars" is back in the Virtual Museum Store.
July 19, 2017: NEW RELEASE! The 1:144 Vickers Type C giant bomber concept from 1942 is now for sale in the Fantastic Plastic Virtual Museum Store. Price is just $85.00 plus shipping. Check it out!
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Our formerly "retired" 1:72 "Planet of the Apes" Icarus (Full Ship) kit is back for a limited time! We have just 45 castings available, so if you voted for this kit to return, here's your chance to snap one up! It's still priced at $125.00 plus shipping.
Fantastic Plastic Models Re-Release Survey 2017
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.
A new kit is now available in the Fantastic Plastic Virtual Museum Store!
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