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!
November 2, 2014:
I'm back from vacation
and the Virtual Museum Store is back in full operation!
October 20, 2014:
I am going to be out of the
country for the next two weeks. The
Virtual Museum Store will continue
to accept orders, but no shipping will occur until my return on November
2. Sorry for any inconvenience -- but I really need a vacation!
October 13, 2014:
(1:350) is now available in the
Virtual Museum Store. WATCH THE SKIES!!!
October 12, 2014:
The last of our
(Hawker) P.1214 Harrier II kits has been sold, and we're
officially retiring the kit. Thanks to everyone who purchased this
real-life "X-Wing" concept aircraft!
October 11, 2014:
We've just added the 1:350 "Alien
Flying Saucer" from John Carpenter's "The Thing"
(1982) to the
Science Fiction/1980s gallery. This latest release from
Fantastic Plastic Models will hit the Virtual Museum Store next week!
"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 60-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