Updated April 20, 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
April 20, 2017: Our 1:72 Flash Gordon Rocketship is back in stock!
April 19, 2017: NEW RELEASE! Our first new kit of 2017 is finally here: The Messiah comet-buster from 1998's megahit, "Deep Impact." This 1:200 scale multi-media kit, designed in CAD by Scott Lowther, is more than 27 inches long when completed! With more than 200 pieces, including photo-etched steel by Paragrafix, the Messiah is available now in the Virtual Museum Store for just $275.00 plus shipping. Check it out!
April 17, 2017: We've just added two new Unicraft kits to the Virtual Museum Store: The Blohm & Voss BV.P.185 and Dornier P.222/9-08 early WWII dive bomber concepts. Both kits are in Unicraft's usual 1:72 scale and both sell for just $50.00. We've also restocked many Unicraft kits, so our warehouse is bursting with weird and bizarre aircraft goodness!
April 13, 2017: I am now one week post-surgery and am improving daily. Today, the first batch of backordered kits went to the post office. Shipments will continue to accelerate as my strength returns. Thanks to everyone for your patience.
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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