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Model FAA Aircraft World

An introduction to the world of the aircraft model maker, focusing on FAA models and reviews about  them, and where to buy them, as well as links to modeller societies and SIGs. Includes online purchases (coming soon).

FAA Plastic Model Aircraft Index 1939-1945
An internet Directory of available models of the aircraft used by the Fleet Air Arm in WWII.

FAA Wooden flyable Model Aircraft Index 1939-1945

FAA Radio Controlled R/C Aircraft 1939-1945

  • Search the database of R/C Models website
  • International Miniature Aircraft Association, Inc. - The International Miniature Aircraft Association, Inc. (IMAA) is formed for the purpose of fostering and advancing the operation of large scale radio controlled model aircraft in a setting where informality and safety of operations prevail. Additionally, it is formed to create an atmosphere where pleasure, recreation, fellowship, and co-mingling can be fostered and found to exist amongst individuals enjoying the sport of building and flying large scale radio controlled model aircraft. 
  • The R/C Web Directory The R/C Web Directory is one of the most complete sources of R/C links - by Tower Hobies 
  • The R/C Source - Another very comprehensive listing of R/C links - by Hobby Shack 
  • Radio-Controlled Aircraft for Beginners

FAA Flight Simulation Aircraft Index 1939-1945

FAA Archives webpage on Flight Smimulation. Includes many pages of free downloadable Flight Simulator and Combat Flight Simulator Fleet air Arm aircraft. 

FAA Paper Model Aircraft 1939-1945

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight by Corgi Classics Ltd                       Corsair by Gearbox

FAA Die-Cast Model Aircraft 1939-1945

FAA Mahogany desk top collectible Aircraft 1939-1945

Jurca full-size MJ-100 replica Spitfire

FAA Home Build kits and Life Size replica Aircraft 1939-1945

Internet gallery of model photographs,  aviation art and illustrations

A gallery of model and profile photographs, aircraft profiles and other illustrations. Inparticular see "An A-Z of Aircraft Profiles by FAUCONBERG AEROGRAPHICS".

Model Aircraft Manufacturers

Who manufactures the models ansd where can you buy them?

Plastic models

Model aircraft societies and associations
An introduction and link to the world of the model maker.

Model Reviews page
Information about the Model FAA aircraft available today, and links to other review web pages.

Model aircraft magazines and bibliography
Key model aircraft magazines and bibliographic sources.   Includes online purchases (coming soon).

Website Aircraft Directories and Databases with Fleet Air Arm model aircraft information

Swordfish Heritage Trust information about their FAA aircraft, including aircraft history, technical details and photographs.

The official website of the International Plastic Modellers Society (U.K.) Fleet Air Arm Special Interest Group (IPMS (UK) FAA SIG)

IPMS/USA Fleet Air Arm SIG This SIG, headed by Scott Spencer, is dedicated to the study and modelling of the Commonwealth's Fleet Air Arm. This excellent web site features; Reviews of Models and Books, a Model Photo Gallery, Five Message Boards, Technical Information/Walkarounds, Colors and Markings, Reference Bibliography, and more.

Commonwealth Naval Aviation 1939-Present By David Askett IPMS Buzz Beurling. Includes model photos, available kits, reviews, seafire, construction articles, news and rumours. Also includes a reference section on lonks, RCN squadrons, the aircraft and wingfolds.

The RAF WWII Special Interest Group is run on a fairly informal basis and is intended to collate and circulate information relating to modelling aspects of the Royal Air Force during WWII (also just before and after).

US Naval Aviation SIG This IPMS/UK site includes; Tailhook Magazine, Vulture's Row, Brad Barnes navy air page, USMC Aviation / AV8 Harrier Page, and Hornet's Nest--Aviation Marine Corps Style. David Lane, site administrator advises; "We welcome interested members from any national IPMS organization. The Web site incorporates a membership application form. We would appreciate links from any of the other IPMS sites on the Web, and will be happy to provide return links on our site. Welcome to The Aviation Models online catalog. We hope that you will find the model you have been searching for in our extensive selection. Internet cutout models Formatted to print on 8 1/2" x 14" paper. of General Aviation World War I Helicopters World War II Fighters World War II Bombers US Navy International Military Aircraft Golden Years Racers Golden Years Transports Modern Commercial Aircraft Vintage Commercial Aircraft Spacecraft USAF Trainers USAF Fighters USAF Transports USCG USMC There are over 400 different models available.

Includes information for Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Holland, Poland, romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USSR, USA, Yugoslavia. Includes a useful search tool by which most FAA aircraft can be found. Details include colour photographs, aircraft plan, technical data, production information, links. 

Aerofiles.  Apparently the Internet's most comprehensive all-American aviation historical reference and research site, presently listing more than 10,000 types of US aircraft with their specifications and data, and informative text as found. Site contains information about American built FAA aircraft.


 Created: 3-04-2000 Last Modified: 3-6-2005

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