Cheap Model Airplanes

Cheap Model Airplanes

Cheap model airplanes to build can be easily found using online shopping and online auction sites. You can do a simple search using a local auction site such as TradeMe where I sell cheap model airplanes here in New Zealand or try an international site like eBay.

Model airplane kits for sale on these sites may be from persons who no longer want to build them or businesses wanting to get rid of stock quickly. No matter what reason they are selling the model airplanes cheap, you can usually pick up a bargain if you are vigilant.

It is also a good way to find old discontinued model airplane kits that are no longer in production. These of course will have a higher asking price because of scarcity.

I quite often buy, sell and trade model airplanes kits in order to get the ones I really want for little or no cost (keeps the wife happy). I am quite happy if I break even through my trading or make a small profit to fund my hobby.

Cheap Model Airplanes Available Now

Below in a List of Pages to Cheap Model Airplanes Kits and Accessories I have researched for you using the more common search terms. Click on each link to be taken to the listing page.


1:32 Scale Model Airplanes

1:32 Scale Model Airplanes

1/32 scale models of different airplanes from various manufacturers. 1/32 scale (also written as 1:32 scale ) means that the finished model will be 1/32 the size of the original aircraft. So to put this into perspective if the life size object...
1:35 Scale Model Airplanes

1:35 Scale Model Airplanes

1:35 scale model airplanes  from various airplane model kit manufacturers. 1/35 scale models (also written as 1:35 scale) means that the finished model will be 1/35 the size of the original aircraft. So to put this into perspective if the life ...
1:48 Scale Model Airplanes

1:48 Scale Model Airplanes

1:48 Scale Model Airplanes Airplanes to build. 1/48 Scale Models (also written as 1:48 scale and commonly called quarter scale) means that the finished model will be 1/48 the size of the original aircraft. So to put this into perspective if...
1:72 Scale Model Airplanes

1:72 Scale Model Airplanes

 1:72 Scale Model Airplanes to build This is by far the most popular scale to work in for aircraft and you will find a wide range of airplane types and model manufacturers producing 1/72 scale model airplanes. 1/72 Scale Models  (also written as...
American WW2 Aircraft

American WW2 Aircraft

American WW2 Aircraft covers perhaps the greatest array of aircraft in a particular group of World War Two models to make. The aircraft that the US produced were not only for the USA itself, but the manufactured airplanes for the rest of the Allies...
Bomber Aircraft Model Kits

Bomber Aircraft Model Kits

Bomber aircraft , a group of aircraft capable of carrying bombs, is a fairly large group of World War 2 airplanes. Every nation in the conflict had a bomber aircraft arm, from the hopelessly obsolete to the ultra modern. The range is huge, from the...
British WW2 Aircraft

British WW2 Aircraft

British WW2 Aircraft covers any aircraft made and used by Great Britain and her allies during the war period. This also means any lend lease aircraft or any indigenous to Great Britain. This gives the modeler an excellent range of aircraft to work...
Fighter Aircraft Of WW2

Fighter Aircraft Of WW2

Fighter Aircraft Of WW2 genre of airplane covers any fighter aircraft used by the combatant nations during World War Two. So as can be imagined this is a particularly large class of aircraft, and the modeler may well decide to focus on just one...
German WW2 Airplanes

German WW2 Airplanes

German WW2 Airplanes is a large and varied group of aircraft. This List of German WW2 Airplanes covers aircraft of Nazi Germany that served in the Luftwaffe during World War Tw0. German aircraft manufacturers at the time were: Arado, Bachem, Blohm...
Italian Aircraft of WW2

Italian Aircraft of WW2

Italian Aircraft of WW2 covers any aircraft used by the Italians during World War 2. Italy still had biplanes fighters at the outset of World War 2. The Italians used them operationally when other countries had relegated their remaining biplane fighters...
Japanese WW2 Airplanes

Japanese WW2 Airplanes

Japanese WW2 Airplanes covers any aircraft operated by Japan during World War Two. This would cover their bombers, fighters, Recce aircraft, trainers and any aircraft that they captured or acquired  from other countries. For instance, Germany ...
Model Decals

Model Decals

Model Decals are usually supplied with the kit you have purchased. However if you want to model a subject not covered by the kit decals, you will have to purchase what's known as an after market set. These decals are produced by a number of manufacturers: Draw...
Resin Detail Sets

Resin Detail Sets

Resin Detail Sets are used to bring an extra level of realism to your model. Whether you want to correct something on your model that's wrong, or the kit is missing the detail you want, you can purchase an after market resin detail set to correct...
Russian WW2 Aircraft

Russian WW2 Aircraft

Russian WW2 Aircraft are basically any aircraft used by the Russian Air force during World War 2. Russia did not produce a great many indigenous aircraft. Rather, they chose to focus on a few specific designs and produce them in bulk. The aircraft...
Vintage Model Airplane Kits

Vintage Model Airplane Kits

Vintage Model Airplane Kits is a term usually used to describe a kit that has been around for a number of decades. They are out of production but still pop up from time to time on the local sales tables of your local IMPS (International Plastic Modelers...
WW2 Aircraft Models

WW2 Aircraft Models

WW2 Aircraft is an incredibly large group of aircraft to model. It covers any aircraft used in World war 2 by any combatant nation during that time period. The range is diverse with fighters, bombers, transport, liaison, and Recce being included. There...
WW2 Bomber Aircraft

WW2 Bomber Aircraft

WW2 Bomber Aircraft is a large generic category that covers any bomber operational, or not, during World War 2. This includes those prototype aircraft that were flown or on the drawing board. Revell has a large number of what is called "Luft 46"...
WW2 Carrier Aircraft

WW2 Carrier Aircraft

The WW2 Carrier Aircraft category covers any aircraft flown off an aircraft carrier, from any of the combatant nations, during World War Two. This would also cover those aircraft designed to be flown off carriers but not actually used. Specifically...
WW2 Fighter Aircraft

WW2 Fighter Aircraft

WW2 Fighter Aircraft covers any aircraft used for the purpose of air superiority, simply stated: to deny the enemy the airspace to operate. Whether the fighter designed for this purpose, could actually do the job assigned, is entirely another matter!! The...
WW2 Jet Aircraft

WW2 Jet Aircraft

WW2 Jet Aircraft model kits cover jet or rocket propelled aircraft used in World War 2. Jet propulsion technology was in it's infancy at this time so these are few in number. Only a few were used operationally by the Brittish, US, and German forces...
WW2 Model Airplanes

WW2 Model Airplanes

WW2 Model Airplanes covers any models of aircraft flown during World War Two by any of the combatant nations .  This covers any aircraft of the Allied nations like the UK and her commonwealth, France, Soviet Russia, the US and China versus the Axis ...
WW2 Navy Aircraft

WW2 Navy Aircraft

WW2 Navy Aircraft covers any aircraft used, or designed for use, by the Navy's of any of the combatant countries during World War Two. As you can imagine this also covers spotter aircraft flown from capital ships and catapult aircraft from C.A.M....
WW2 RC Airplanes

WW2 RC Airplanes

While  WW2 RC Airplanes are not something I would classify as a kit set in the typical sense, it is still a valid scale representation of World War 2 airplane. These types of models use lightweight construction with gas or electric motors for power. ...
WW2 Seaplanes

WW2 Seaplanes

WW2 Seaplanes is a subject that covers any aircraft capable of amphibious, or water only, operations used by the combatant nations during World War 2. There are two distinct type of seaplanes: The "Flying Boat" and the "Floatplane". WW2 Seaplanes...
WW2 Warbirds

WW2 Warbirds

WW2 Warbirds   is a term used to describe flying or static ex-military World War Two aircraft owned by civilians . However when the term "warbird" is uttered, people usually think of aircraft from World War 2 that are either currently in flying condition ...


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