News from Flag Model Making

Exploring the Baikonur Cosmodrome

Tue 11th Jul 2017

This has very little to do with model making but we saw this video and thought it was awesome. Brave and dangerous, but awesome. Exploring the Unbeaten Path are a group of Dutch explorers who admit themselves that this was their craziest and most dangerous journey yet. The Baikonur Cosmodrome is...

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Tactical Military Bridge dioramas

Mon 24th Oct 2016

We've had a slightly different model making commission recently, most of the models we have made over the last few years have been quite large stand alone models, but our recent series of models were a bit smaller and required some context in the form of dioramas. The current, popular understanding...

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Diorama for tactical military bridge model

Designing, developing and prototyping motorsport components

Fri 21st Oct 2016

We've been working with a new company called Salon Motorsport to design, develop and protoype a series of performance parts. The result is a set of supercharger kits and optional extras for MX5s which allow customers to choose between a variety of installation options depending on their requirements and budgets. There...

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MAF adaptor kit

200th scale lifeboat model

Wed 18th Nov 2015

Take a look at this 200th scale model of a lifeboat. The pound coin is for scale but this is around 40mm long and has taken two days to complete. It is worth spending time on items like these for models because we can mould and cast them to be...

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200th scale lifeboat model

A fascinating animation about under sea data cables

Mon 7th Sep 2015

We found this this animation about below sea data cables particularly interesting since we have built several scale models of pipe-laying vessels which could be used for this purpose. We wonder how many miles of cables and pipes have been laid by the ships we have made models of?! http://www.iflscience.com/technology/there-enough-internet-cable-under-sea-circle-earth-22-times You can...

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Sapura Diamante 1/100 scale cutaway model

Thu 18th Jun 2015

Here are some quick snaps of the Sapura Diamante 1/100 scale cutaway model we delivered to IHC this week. The SAPURA DIAMANTE is the first in a series of five fully integrated offshore vessels, which will be completely designed, engineered and built by IHC Merwede. The SAPURA DIAMANTE will be used...

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Sapura Diamante 1/100 scale cutaway model



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