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1/144 Aircraft Kit Producers
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PostPosted: April 17th, 2012, 10:32 pm 
Academy IM - A lot of cross-pollination with Minicraft. Older kits may be Crown.
Ace Co. IM
Aero Base PE
Aeroclub IM* - "Also sold as Aero 144"
Air Alex IM*
Air Craft V
Airfix IM - Military 1/144's were ex-Crown
Algernon Products IM - Re-packaged Platz Also used to be Cafe Reo.
AModel IM
Anigrand Craftworks R
Aoshima IM
Aozora IM
Arba R
Arii IM - Sometimes re-packaged LS kits
Attack IM
Aurora IM
A&W Models R
AZ Models IM
Bra.Z Models R
Cafe Reo IM - Sometimes re-packaged gashopon. Now trading as Algernon Products.
Creations Chaubert M
Crown IM
Cyber Hobby IM
Czech Master Resin R - Known usually as CMR
Dameya R
DML IM - Now trading as Dragon
Don Schmenk R
Doyusha PP/IM - Produce gashopon, so some overlap here.
Dragon IM - Used to trade as DML. Older kits may be LS.
Duarte R
Eastern Express IM
Eduard IM
Entex IM
Fantastic Plastic R
Fairy Kikaku R
FE Resin R - Now owned by Miniwings
Fly IM
Foxone R
F-rsin R
F-rsin Plastic IM
Fujimi IM
Glencoe IM
Hasegawa IM - Military stuff especially could be old Imai kits.
Heller IM
Hobbycraft IM
Hobby Model Kits IM
Hong Kong Models IM
Imai IM
Italeri IM
Jach IM
Jetrack R
Kami de Korokoro P/R
Kampflieger R
Leading Edge Model R - Known also as LEM
Legato R
Linberg IM
Matchbox IM - Either re-packaged Dragon, Otaki or Revell kits
Matuo Kasten R
Micro Ace IM
Mikro Kit IM*
Minicraft IM - Much cross-pollination with Academy
Mini M R
Miniwings R - Now owns FE Resin kits and re-packages these as Miniwings
Mitsuwa IM
Otaki IM
Owl R
Oz Mods IM/V
Panda IM
Peter's Planes R
Pit-Road IM
Platz - Some overlap with gashopon models
Red Eagle M - Skytrex moulds.
Revell IM - Older military (WW2) kits are Crown, older military post-war jets tend to be LS or Dragon.
Reviresco M
RLai Models IM - Re-packaged Big Bird gashopon, in kit styrene.
Roden IM
Rus-Air R
Senworks R
Shapeways R
Skytrex M
Sram R - Exclusively WWI aircraft
Starr Miniatures V
Sweet IM
Takara Tomy PP
Tomy Tech IM
Triplenuts R
Trumpeter IM
Two Six Models IM
Valom IM
VLE Models V
Welsh Models MM/R/V
Wing 144 R
Wolfpack R
Zhengdefu IM - Often nasty Chinese copies of ancient Japanese kits.
Zvezda IM - Softer plastic wargaming pieces.

NOTE the main componant of the kit is indicated. So V indicates a vacform. However, usually such kits also include white metail and/or resin componants.

IM = Injection Moulded
IM* = Injection Moulded, but very, very short run.
M = Metal
MM = Mixed Media
P = Paper
PE = Photo Etch
PP = Pre-Painted. Some small assembly required.
R = Resin
V = Vacform

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