Modelbuffs have been manufacturing the finest desktop display scale factory direct models handmade from Solid Kiln Dried Philippine Mahogany Wood or Solid Cast Resin for over the last 20 years. Our range includes Private & Civilian Aircraft, Helicopters of all types, Jet & Propeller Military, Drones, Space, NASA, Fictional, Airship, Blimps, Dirigibles and Experimental models. Transparent cockpit and cabin interior versions. We also offer tail shields, wall plaques and seals, boats, ships and submarine replicas.
Custom made, quality precision wooden and solid cast resin collectible models direct from our own factory thereby giving you the most competitive prices. If you don’t find it on our website – we can make it!
With production facilities near the former Clark Air Base in the Philippines, Modelbuffs is a Philippine / British owned and operated company selling hand painted wood and resin model airplanes direct from our factory and not through marketing or distribution companies. The exactness and detail of your model is guaranteed from start to finish.
Ideal for birthday or Christmas gifts, presentations, collector’s items, desktops, showcases, museums, flying schools, reception areas, offices and many aviation or other related locations.
Through exacting production methods and tight Quality Control procedures the detail and accuracy of your model is guaranteed from start to finish. These museum quality customized collectables are Ideal for pilots, airlines, corporations, birthdays or Christmas gifts, presentations, collector’s items, desktops, showcases, museums, flying schools, reception areas, offices and many aviation or aerospace related locations.
Handcrafted Hand- Finished Models
The majority of models shown on our website have been hand carved in Lauan or Meranti solid kiln dried wood and hand painted by our own highly talented master craftsmen. The model you receive will be identical in looks and quality to those you see in the thousands of photographs on our website.
Authentic Fine Detail
Unfortunately, even a photo cannot fully bring out or show what you will see or feel in real life once you receive your model. There is no substitute for a custom bespoke hand made and hand finished model that captures the exactness, looks and flare of the original aircraft.
Built to last
These models will last for generations to come and will become family heirlooms. You never really own a Modelbuffs model – you merely “pass it on to the next generation”. Please visit our testimonials page to see the kind words that have been said about our models.
Made to order models
If you do not find the model you require in our extensive database we can make a customized model of your own or favorite private or civilian airplane, fighter or military warplane, helicopter or airship by sending your specifications and digital images through contact us form or alternatively submitting our Made to Order Form. We cater to all the main names in aviation history such as Textron Beechcraft, Bell, Boeing, Cessna, Piper, Airbus, McDonnell Douglas, Lockheed Martin, General Electric, Embraer, Gulfstream, Eurocopter, De Havilland, Fokker, Saab and many more. Any plane type painted in any livery or paint scheme and made specifically to your specifications including a custom base with your choice of logo and or plaque. A full quotation will be given within 48 hours and digital images will be emailed to you for approval before final dispatch.
Most of our models are normally made to order and take about 8 -10 weeks* (updated on August 24, 2023) to manufacture (even customized models) which is far quicker than most other companies who charge more and take longer! You will also notice that we offer standard models at prices way below other companies advertising on the web because we ship directly from our factory and not through other marketing or distribution companies. Models are shipped through FedEx, UPS or DHL Express Courier Service and delivered door to door worldwide within 2-3 business days whether it be across the Pacific or the Atlantic. Each model includes a stand of your choice and export packing in 300-pound strength cardboard boxes with closely cut foam inserts to ensure the safest possible “ride” for your airplane model.
*from date of order confirmation