AirCraft, Author at Air-Craft Blog

Unleash Your Creativity with Iwata Airbrushes and Compressors Introduction

In the world of airbrushing and precision painting, the choice of tools is paramount in determining the success of your artistic endeavours. When it comes to superior quality and performance, look no further than Iwata airbrushes and compressors.  Learn about the world of Iwata airbrushes and compressors and why they have emerged as the preferred […]

Bottled lacquer paints from Tamiya mean you can broaden your creative horizons.

The Tamiya paint range has always included acrylic bottled paints and a series of lacquer spray paints. But Tamiya’s new range of lacquer paints now come in the traditional bottle format, meaning the application of lacquer paint is no longer restricted to spraying, and removes the need to decant lacquer paint from the spray can […]

Somewhere over the rainbow…at

Our newest product range at is custom braided hoses available in various colours made to your specific requirements. If you’re looking to smarten up your kit with colour-coding, or simply require a combination of hose length or connectors that you can’t get from an off-the-shelf hose, then our custom-braided hose service is just what […]

The Airbrush: The Early Years.

Who was the first person to use an airbrush? Well, obviously the inventor. So who invented the airbrush? There are two candidates in ‘airbrush history’ — Abner Peeler (1836-1895) and Francis Edgar Stanley (1849-1918). Although it was called the ‘Atomizer’, the first practical airbrush was patented in 1876 by Francis Edgar Stanley of Newton, Massachusetts. […]

Now here’s an airbrush tip.

German airbrush manufacturer Harder & Steenbeck, celebrating 96 years in continued business in 2019, have introduced a brand-new needle design across their complete airbrush range (excluding Colani), in 0.15, 0.2, 0.4 and 0.6mm. Named the V2 it offers improved performance and durability and has been in testing and development for quite some time. The V2 needle […]

Sparmax – 40 years development

Sparmax have been at the forefront of the design and manufacture of airbrush compressors, airbrushes and related accessories for 40 years, providing quality, industry-leading products. Their patented airbrush cleaning pot is one of the most popular cleaning pots in the world and Sparmax airbrush compressors are maintenance free, lightweight and extremely quiet in addition to […]

Research before you buy – choosing the right airbrush compressor

If you’re thinking of buying an airbrush compressor, there are a few things you should consider to avoid common errors. There are loads of airbrush compressor review sites on the Internet, but you really should read airbrush compressor buyers guides first. There are many types of compressors, and you should choose the one that best suits […]

Iwata airbrushes – byword for excellence

From the ultimate Kustom series to the entry level Revolution series, the Iwata airbrush range offers high quality and performance for the beginner through to the seasoned professional. Iwata airbrushes are considered to set the standard by which other airbrushes are measured. The Iwata company say this is proved by the impressive roster of elite […]

Mr Hobby – the essential range for any serious modeller.

Mr Hobby products are recognised the world over as some of the best for crafters and modellers alike. They include a range of airbrushes and craft accessories and an even more impressive range of paints. Gunze Sangyo, now known as GSI Creos, is the Japanese company behind the excellent Mr Hobby products, but modelling materials […]

Harder & Steenbeck Airbrushes

German manufacturers Harder & Steenbeck produce a comprehensive range of premium quality airbrushes based around their superb “drop-in” nozzle design, which allows for easy cleaning and maintenance. From the entry level Ultra airbrush to the top of the range Infinity CRPlus, there is an airbrush in Harder & Steenbeck’s comprehensive range of airbrushes to suit […]