Custom made vintage, rare or unique aircraft models

Replica Rare Aircraft is a new venture into the world of model aircraft by pulling together the valuable talents of individuals involved in the same industry for most of their lives.  We are now manufacturing and supplying the finest custom made rare or relatively unknown military or civilian aircraft models globally for both private and business enterprises. Each meticulously detailed scale model is custom manufactured and precisely engineered to your exact specifications. We can make any model, anyway without restrictions. Our customer service team alongside our experienced quality control team brings together our dedication and the never ending pursuit of excellence which ultimately sets us aside from many other companies.  We offer a complete design service through to the ultimate completion of your dream model.

Custom exhibit models in any size or scale with your own paint scheme, custom interior details accurately reproduced.  Rare airplane models may be an important line of focus and business but we also can build very highly detailed, custom made wall plaques, ships, boats, cars and trucks. If you have an idea we will build upon it and finally give you a model that will not only meet your expectations, but totally exceed them.


Throughout the history of aviation, numerous rare and unique aircraft have been developed. These aircraft often stand out due to their unconventional designs, limited production numbers, or specialized purposes. Here are some types of rare aircraft that have captured the imagination of aviation enthusiasts:

  1. Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing: The Northrop YB-49 was an experimental jet-powered flying wing bomber developed by the United States during the late 1940s. It was an evolution of the earlier YB-35, both designed by Jack Northrop. The YB-49’s flying wing design eliminated the need for a conventional fuselage and tail, making it an early example of a true flying wing aircraft. Only a small number of YB-49 prototypes were built before the project was canceled in favor of more traditional bomber designs.

  2. Saunders-Roe SR.A/1: The Saunders-Roe SR.A/1 was a rare British jet-powered flying boat fighter aircraft developed in the 1940s. It featured a hydrodynamic hull and retractable floats, allowing it to operate from water as well as land bases. Despite its innovative design and impressive performance, the SR.A/1 program was discontinued after only a few prototypes were built due to the changing demands of the post-war era.

  3. XF-85 Goblin: The XF-85 Goblin was a tiny experimental parasite fighter aircraft developed by the United States in the 1940s. Intended to be carried and deployed from a larger bomber aircraft, the XF-85 was designed to defend the bomber against enemy fighters. It could dock with its parent aircraft in mid-air using a trapeze mechanism. However, the program was eventually canceled due to several operational challenges, and only two prototypes were ever built.

  4. Convair B-36 Peacemaker: The Convair B-36 Peacemaker was a massive strategic bomber developed for the United States Air Force during the late 1940s. It was one of the largest and heaviest combat aircraft ever built, featuring six piston engines and four jet engines. The B-36 had a remarkable range and payload capacity, making it a key component of the U.S. nuclear deterrence strategy during the early Cold War. However, advancements in jet technology led to its eventual retirement, and only a limited number were produced.

  5. Lockheed XFV-1 Salmon: The Lockheed XFV-1 Salmon was an experimental Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) fighter aircraft developed by the United States during the early 1950s. Its unique design featured a tilting wing and four ducted-fan engines for vertical flight. Despite promising initial tests, the XFV-1 faced numerous technical challenges, and the program was canceled after only one prototype was built.

  6. Tupolev Tu-144: The Tupolev Tu-144, also known as the “Concordski,” was a Soviet supersonic passenger airliner developed in the 1960s. It was the first commercial aircraft to exceed Mach 2 in regular service, flying at speeds comparable to the British-French Concorde. However, its limited production and several accidents led to its early retirement from passenger service.

  7. Boeing X-32 and Lockheed Martin X-35: The Boeing X-32 and Lockheed Martin X-35 were two competing prototypes developed for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program of the United States in the late 1990s. They were designed to replace various aging fighter aircraft across multiple branches of the U.S. military. Ultimately, the Lockheed Martin X-35 was selected and further developed into the F-35 Lightning II, while the Boeing X-32 remained a rare prototype.

These rare aircraft are a testament to the innovation and experimentation that has characterized the field of aviation throughout history. Each aircraft represents a unique chapter in the evolution of flight, pushing the boundaries of technology and design. Though some of these aircraft never achieved widespread use or production, their impact on the aviation industry and the imagination of enthusiasts remains significant.  However rare, complex or fantastical your aircraft model requirements are we are here to help!


“Aviation is proof that given, the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible.” ~ Eddie Rickenbacker