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We are flight deck models!  An online hobby store focused in aviation diecast models

Flight Deck Models, an online hobby store based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, is dedicated to aviation diecast models. Let’s delve into what sets them apart:

  1. Founder’s Passion: The business was initiated by an aviation enthusiast who has been immersed in this hobby since 2009 and flying in aircraft since the owner was 2 years old. Our love for aviation spans decades, making them well-versed in the world of aircraft models.

  2. Unique Selection: Flight Deck Models goes beyond the ordinary. We specialize in sourcing brand new and out-of-print models, often from the past 7 years of manufacture. So, whether you’re seeking the latest releases or elusive, sold-out gems, this is the place to explore.

  3. Diecast Excellence: Their stock predominantly comprises diecast aircraft models, with some being part plastic. This trend is soaring, and Flight Deck Models ensures you have access to high-quality pieces that capture the essence of aviation.

  4. Customer Service:  With over 35 years of customer service experience in retail and industry, Flight Deck Models is well-equipped to cater to your needs.

Why choose diecast model aircraft?

Diecast model aircraft offer several advantages over plastic or resin models. Let’s explore why they are a preferred choice:

  1. Durability: Diecast models are made from metal (usually zinc alloy), which makes them sturdy and resistant to wear. They can withstand handling, display, and transportation without easily breaking or warping.

  2. Realistic Weight: Diecast models have a realistic weight due to their metal construction. This weight adds authenticity and enhances the overall feel of the model.

  3. Fine Details: Diecast models are meticulously crafted with intricate details. The manufacturing process allows for precise replication of features such as panel lines, rivets, and surface textures.

  4. Paint Finish: The paint finish on diecast models is often smooth and consistent, providing a polished appearance. The colors remain vibrant over time.

  5. Collectability: Diecast models are highly valued by collectors. Limited-edition releases, historical significance, and accurate scaling contribute to their appeal.

  6. Display Quality: Diecast models are ideal for display purposes. They look impressive on shelves, desks, or in glass cabinets.

While plastic and resin models have their merits, diecast models excel in terms of realism, durability, and collectability. Whether you’re an aviation enthusiast or a collector, diecast aircraft models offer an authentic and captivating experience.

Hours of Operation:

Our online store is fully stocked and open 24 hours for your convenience. 

We also have a retail store with select models at 301 Bowman Avenue, Winnipeg MB


If you have any questions you can reach us via email or chat during our regular customer service hours:

Monday                 - 10a.m. to 8p.m

Tuesday to Friday - 10a.m. to 5p.m.

Saturday               -  10a.m. to 5p.m.

Sunday                  -  Closed


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