IMPORTANT! 99% of the items we sell are purchased from personal kit and aftermarket collections. All items are guaranteed to be complete and in good condition unless otherwise noted in the description. (Refer to our Satisfaction Guarantee on the home page.) All item images are representative and for reference only, and may not necessarily be an image of the actual item in stock.
We apply FLAT SHIPPING RATES for all U.S. orders based on the type of items ordered. Packages will ship USPS or UPS based on size/weight of package and your location.
U.S. SHIPPING RATES: FREE SHIPPING on U.S. orders totaling over $200*! *In-Stock items total after any discounts.
MODEL KITS - $14.99 Flat Rate Select this S&H option at check-out when your order consists of kits ONLY.
DECAL ORDERS - $5.99 Flat Rate Select this S&H option at check-out when your order consists of decals ONLY.
AFTERMARKET ORDERS- $8.99 Flat Rate Select this S&H option at check-out when the order consists of aftermarket (Resin/PE/Figures, etc.) items ONLY.
REFERENCE ORDERS - $6.99 Flat Rate Select this S&H option at check-out when the order consists of reference books & materials ONLY.
MIXED ITEM ORDERS - $14.99 Flat Rate Select the Model Kit S&H option at check-out when the order consists of any combination of kits/reference/aftermarket/decals. DECALS & AFTERMARKET ship at NO ADDITIONALCHARGE with any kit purchase in the U.S. INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING RATES: SHIPPING DEPOSIT: International orders are based on size and weight with a shipping deposit applied at check-out. When your order is packed we will verify the actual shipping cost (no mark-up) and either issue a refund (if shipping is less) or email a request for the difference in shipping (if shipping is more).
CANADIAN ORDERS: Select the $29.99 S&H deposit option at check-out.
OTHER INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: Select the $44.99 S&H deposit option at check-out.
On average, the Canadian $29.99 and International $44.99 shipping amounts shown above is approximately what two average size 1/48 kit (Hasegawa WWII Fighters for example) will cost to ship via First Class Mail International. Please feel free to inquire BEFORE ordering to ask what the approximate shipping total might be based on your order.
PRIORITY MAIL INTERNATIONAL: Canada and International orders over 36" (length + width + depth) or four pounds MUST ship by Priority Mail International per USPS regulations and will be an additional cost.
International decal orders: USPS requires that any rigid packaging, including envelopes, must ship at more expensive package rates. We ship ALL decal orders in bubble envelopes with heavy cardboard backing, to assure that your decal order arrives to you in the same condition that it leaves our warehouse. Please expect that most international decal orders will cost a minimum of $18.99 to ship.
HOLD POLICY Orders will be held for up to SEVEN DAYS to allow time for mailed payments to arrive. If payment is not received after one week, merchandise will be returned to stock with no further obligation by Rare-Plane Detective or the customer.Orders paid by check are shipped SEVEN - TEN DAYS after receipt of payment to allow time for check to clear.