Modeling by George Williams


McLaren MP4/8 F1 car, Tamiya, 1/20

A couple of years ago I set myself a project of building a series of 1/20 scake McLaren Formula One cars. The first one, the MP4/4 Tamiya kit ground to a halt due my disappointment with the aftermarket carbon fibre […]


Toyota GT-One TS020, Tamiya, 1/24

Most major manufacturers have tried to win the famous Le Mans 24 hour sports car race held annually in France. Porsche have been the most successful, but the Japanese have tried their best. Toyota so nearly won in 1998, managing […]

Stunning photographs from RAF competition

by George Williams on August 16, 2016 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

You aircraft fans may like some of these pictures entered into the recent RAF photograph competition:


Lancia 037 Rally, 1/24, Hasegawa

If Jaguars are my favourite sports cars then Lancias are my favourite rally cars. In fact the BBC Top Gear presenters once voted Lancia as their all time favourite manufacturer. I have particularly fond memories of a Lancia Beta Coupe […]


Jaguar XJR-8 LM, Silk Cut Livery, Hasegawa, 1/24

Jaguar has always been one of favourite marques since seeing D-Types winning at Le Mans when I was a kid, spotting E-Types as a school boy, and later owning and driving a few examples, including the beloved Mk II and […]


Honda REPSOL RC213V ’14, Tamiya, 1/12

I haven’t posted a motorcycle for quite a while so here’s Tamiya’s latest 1/12 kit of the 2014 Moto GP championship winning Honda ridden by Spaniard Marc Marquez. This is the first Moto GP bike issued by Tamiya for a […]

Pictures of Americans in England in WWII

I thought some of you guys would be interested in this opening of a new Amerian section of the Imperial War Museum at Duxford, it includes some fascinating pictures as part of the exhibition:


Peugeot 206 WRC – We Are The Champions! Tamiya 1/24

Back to safe ground, four wheels, and wings for keeping it on the ground. This is Tamiya’s 1/24 kit of the Peugeot 206 World Rally Car which won both the drivers’ and manufacturers’ world championships in 2002. Having had much […]


Vietnam Scooters Eduard 1/48 A-4E

by George Williams on February 28, 2016 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

I recently re-watched one of my favourite movies – Good Morning, Vietnam – and thought I’d like to try build something from this conflict. Being impressed and inspired by the A4’s recently posted on this site, and after talking to […]


Back to the classics – part 2

In response to Jack Mugan’s recent posting here’s my version of Tamiya’s Mercedes. I’ve finished it as a stock European version, complete with chrome bumpers, and, yes, a bakelite steering wheel! Thanks to Jack for encouraging me to post these […]