Modeling by Gregor d

Westland Whirlwind

by Gregor d on July 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Hi, Here is another of my recent builds, the old Airfix Westland Whirlwind in 1/72 scale. This is a “retooling” from the ’70’s rather than the original kit they produced in the 1960’s. Although a simple kit with less than […]

ICM Bf 109F-4

by Gregor d on July 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Hi, I haven’t posted here for a while, but that doesn’t mean i have stopped modelling. Here is my recently completed ICM Messerschmitt 109F in 1/48 scale. Not a bad kit but it took some persusading to fit together well. […]

Airfix 1/48 Hurricane Mk 1

by Gregor d on December 7, 2015 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

This is the old tooling of Airfix’s Mk 1 Hurricane. I chose to model it “in flight” and mounted the aircraft on a clear plastic pole. The base is a fence post top covered with model railroad static grass. Mostly […]

Battle of Britain BF 109E

by Gregor d on October 2, 2015 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

1/48 Airfix kit which was built OOB with aftermarket decals. The aircraft depicted is from JG 26 based at Caifiers France August 1940. Flown by Staffelkapitain Gerhard Schophel, who claimed a number of victories during BoB including 4 in one […]

iModeler Review – New Tool 1/48 Airfix Spitfire Vb

by Gregor d on August 4, 2014 in Reviews -- 22 Comments

Some of you may well be asking why do we need another 1/48 Spitfire?? Hasegawa, and Tamiya have both produced excellent kits of the Vb, and there are readily available kits by some of the short run producers – Whether […]

iModeler Review – Airfix 1/72 Bristol Blenheim

by Gregor d on June 30, 2014 in Reviews -- 15 Comments

Hot off the press – the new tool 1/72 scale Bristol Blenheim Mk1 by Airfix (£14.99 converts to $25 US). These, thankfully, bear no resemblance to the old tool Airfix Mk IV in terms of engineering, detail and, hopefully, build. […]

iModeler Review – Airfix 1/72 Hawker Hurricane Mk 1

by Gregor d on February 24, 2014 in Reviews -- 8 Comments

Presenting the “new” 1/72 Airfix (early) Mk 1 Hurricane. This is an upgraded release of the first mark 1 that was made available at the end of 2013. The main difference with this release is you have the dehaviland 3 […]