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Modeling by Allan John Withers

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Hughes OH 6A Cayuse, 01602, Spanish Navy.

by Allan John Withers on February 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

1/72 Italeri, almost OOB, I added some wire to the undercarriage and tail rotor for strength, finished in MM enamels with Future and MM 30000 acrylic over kit decals.

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Kamov Ka 50 “Hokum”, 018, test aircraft Tashkent 1991.

by Allan John Withers on February 9, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I modified the rotor head, replacing some parts to separate the two rotors, finished in MM enamels with I think Tamiya X22 and MM 30000 over kit decals.

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Hawker Hunter J 34 / F 50, 34033 D, Acro Hunters, F18 wing Sweedish Air Force Tullinge 1957.

by Allan John Withers on February 6, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 Revell, I modified a few things, wing leading edge and panel lines, rear fuselage, copper wire ejector handles, canopy open, added intake covers, finished in Revell and MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over Flying Colors Aerodecals.

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Hawker Hunter F 58, J4030, Patrouille Suisse, Swiss Air Force Dubendorf Air Base 1982.

by Allan John Withers on February 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 Revell, almost OOB, I replaced ejection handles with copper wire, removed molded instrument detail, added intake covers and have canopy open as it doesn’t fit properly closed, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over […]

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Sikorsky CH 53 E Super Stallion, 161184, HMN 464 US Marines Aviation California 1993.

by Allan John Withers on January 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I modified and added a few things, brass tube to main rotor, cabin ceiling, wire mesh to air vents, tail rotor drive shafts and gearboxes, finished in MM enamels with Future and MM 30000 acrylic over kit decals.

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Sikorsky MH 53 J Stallion – Pave Low 3, 20th Special Operations Sqn USAF Saudi Arabia 1991.

by Allan John Withers on January 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I modified, replaced and added a few things, cut the tail at the fold point, added bulkheads and drive shaft couplings, added a cabin ceiling, brass tube and wire to main and tail rotors, reversed tail rotor blades, […]

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North American P 51 C1 Mustang 3, FB244, 3 Sqn RAAF Fano Italy 1945.

by Allan John Withers on January 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 Academy, I modified a few things, brass wire and tube to prop’, landing light, guns, finished in MM, Humbrol and Tamiya enamels with Future and Matt Cote over Aussie and kit decals.

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North American P 51K Mustang 4, KH791, 3 Sqn RAAF Cervia Italy 1945.

by Allan John Withers on January 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

1/72 Hasegawa, I modified the prop’ with brass tube, added some Academy bombs, finished in MM, Humbrol and Tamiya enamels with MM 10000 and 30000 acrylics over kit and Aussie decals.

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Supermarine Spitfire 9c, MK260, 453 sqn RAAF RAF Hawkinge Kent England 1945.

by Allan John Withers on January 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I modified a few things, brass wire and tube to the propeller, clear sprue for nav’ lights and larger gun blisters, not happy with these at first, finished in MM and Humbrol enamels with Future and Xtra flat […]

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Supermarine Spitfire 5b, AB852, 452 Sqn RAAF RAF Kenley Surrey England 1941.

by Allan John Withers on January 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I modified a few things, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over kit and PD decals. Flown by Flt Ltn Brendon “Paddy” Finucane.