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Modeling by Allan John Withers

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Bell AH 1W Super Cobra, 162532, USMC.

by Allan John Withers on April 26, 2017 in Aviation

1/72 Italeri, almost OOB, I replaced the three barrels of the gun with thin piano wire, finished in MM enamels with Future and MM FS30000 acrylic over kit decals, built previous to 2004, all my US service helicopters posted now […]

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North American B 25J Mitchell, A47-26, 2 Sqn 79 Wing RAAF Hughes NT 1944.

by Allan John Withers on April 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I thinned the cockpit armor plates, drilled the landing light lenses, corrected the nose gear door position and added some antennae wires, finished in MM enamels with Tamiya X22 + X21 over Aussie decals, built previous to 2004.

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Douglas A 20G Boston, A28-60, 22 Sqn RAAF Noemfoor Island 1944.

by Allan John Withers on April 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

1/72 MPM, I modified a few things, upper turret guns hinge, added alloy foil to landing lights, tinned copper wire push rod tubes to engines, finished in MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over kit and Aussie decals from […]

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Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig 27 “Flogger D”, 27, Soviet Air Force 1976.

by Allan John Withers on March 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

1/72 Hasegawa, OOB, built around 2004 / 2005, finished in MM enamels with Tamiya X22 and MM 20000 acrylic over kit decals.

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Lockheed P 38E F4 Lightning, A55-3, 1 PRU RAAF Coomalie NT 1943.

by Allan John Withers on March 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 Airfix, I modified the nose, fitted brass tube and wire to the prop’s, added antennae and just enough weight for it to sit, finished in Polly Scale acrylics and MM enamels with MM acrylics over Daves decals, Aussie and […]

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Noorduyn Norseman, A71-6, 4 Communications Unit RAAF Archerfield Qld 1945.

by Allan John Withers on March 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

1/72 Matchbox, almost OOB, I replaced the intermediate wing struts with sprue, replaced the engine and fitted 0.010″ brass tailplane bracing wires, finished in MM and Revell enamels with Future and Xtra flat over Aussie and Ventura decals from the […]

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Dornier Do 24K, A49-5, 41 Sqn RAAF Townsville Qld 1943.

by Allan John Withers on March 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I modified the nose turret and added a Falcon vac part, hinged the guns, modified the engines and cowls and added sprue exhausts, added plastic tube and brass wire to the engines, propellers, added rudder pedals, finished in […]

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Martin PBM 3R Mariner, A70-11, 40 Sqn RAAF Townsville Qld 1943.

by Allan John Withers on March 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

1/72 Mach2, I modified the turrets to convert to a transport, sanded and polished the canopy and painted on the frames, strengthened the fuselage join between the wings with a strip of cloth and added the mooring rails to the […]

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Ryan STM, A50-2, 3 Communications Unit RAAF 1942.

by Allan John Withers on March 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 MPM, I replaced and added a few things, exhausts from sprue, pitots and bracing from brass wire, air scoops from alloy foil, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future and Micro flat over kit decals.

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Supermarine S 6B, S 1595, RAF HSF, Flt LT J N Boothman, Schneider Trophy, Calshot England 1931.

by Allan John Withers on March 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

1/72 Eastern Express, I modified and added a few things, plastic tube for propeller, cockpit details, brass bracing wires, adjusted the float struts, lead shot in floats, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future over kit decals.