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@kalamazoo Allan J Withers

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I am aged 65 in May 2018, I have lived in Sydney Australia since I was 3, have been modeling again since around 2000, I am a member of IPMS NSW, my main interest is Australian Defence Force aircraft, military aerobatic team aircraft and helicopters in 1/72nd scale also racing cars and bikes in 1/20th, 1/24th and 1/12th scales.

Greater Sydney Scale Model Expo 2018

I attended both days with three entries in bikes, took these pic’s late Sunday, I don’t remember all the winners, I wish they would mark them, other places have certificates, if I am right the Phantom won large aircraft, the […]

Lockheed C 141A Starlifter, 50227, 62nd MAW USAF.

1/200 Dragon, I removed the pilots and covered the undercarriage bays inside the cabin, finished in MM enamels with Future over kit and other decals, build started early 2006.

Boeing 747 238 B, VH-EBC – 162, City of Sydney, QANTAS Airways 1973.

1/200 Hasegawa, this is the first model I started building when I resumed modeling, took a few years to finish, painted with Dulux, MM and Humbrol enamels with Future over Red Roo decals.

2018 – a Happy new year for every modeler I hope, here is what I finished in 2017.

My Year of the Cat GB, the first four in order of finishing, 1/12 Tamiya Ducati, 1/72 Hobbycraft / Tasman Sabre, 1/72 Revell Tiger, 1/72 Hasegawa F11A Tiger,————— Water Wings GB, three in order, 1/144 Arfix Boeing 314, 1/72 Hobbycraft […]

Lockheed P2V 5 Neptune, A89-308, 11 Sqn RAAF Pearce WA 1953.

1/72 Hasegawa, Falcon conversion, some of, plus my own modifications, Engines and things resin engines, Pavla cockpit, these modified slightly, I added some scratch built guns, rockets, exhausts, nose gear leg and search light, finished in MM enamels, FS15042, with […]

Fairey Rotodyne, XE521, Fairey Aviation Company Limited, White Waltham Airfield England 1959.

1/72 Airfix, I modified a few things, rotor and prop’ shafts, control surfaces, doors etc, finished in MM and Humbrol enamels with Future over kit decals, built 2005 to 2006.

Lockheed EC 121 Warning Star, 135756, USN Pacific Missile Range, Point Mugu California 1961.

1/144 Minicraft, almost OOB, I added some piano wire axels to the main undercarriage, finished in MM enamels with Future over kit and other decals, built 2006 to 2009.

HAIG K8 Karakorum, 03-02804, Sherdils, Pakistan Air Force Risalpur 2010.

1/72 Trumpeter, almost OOB, I added a smoke tank, finished in MM, Concept and Revell enamels with Future over kit decals, built in 2015.

WSK Swidnik SM 1 “Hare” 11, Polish Air Force Coast Guard.

1/72 MPM, I modified a few things, brass tube and wire for the rotors, replaced the tail skid and antennae etc with brass and stretched sprue, finished in MM and Tamiya enamels, Tamiya clear over decals from the spares box, […]

Mikoyan – Gurevich MiG 15 “Fagot B” Soviet Air Force aerobatic team 1954.

1/72 Hobby boss, almost OOB, I modified the intake and changed the scheme, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future over Hi decals.