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Modeling by Allan J Withers

Bell X 1, 46062, USAAF Muroc Air Base California 1947.

by Allan J Withers on May 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

1/72 Hobbycraft, almost OOB, I replaced the pitots with brass wire, finished in Floquil F110030 and MM enamels with Tamiya X22 over kit and other decals, built 2007. This aircraft named “Glamorous Glennis” flown by Captain Charles “Chuck” Yeager.

Convair XFY 1 Pogo, 138649, Naval Auxilliary Air Station, Brown Field California USA 1954.

by Allan J Withers on May 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 32 Comments

1/72 Kovozavody, I modified the propellers, pitot tube and seat, finished in MM metalizers and enamels with MM metalizer sealer over kit decals. built in 2007.

Agusta Bell AB 206 A Jet Ranger, 8141 3C-JL, Kleeblatt team, 2nd Sqn 1st Flt Reg Austrian AF Langenlebarn 1985.

by Allan J Withers on May 9, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I modified a few things, cabin windows, tail rotor drive shaft, exhausts – not yet fitted, finished in Revell, MM and Humbrol enamels with Future over kit and other decals, built 2013.

Hawker Hurricane 1, A60-1 / V7476, 2 Communications Flight RAAF Laverton Vic 1942.

by Allan J Withers on May 6, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

1/72 Airfix, I modified and added a few things, basic cockpit details, air filter, antennae, propeller shaft, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future and Micro flat over kit and spare decals, built 2008.

De Havilland DHC 3 Otter, A100-392, 1 Aircraft Trials Unit RAAF Woomera SA 1962.

by Allan J Withers on May 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

1/72 Hobby craft, almost OOB, I added static dis-chargers, antennae and anti collision light, finished in MM enamel with Shine magic over Aussie decals from the spares box.

Bell AH 1W Super Cobra, 162532, USMC.

by Allan J Withers on April 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

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 […]

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

by Allan J 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.

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

by Allan J 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 […]

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

by Allan J 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.

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

by Allan J 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 […]