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Modeling by Allan J Withers

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

by Allan J Withers on January 18, 2018 in Aviation -- 32 Comments

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.

by Allan J Withers on January 1, 2018 in Uncategorized -- 20 Comments

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.

by Allan J Withers on December 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 39 Comments

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.

by Allan J Withers on December 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 38 Comments

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.

by Allan J Withers on October 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 31 Comments

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.

by Allan J Withers on October 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

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.

by Allan J Withers on October 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

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.

by Allan J Withers on September 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

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.

Martin B 57B Canberra, 52-1590, The Black Knights 38th Bomb Wing USAFE Laon AFB France 1956.

by Allan J Withers on August 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

1/72 Airfix, I modified a few things, pilot seats narrower, removed the hinges from all control surfaces, the tail-plane joints, engine jet-pipes and replaced some antennae, finished in MM and Humbrol enamels with Future over kit and other decals, built […]

BAe Harrier GR 3, XV804, 233 OCU RAF Wittering England 1970.

by Allan J Withers on June 24, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

1/72 Fujimi, I modified the cockpit, nose wheel bay and engine fan, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over kit decals, built 2013.