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Modeling by Mark Beckwith

VT-83 Grumman TBM-3 Avenger

by Mark Beckwith on December 7, 2013 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

1/48 Accurate Miniatures TBM-3 Avenger Construction As usual the construction begins with the cockpit. The level of detail in this kit is outstanding and I tried to do it justice. The sheer complexity of the kit meant I spent far […]

VB-83 Curtis SB2C-4 Helldiver

by Mark Beckwith on November 13, 2013 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

1/48 Pro Modeler SB2C-4 Helldiver Inspired by Tom’s posting the other day of an “Essex” Helldiver, here’s mine from VB83. I built this one basically OOB with some minor scratch built additions to the cockpit. Construction was simple and straight-forward, […]

VICKERS SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE HF.Mk.VIIc

by Mark Beckwith on November 9, 2013 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Wing Commander Peter Mallan Brothers CBE, DSO, DFC, RAF Spitfire HF Mk.VIIc S.N. MD188 August, 1944 Vickers Supermarine Spitfire HF Mk.VIIc, S/N MD188 MD188, an HF Mk.VIIc was the third-to-last MkVII Spitfire to be built, coming off the Eastleigh production […]

NA P-51D-25 MUSTANG “SQUIRT”

by Mark Beckwith on November 6, 2013 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Colonel James O. Beckwith (no relation) C/O 15th FG, 7th Fighter Command, 20th USAAF Iwo Jima, March – May 1945 I built this model a long time ago, my best guess is sometime in the summer of 2001. I finally […]

DOUGLAS SBD-5 DAUNTLESS

by Mark Beckwith on November 4, 2013 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

No. 25 Squadron, Royal New Zealand Air Force Piva Airfield, Bougainville, March – May 1944 Accurate Miniatures produce(d) some of the best models ever, I have build a few now and they are all excellent. The SBD is no exception. […]

FOCKE WULF 190A-8/R11 “Wilde Sau” Nachtjager

by Mark Beckwith on November 3, 2013 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

DRAGON 1/48 SCALE INJECTED PLASTIC KIT Construction was straight-forward and without event. For painting I used Tamiya Acrylics mixed to the correct colour. I mixed the RLM76 first and applied it to the lower airframe, the fuselage sides and other […]