Modeling by mark poulton

Italeri 1/48th westland Wessex HU.5

by mark poulton on April 4, 2016 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Another Italeri Wessex completed, this time an HU.5 Rescue version from 771 Squadron based at Culdrose. This was my second model of this version as my first, a Commando version from 707 Squadron from Yeovilton met an untimely demise after […]

Italeri 1/48th Westland Wessex HAS 3

by mark poulton on March 25, 2016 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

The Wessex has long held a great deal of interest for me and was a mainstay of the Fleet Air Arm for several years. My father spent many years working on them as a Air Fitter and ended up a […]

Revell 1/24th Schlingmann LF-20

by mark poulton on January 16, 2016 in Automotive -- 6 Comments

My modelling tastes can be very varied at times and Fire Engines have always held an interest for me. When travelling you’d be surprised how many pictures of fire engines world wide I have taken. I picked up this Revell […]

Dragon 1/72nd SH-3D

by mark poulton on January 7, 2016 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

As I’ve just got the new Airfix 1/72nd Westland Sea King HC.4 I thought I’d revisit my US Navy theme and show an earlier US Navy version. Keeping with the grey and white era which I so fond of, this […]

Hobbyboss 1/48th F-14A Tomcat

by mark poulton on January 4, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Happy New Year to all. Adding to my US Navy theme is Hobbyboss’s Grumman F-14A Tomcat. As with other Hobbyboss kits, this one allows for a good few options and I opted to have a few access panels open to […]

Happy Prize Winner

by mark poulton on December 20, 2015 in News -- 10 Comments

Delighted with my unexpected yet very welcome random draw prize. Will go on modelling projects pile and will display once completed. Thank you I Modeller!

Academy 1/48th F-4B

by mark poulton on December 18, 2015 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Returning to my US Navy theme, one of my all time favourite aircraft the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom. The Academy version is a very nice model and certainly benefits from modern moulding technology. The one piece main fuselage is a […]

Hobbyboss 1/48th A-6A Intruder

by mark poulton on December 13, 2015 in Aviation -- 29 Comments

Amongst my favourite modelling themes is US Navy aviation during its grey and white period and those colourful squadron markings. So I’d like to start my US Navy theme with the Grumman A-6A Intruder. I had long looked at Hobbyboss’s […]

Kinetic 1/48th BAe Sea Harrier FA.2

by mark poulton on December 8, 2015 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

There just something great about the Harrier and such a shame they taken out of service far too early. Still there good kits released of this classic British aircraft and Kinetics’ 1/48th Sea Harrier FA.2 is a very good kit […]

Airfix 172 Lightnings

by mark poulton on December 1, 2015 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Carrying on my Airfix love affair, I eagerly waited the new Lightning when it was released. I have built several of the 1/48 scale ones and they were/are superb models and a delight to build. I asked Santa for an […]