Modeling by Michael Drover


Eduard 1/48 MiG-21PF – East German Air Force

by Michael Drover on May 6, 2016 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Hi folks. I finished it earlier in the year but I’ve only just got round to photographing it. I’d categorise this kit as my sanity build as it is a very simple airframe to assemble. Click fit and very easy […]

RDAF RF-84G (1 of 10)

1/48th Royal Danish Air Force RF-84G

by Michael Drover on August 8, 2015 in Aviation -- 32 Comments

G’day folks. Latest off the bench for me is Tamiya’s 1/48 F-84G converted to a Royal Danish Air Force RF-84G using the MADS resin set. I wanted to build something other than a NMF Thunderjet as they are not often […]


Bronco Models 1/48th MQ-1 Predator

by Michael Drover on June 2, 2015 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Hi folks. This is the Bronco Models 1/48 MQ-1 Predator straight outa the box. It’s a very simple build with excellent fit. Marking options are very simple schemes though they’re difficult to add interest to being all grey. A few […]


Royal Air Force SEPECAT Jaguar T.2A, 54 Squadron – Italeri 1/72

by Michael Drover on February 17, 2014 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Hi again all. I promise that this will be the last one for a while!!! I finished this one back in 2012. It’s the Italeri 1/72 Jag T-2A with Aeroclub ejection seats and decals by the now defunct Model Alliance. […]


Royal Air Force Hawker Tempest Mk.V (early) – 3 Squadron – Academy 1/72

by Michael Drover on February 16, 2014 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

The response I’ve had to the F-111 and P-40 has been overwhelming and I appreciate all those have commented on the posts. It really is appreciated. Back to 1/72 scale this time with the venerable 1/72 Academy Hawker Tempest built […]


Royal Australian Air Force P-40N, 80 Squadron – Geoff Atherton – Hasegawa 1/48

by Michael Drover on February 13, 2014 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

G’day guys. Thought I’d keep the RAAF theme going with my rendition of Wing Commander Geoff Atherton’s ride while he was Commander of 80 Squadron during WW2. The kit is the “Cleopatra III” boxing of the Hasegawa 1/48 P-40 M/N […]


Royal Australian Air Force F-111C – Hasegawa 1/72

by Michael Drover on February 12, 2014 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Hi everyone. Thought I’d load this one up as my first contribution to the site. It’s the first version of the very nice 1/72 Hasegawa F-111C Royal Australian Air Force boxing. Several enhancements have been made to the kit including […]