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SAAF Atlas Cheetah

by Morne Meyer on January 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

The SAAF desperately needed a fighter with which to tackle the Mig 23 threat in the skies over Angola during the Angolan Bush War. It was only superior SAAF pilot training that allowed the Mirage III, Mirage F 1 CZ […]

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South African Armour, Artillery and AFV’s

by Morne Meyer on January 3, 2017 in Armor -- 15 Comments

Included in this selection of photos are the G-6 Self-propelled Howitzer (Takom is releasing this in 1/35 scale), G-5 Howitzer, Badger Infantry Fighting Vehicle, Elephant MBT, Rooikat (Lynx), Ratel ZT3 Infantry Fighting Vehicle with Anti Tank Missiles, Battaleur self propelled […]

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South African Air Force

by Morne Meyer on January 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

These are just a small sample of photos that I have on South African military hardware. Hopefully it would be of help to those modellers wishing to build SAAF aircraft. Since 1994 the SAAF has undergone a transformation during which […]

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VW Beetle Afrika Korps 1942

by Morne Meyer on December 29, 2016 in Automotive -- 16 Comments

A friend asked me to transform his 1/18 scale VW 1950 model Beetle into a Afrika Korps vehicle from 1942. The model is not the type of VW Beetle used in 1942 since it’s a civilian 1950 type. The diecast […]

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Beechcraft T-34 C Turbo Mentor

by Morne Meyer on October 8, 2016 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

I am posting this 1/48 scale Turbo Mentor on behalf of a fellow club member of mine, Dean Winfield. (I am not sure if I am allowed to upload on behalf of someone, so if I am breaking any iModeler […]

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IPMS South Africa Nationals

by Morne Meyer on October 3, 2016 in Show Reports -- 7 Comments

Some more photos to augment those posted by Marc.

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F 4 Phantom Group Build

by Morne Meyer on February 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

My contribution for the group build will be Academy’s F 4B dressed up in Vagabond decals for VF 84’s SEA 1965 cruise. Eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Aires cockpit set to add some spice to an excellent kit.

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F-100 D Super Sabre

by Morne Meyer on March 1, 2015 in Aviation -- 48 Comments

This is Monogram’s classic Super Sabre in 1/48 scale. It is typical 70’s and 80’s Monogram with raised panel detail and good detail ie. open gun bay ammo chute, open speed brake and raised cockpit details. This model represents an […]

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Blast from the past

by Morne Meyer on January 12, 2015 in Aviation -- 58 Comments

Recently my 9 year old daughter, Micaela, expressed an interest in building a model aircraft. I managed to get hold of the exact same model kit that I built back in 1982 as my first model when I was 10, […]

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Republic F 105 D Thunderchief

by Morne Meyer on December 23, 2014 in Aviation -- 31 Comments

This is the classic Monogram Thud in 1/48 scale. The model depicts the Thud flown by Capt. Peter Foley on 13 March 1968. This Thud belonged to the 469th Tactical Fighter Squadron of the 388th Tactical Fighter Wing. The 469th […]