Article Directory: Show Reports

Reports from modeling shows, air displays and similar events.

Groups (Airshows and Museums)

To advise, under the Groups tab, I’ve uploaded upwards of 350 images from the Imperial War Museum (Duxford), including the tank museum, and also images from the RAF Hendon museum, for your perusal and future reference.

You won’t see these two anywhere but Chino

You’re not going to see these two original Japanese airplanes anywhere but at Planes of Fame in Chino. A bad day for photography, but when the world’s only J2M3 Raiden (Jack) and D4Y3 Suisei (Judy) are on display (the J2M3 […]

2013 IPMS UK Scale Modelworld – on video

Found on Youtube is this comprehensive video coverage of the 2013 IPMS UK Scale Modelworld in Telford, England. Expertly presented by someone… a bit unexpected. Viewing the two clips will take about 20 minutes of your time, in return providing […]

Scale Model World Telford 2013 (Pt 3)

Here are the last few photos I’m posting from the Nationals. Once again, apologies in advance for any duplications across the three postings. Check out Part 2 as it was updated with additional images after the original posting. By the […]

UPDATED Scale Model World Telford 2013 (Pt 2 )

A further selection of photos now included, after I cropped them a little to reduce file sizes for upload. Cheers!

Scale Model World Telford 2013

I’ve attached a fairly random selection from the 50th annversary weekend. With the number of clubs (chapters) and SIGs, taking a (conservative) average of 50 models per group together with the competition area display, I estimate there were upwards of […]

Scale Modelworld Telford U.K. 2013

Well scalemodel world is finished for another year so here are some pictures of the event for all those of you who could not attend.The first few pictures are from the competition and the standard was of course amazing, my […]

Airfix on the offensive: 1/24 Hawker Typhoon, and…

News came today from Telford that Airfix has been showing a new 1/24 scale Hawker Typhoon kit, to be released shortly. It seems to be an advanced offering, featuring parts breakdown for early and late version of the Typhoon, complete […]

The only UH-1B gunship left, and it’s a HA(L)-3 Sea Wolf!

I now know what the WW2 guys feel like when they see a P-51 or an F6F or one of the other machines from their youth. Was out at Chino today, and all of a sudden I hear the unmistakeable […]

P-51A at Chino last weekend

This is the Planes of Fame P-51A Mustang, in the markings of “Mrs. Virginia” of the 1st Air Commando Group; the original was flown by their legendary commander, Colonel Phil Cochran. Phil and the Air Commandos were immortalized in the […]