Reports from modeling shows, air displays and similar events.
Traveled up the road to Dayton, Ohio, for the Wright Field Scale Modelers annual show held at the Hope Hotel and Convention Center. A total of 375 models were on display and presented here are a few pics of some of the models that caught my eye.[...]
These categories had the fewest entries. The model of HMS Nelson is 1/350 scale and was built by master model builder Tony Collins but was not entered in the Nationals and only put on display. Sci fi was dominated by Star Wars figures and spacec[...]
Unfortunately this category did not have many entries, which is sad since it is definitely one of the most colourful and eye catching categories.
These are some of my favourites from the South African Nats. Enjoy!
These aircraft were just some of the many models entered in the 1/72 - 1/32 scale classes. My Westland Wyvern 1/48 Trumpeter was awarded the best in show for 1/48 scale and my Huey Hog Gunship 1/35 Academy MRC for Rotorcraft. Jets best in show 1[...]
This Easter weekend the South African Nationals was held in Port Elizabeth. The venue was the SAAF Museum which consists of hangers dating from WW II. Our Nationals were very well supported with over 350 entries from most of the regional clubs i[...]
Again I visited a modelshow, this time the 10th jubilee edition of the German Euro Model Expo. It's held in Lingen, and for me just over 2 hours driving from home. The Netherlands is a small country and driving to Germany is within easy reach. [...]
If anyone should be in So California on the first weekend of May. Come on down to Chino, California, about an hour east of Los Angeles, in the Inland Empire. WWII B-25's, P-38's B-17's, P-47, Tigercats, Mustangs, the N9MB Flying wing demons[...]
I attended both days with three entries in bikes, took these pic's late Sunday, I don't remember all the winners, I wish they would mark them, other places have certificates, if I am right the Phantom won large aircraft, the Porsche 935 won, the[...]
Hi Everyone, Yesterday I travelled up to the Greater Sydney Scale Model Expo for a look. The show is in it's 3rd year and basically run by one person with support of local IPMS NSW Club. The venue at Stanhope Gardens was great, light and airy wi[...]