Inventory of Previous RAF Builds

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  • Paul Barber said 3 months ago:

    Dust off your older builds and your cameras!

    When decisions have been made about any previously built kits you would like to add to the group they will be listed here!

    Obscure, short run and ‘out of manufacture’ kits would be especially appreciated here!

    As ever, I’d be very grateful if you could check details – especially year/decade – and advise me of any edits you wish to make.

    INVENTORY of PREVIOUS RAF BUILDS:

    Eurofighter Typhoon; Revell of Germany 1/72; 11 Sqn, Coningsby 2014 – Ian Jackson

    Sepecat Jaguar GR.3 “Big Cat”; Italeri 1/72; 6 Sqn 2007 – Ferry Dierckxsens

    BAe Harrier GR7A; Airfix 1/72; 4 Sqn Wittering 2006 – Ian Jackson

    Westland Sea King HAR Mk3; Airfix 1/72; RAF Chivenor 1995 – Ferry Dierckxsens

    Phantom FG.1; Fujimi 1/48; 43 Squadron Leuchars 1986 – Ian Jackson

    Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR3; Esci 1/72 4 Sqn Gutersloh 1986 – Ian Jackson

    English Electric Lightning; Airfix 1/48; 5 Sqn; 1984 – Tom Cleaver

    Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.3 4; Italeri 1/72; Sqn 1982 – Ferry Dierckxsens

    Folland Gnat ; Airfix 1:72; ‘Red Arrows’ Kemble 1976 – Ian Jackson

    Westland Aérospatiale Gazelle; Airfix 1/72; Central Training School RAF Gazelle Aerobatic Team; 1975 – Allan J. Withers

    English Electric Lightning T.4; Sword 1/48; 92 Sqn; 1970-71 – Tom Cleaver

    BAE Harrier GR 3; Fujimi 1/72; 1970 – Allan J. Withers

    Sepecat Jaguar GR.Mk 1a; Hasegawa 1/72; 1970s – Greg Kittinger

    Folland Gnat Mk 1; Matchbox 1/72; No 4 Flying Training School at RAF Valley, YellowJacks Aerobatic Team; 1964 – Allan J.Withers

    Hawker Harrier P1127; Airfix 1/72 1961 – Allan J. Withers

    English Electric Lightning F1; Airfix 1/48; 1960s – Josh Patterson

    English Electric Lightning F.Mk 6; Airfix 1/72; 1960s – Greg Kittinger

    Gloster Javelin FAW.9; Airfix 1/48; 25 Sqn; 1960 – Tom Cleaver

    Gloster Meteor NF.14; Aeroclub 1/48 multi-media vacuform; 60 Sqn; 1959 – Tom Cleaver

    Supermarine Swift F.R.5; Airfix 1/72; 2 Sqn; 1957-58 – Tom Cleaver

    Hawker Hunter modified to Hunter F-4; Academy 1/48; 1 Squadron; Cyprus during Operation Musketeer; 1956 – Tom Cleaver

    Gloster Meteor N.F.11; Classic Airframes 1/48; 85 Sqn; 1955 – Tom Cleaver

    de Havilland Vampire FB.5; Airfix 1/72; 1950s – Greg Kittinger

    Handley Page Victor; Airfix 1/72; 1950s – George Williams

    Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B; Airfix 1/72; 1950s – Greg Kittinger

    Gloster Meteor F.4; Classic Airframes 1/48; 609 Sqn RAuxAF; 1952 – Tom Cleaver

    de Havilland Vampire F.3; Alley Cat resin, 1/48 601 Sqn RAuxAF; 1949 – Tom Cleaver

    Gloster Meteor IV; H-K 1/32; 54 Sqn, 1949 – Tom Cleaver

    de Havilland 103 F 20 Sea Hornet (TT213); Special Hobby 1/72; Aircraft Research and Development Unit RAAF 1948 – Allan J. Withers

    Supermarine Spitfire XVIII; Falcon Models 1/48 (Vacuform); 208 Sqn; 1948 – Tom Cleaver

    Gloster Meteor F3, EE427, A77-1; Airfix 1/72; 1 Aircraft Depot RAAF, 1946 – Allan J. Withers

    P-51K5 Mustang 4 ; Hasegawa 1/72; 3 Sqn, Italy 1945 – Allan J. Withers

    P-51C1 Mustang 3 ; Academy 1/72; 3 Sqn, Italy 1945 – Allan J. Withers

    Hawker Typhoon I-B; Airfix 1/72; 266 Sqn April 1945 – Ferry Dierckxsens

    Supermarine Spitfire 9c 453 Sqn; Italeri 1/72 – 1945 – Allan J. Withers

    Hawker Tempest V srs ii; PCM 1/32; 274 Sqn; Donald “Foob” Fairbanks; 1945 – Tom Cleaver

    Hawker Tempest Mk. V srs I; Special Hobby 1/32 ; 56 Sqn; Wing Commander Roland Beamont; 1944 -Tom Cleaver

    Bristol Beaufighter X; Tamiya 1/48; 27 Sqn, SEAC, 1945 – Tom Cleaver

    Curtiss Hawk 75/Mohawk IV; Special Hobby 1/32; 155 Sqn, SEAC; 1944 – Tom Cleaver

    Bristol Beaufighter TF X; Tamiya 1/48; 236 Sqn, Banff Wing, D-Day, 1944 – Tom Cleaver

    Bristol Beaufighter TF X ; Airfix 1/72; 404 Sqn, Banff Wing, D-Day, 1944 – Tom Cleaver

    Airspeed 10 Mk2 Oxford ( BM704); AZ Models 1/72; 1 Service Flying Training School RAAF 1943; Allan J. Withers

    de Havilland Mosquito NF 2 456 Sqn; Airfix 1/72, 1943 – Allan J. Withers

    Hawker Hurricane 1, V7476, A60-1; Airfix 1/72; 2 Communications Flight RAAF, 1942 – Allan J. Withers

    Gloster Meteor Mk1 prototype #5; Tamiya 1/48; 1943 – Neil Foster

    Boulton Paul Defiant; Airfix 1/48; 227 Sqn, Essex 1942 – Ian Jackson

    Supermarine Spitfire; Airfix 1/48; 302 (Polish) Sqn, Exercise Spartan 1942 – Ian Jackson

    Kittyhawk I ; AMTech 1/48; 112 ‘Shark’ Sqn; 1942 – Tom Cleaver

    Kittyhawk I; Hasegawa 1/32; 112 ‘Shark’ Sqn; 1942 – Tom Cleaver

    Miles Magister; Gavia 1/48; 310 Squadron; 1941 – Tom Cleaver

    Bristol Blenheim IV; Airfix 1/72; 105 Sqn, flown by Wing Commander Hughie Edwards on his VC mission to Bremen, 1941 – Tom Cleaver

    Supermarine Spitfire 5b 452 Sqn; Italeri 1/72 – 1941 – Allan J. Withers

    Gloster Meteor F.3; Tamiya 1/48; 1940s – George Williams

    De Havilland Mosquito NFMk.II; Airfix 1/72; 23 Sqn 1942 – Ferry Dierckxsens

    De Havilland Mosquito bomber; Monogram 1/48; 1940s – Louis Gardner

    De Havilland Mosquito Night Fighter; Monogram 1/48; 1940s – Louis Gardner

    Hawker Typhoon Ib; Revell 1/32; 54 Sqn 1942 – Tom Cleaver

    Gloster Pioneer E28/39: Special Hobby 1/48; 1941 – Neil Foster

    Armstrong Whitworth A.W.38 Whitley Mk.V, “N for Nancy”; Airfix 1/72; 1940-41 – Tom Cleaver

    Hawker Hurricane I; Hasegawa 1/48; S/L Ian Gleed; Battle of Britain; 266 Sqn; 1940 – Tom Cleaver

    Hawker Hurricane Mk I; Airfix 1/48; S/L Douglas Bader, 242 Sqn; Battle of Britain; 1940 – Tom Cleaver

    Hawker Hurricane Mk IIc; Revell 1/72, 1940s – David Mills

    Hawker Hurricane MK.I; Hasegawa 1/48; S/L Ian Gleed; Battle of Britain; 87 Sqn; 1940 – Tom Bebout

    Hawker Hurricane MK.I; Airfix 1/48; 1940s – Frederick J Seitz III

    Hawker Hurricane; Monogram 1/48; Battle of Britain; 1940 – Louis Gardner

    Hawker Hurricane; Monogram 1/48; North Africa; 1940s – Louis Gardner

    Hawker Typhoon; Monogram 1/48; 245 Sqn; 1945 – Tom Bebout

    Hawker Typhoon Mk.I Bubble Top; Hasegawa 1/48; 1945 – Frederick J Seitz III

    Hawker Typhoon; Monogram 1/48; 1940s – Louis Gardner

    Supermarine Spitfire 1; Airfix 1/48; Robert Stanford-Tuck (Dunkirk); 92 Sqn; 1940 – Tom Cleaver

    Supermarine Spitfire MK.I; Tamiya 1/48; 610 Sqn; 1940s – Tom Bebout

    Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb; Trop Tamiya 1/48; 601 Sqn; 1940s – Tom Bebout

    Supermarine Spitfire MK.I; Tamiya 1/48; 1940s – Frederick J Seitz III

    Supermarine Spitfire Mk. I; Revell 1/32; 54 Sqn, 1940 – Louis Gardner

    Bristol Blenheim IF; Airfix 1/72; 29 Sqn, 1940-41Airfix – Tom Cleaver

    Bouton Paul Defiant; Aifix 1/72; 264 Sqn; 1940 – Tom Cleaver

    Supermarine Spitfire Mk. II; Revell / Monogram 1/48; “The Borough of Lambeth, “BETTE” 1940s – Louis Gardner

    Bristol Beaufighter MK.VI; Tamiya 1/48; 96 Sqn; Scotand 1943 – Tom Bebout

    Bristol Beaufighter MK.VI; Tamiya 1/48; 1940s – Frederick J Seitz III

    Brewster Buffalo; Matchbox 1/72; 1940s – Greg Kittinger

    Westland Whirlwind; Airfix 1/72; 1940s – Greg Kittinger

    Boulton Paul Defiant; Airfix 1/72; 1940s – Greg Kittinger

    Vultee Vengence; 1/72; 1940s – Greg Kittinger

    Hawker Hurricane I “rag wing”; Classic Airframes 1/48; 111 Sqn; 1938 – Tom Cleaver

    Hawker Hurricane 1; Airfix 1/48; 111 Sqn; 1938 – Tom Cleaver

    Hawker Fury; Montex 1/32; 43 Sqn; 1932-34 – Tom Cleaver

    Bristol Bulldog Mk IIa; Pyro 1/48; 19 Sqn; 1931 – Tom Cleaver

    Supermarine S 6B (S1595); Eastern Express 1/72; RAF High Speed Wing; 1931 – Allan J. Withers.

    Gloster Gauntlet; Aeroclub 1/48 (vacuform); 74 Tiger Sqn; 1930s – Tom Cleaver

    Gloster Gladiator I; Roden 1/48; 65 Sqn; 1930s – Tom Cleaver

    de Havilland D.H.10 bomber; Resin, 1/48; 1919 – Candice Uhlir

    Vickers Vimy; TC Berg resin kit, 1/48 (highly modified); 1919 – Candice Uhlir

    Sopwith Camel; Eduard 1/48; William Barker; 139 Sqn 1918 – Tom Cleaver

    Sopwith Camel; Eduard 1/48; Donald MacLaren; 46 Sqn; 1918 – Tom Cleaver

    Sopwith 2F.1 “Sea Camel”; Eduard 1/48; Tonder raid; 1918 – Tom Cleaver

    Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a; Wingnut Wings 1/32; 56 Sqn RFC; James McCudden; 1918 – Tom Cleaver

    Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8; Wingnut Wings 1/32; 3 Sqn AFC; 1918 – Tom Cleaver

    Bristol Fighter F.2b; Wingnut Wings 1/32; 48 Sdn; Major Keith Park; 1918 – Tom Cleaver

    Sopwith Triplane; Wingnut Wings 1/32; 8 Sqn RNAS; Bob Little; 1917 – Tom Cleaver

    Sopwith Pup; Eduard 1/48; Arthur Lee; 46 Sn; 1917 – Tom Cleaver

    AVRO 504; Merit kit (highly modified) 1/48; 1916 – Candice Uhlir

    Number of builds: 101

    Decades covered: 1910s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s. 80s, 90s, 2000s, 2010s
    Decades open: 1920s

  • Josh Patterson said 3 months ago:

    Lightning F.1 and TSR2 1/48 Airfix. (May dust off my old 92sq F.2 as well.) (1960’s) Maybe a Spit as well. (1940’s)

  • Paul Barber said 3 months ago:

    Brilliant Josh – especially the TSR-2! I have added the first two cold war jets – let me know about the others, as and when!

  • Greg Kittinger said 3 months ago:

    I can contribute the following from my older builds (all 1/72 of course):

    Brewster Buffalo, Westland Whirlwind, Defiant, Vultee Vengence (40’s)
    Vampire FB.5, Buccaneer S.2B (50’s)
    Lightning F.Mk 6 (60’s)
    Jaguar GR.Mk 1a (70’s) – from the Year of the Cat build

    Assuming RAF only – not FAA…

  • Paul Barber said 3 months ago:

    Wow Greg – what a haul! Can you please let me know the kit manufacturers if it is not too much bother? That’ll be in keeping with my current way of listing the inventory. Thanks so much for this mammoth contribution – some absolute crackers in there (loving the Vampire especially) – you’ll be busy as the ‘reveal’ takes place!

  • Ferry Dierckxsens said 2 months, 3 weeks ago:

    Just like Greg I can contribute in 1/72 some of my earlier RAF subjects:

    Westland Sea King HAR Mk3 RAF Chivenor 1995 Airfix 1/72
    Hawker Typhoon I-B 266 Sqn April 1945 Airfix 1/72
    De Havilland Mosquito NFMk.II (Special) 23 Sqn 1942 Airfix 1/72
    Harrier GR.3 4 Sqn 1982 Italeri 1/72
    SEPECAT Jaguar GR.3 “Big Cat” 6 Sqn 2007 – Italeri 1/72 from the Year of the cat build

  • Tom Bebout said 2 months, 3 weeks ago:

    Previous builds I can add to the RAF Subjects, all in 1/48 are as follows:

    Hasegawa Hurricane MK.I
    Monogram Hawker Typhoon
    Tamiya Spitfire MK.I
    Tamiya Bristol Beaufighter MK.VI

  • Frederick J Seitz III said 2 months, 3 weeks ago:

    I think I can add a wee bit here too! 1940’s
    Tamiya Spitfire Mk.I
    Tamiya Beaufighter Mk. VI (?)
    Hasegawa Typhoon Mk.I Bubble Top
    Airfix Hurricane Mk.I

  • Paul Barber said 2 months, 3 weeks ago:

    Greg, Ferry, Tom and Frederick. Thank you so much for the contributions – I have added them to the inventory. You have really filled some gaps, and with some sensational aircraft. I’m already in awe of the number of builds people have added, and full of gratitude to you all – I can’t wait to see this all take shape.

  • George Williams said 2 months, 3 weeks ago:

    Hi Paul, if you think they’re suitable, please add my 1950s era Airfix 1/72 Handley Page Victor posted here on iModeler last year, and Tamiya 1/48 Gloster Meteor F.3 from the 1940s, posted in 2015.

    Cheers for now, George

  • Paul Barber said 2 months, 3 weeks ago:

    George – that’s very modest of you – they are highly suitable and excellent additions – it goes without saying that the HP Victor is extra special – not so many built as far as I can tell! Thank you so much for the contribution!

  • Louis Gardner said 2 months, 1 week ago:

    Hello Paul.
    I have two previous builds that I posted here on Imodeler , (both are Spitfires). One is a Revell 1/32 scale Mk. 1, from 54 Squadron 1940, while the other is a 1/48 scale Revell / Monogram Mk II “The Borough of Lambeth, “BETTE”.

    I have other kits in the display case that have yet to be posted here. All are Monogram kits in 1/48 scale.

    Here’s a list of what I can add:

    Hawker Typhoon
    Hawker Hurricane wearing BoB colors
    Hawker Hurricane Desert camouflage from North Africa
    DE Havilland Mosquito bomber version
    DE Havilland Mosquito Night Fighter…………. This is a “survivor” kit that I built as a teen. It’s OK but not perfect by any means. It’s just getting older like me !!!!

    Please let me know which ones you would like to see posted.

    Thanks in advance.

  • Paul Barber said 2 months ago:

    Hello Louis, the only sensible answer is ‘all of them’! Thank you so much! I will get them into the inventory once you let me know that you are happy for the gb to include them all.

  • Louis Gardner said 2 months ago:

    By all means my friend, please add them all. I want to do what I can to help you with this inventory. Most of these aircraft types have already been mentioned, but the more the merrier !!!!

    I’ll start my 1/48 scale Airfix Boulton Paul Defiant in a few days……………. and post it in the 100 Years of the RAF Group Build section.

    Thanks again my friend for starting this endeavor.

  • Louis Gardner said 2 months ago:

    Thanks Paul for adding my previous builds to the inventory.

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