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1/48 Tamiya P-47D-20 “Vonnie”

This is 1/48 Tamiya P-47D-20 with the markings of “Vonnie” 509 FS,504 FG flown by William McCrystal. Standard Olive drab and Neutral Grey finish with red cowl, wing tips, tail bands and canopy trim. Cockpit modified with Eduard instrument panel […]

Requiem for a Hornet – photography and accurate colour basics

Hi everyone, By way of an introduction I thought I’d post a short piece about the pitfalls of moving half way around the world with models and at the same time highlight the importance of documenting your builds as thoroughly […]

1/48 Revell Ventura Mk. II

Here’s a few not so great photos of Revell’s 1/48th scale Ventura Mk. II which I completed on Christmas Eve 2017, my final build of the year. It’s a great kit and fun to construct, but it does take up […]

Kasserine Pass/Tunisia Campaign Hasegawa 1:48 Free French Hurribomber

This is my second contribution to the Kasserine Pass/Tunisia Campaign Group Build… The Narrative Borrowing a page from David Leigh-Smith, I have imagined the following story to accompany my presentation of the Hasegawa 1:48 Hawker Hurricane Mk IIc “Hurribomber,” presented […]

Tamiya 1/48 Dewoitine D.520

Very nice model,standard Tamiya high quality,colorful scheme. Anyway, enjoyable build.

1/48 Airfix English Electric Lightning F1A: Cold War Warrior

1/48 Airfix English Electric F1A Lightning: Just finished this today after about a week and a half of working on it. It is OOB except for the detail in the cockpit, seat, and behind canopy. Also added a few bits […]

1:48 Scale, ICM kit of Dornier’s Do-17Z-2, “Flying Pencil”

Up until recently, the only kit of the Do-17 in this scale, was the old Hobby Craft kit, which really was not a good representation of this famous German bomber. Then came Classic Airframes, which although MUCH better, was a […]

1:48 Scale Hasegawa, Mitsubishi A6M3, Model 32, Type 0, Navy Fighter, (Hamp)

This is Hasegawa’s 1:48 scale kit of one of the variant’s of Mitsubishi’s famous fighter aircraft. Because of the squared off wing tips, allied pilots thought they were facing a new Japanese fighter, and gave her a different recognition name, […]

Dora Models 1/48 P-63C King Cobra

When it was decided that the P-39 would lose the turbocharger it was originally equipped with, high-altitude performance suffered,and Bell Aircraft proposed an experimental series to solve the problem. The result was the XP-39E, which featured two primary changes from […]

Supermarine Walrus MK I (1/48 Special Hobby)

This is an old kit, the Special Hobby 1/48 that I started to build in 2017 before seeing the first pictures of the future Airfix in the same scale. I chose to continue my model by trying to raise it […]