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Avro 504 K, A3-53, Central Flying School RAAF Point Cook Vic 1922.

by Allan John Withers on October 24, 2016 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

1/72 Airfix, my only completed biplane so far, I modified a few things and added some rigging, finished in Tamiya, Humbrol and MM enamels with Aussie and Red Roo decals.


Failed Concept…BP Defiant Airfix 1/48

by Bill Koppos on October 24, 2016 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

It seemed like a good idea at the time. An interceptor fighter with all it’s armament concentrated in a rear-mounted turret, whereby the pilot could concentrate on the maneuvering and the gunner on gunning. The Brits were always concerned with […]


Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-4 Pik As

by Hans Peter Tschanz on October 1, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-4 piloted by commander Hans – Karl Mayer 1 group Jagdgeschwader 53 October 1940 in Etables. Old Kit: Airfix 1:24 friendly regards Hans Peter Tschanz


‘Different’ Defiant

by IAN JACKSON on September 25, 2016 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Not simply a ‘great Airfix kit’, in my opinion, one of the best fitting and rewarding kits of any manufacturer that I’ve built in years. No I’m not one of those folks that screamed and shouted for a 48th Defiant […]


Airfix,737, piedmont airlines

by Robert Royes on September 9, 2016 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

Airfix’s 737-200 done in the livery of Piedmont airlines. affectionately known to us who frequently flew it, going home on leave, as Tree top airlines. I used ATP decals, the kit was old enough that the stand was included.


C-9 Skytrain II,Airfix,1/144

by Robert Royes on September 9, 2016 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

Here is an Airfix DC-9 done up as a generic Navy C-9B, utilized by the navy’s logistical squadrons, On active duty me and my squadron mates racked up some frequent flyer miles on these birds going on detachments or catching […]


1/72 Airfix Hawker Siddley 125 “Dominie” wiffie

by Joe Caputo on September 8, 2016 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

This started life as an old Airfix HS 125 Dominie. I found it in a vendors pile for $3. As I rushed to remove it from his stash, not believing my good fortune, I heard him yell, “there’s parts missing”! […]


Second attempot on the Airfix 1/48 Meteor F. Mk. 8

by Tom Cleaver on September 4, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Second attempt. A better result, having discovered the mine fields the hard way the first venture down the trail. The secret to the Meteor is: glue the nose cap halves to their respective fuselage halves before further assembly, to get […]


Spitfire MK XII – AIRFIX 1/48

by Paulo Castro on September 2, 2016 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

For the first time in more than 25 years I’ve built an 1/48th scale model. My entire collection is on 72nd scale. This was a Kris-Kringle present and I decided to build it despite not being my preferred scale. So […]


De Havilland NF 2 Mosquito, DD739 456 Sqn RAAF Middle Wallop England 1943.

by Allan John Withers on August 28, 2016 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 Airfix, I modified and added a few things, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future and I think MM FS20000 over kit and other decals.