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Tamiya 1/48 scale Bristol Beaufighter MK VI

by Terry Schuler on November 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

Aircraft: No. 604 Squadron, Scotland 1943-45 Years ago (probably decades ago) I managed to grab a copy of the two volume set of Edward Jablonski’s book, Airwar. I remember this was the first time I had ever seen or heard […]

Tamiya Beaufighter Mk. VI

by Tony Prince on April 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 29 Comments

This kit was built originally as a RAAF Mk.21 shortly after the kit was released. I later felt that the foliage green overall finish didn’t do it justice & decided to re-do it as a Mk. VI from 30 Squadron […]

Beaufighter TF.X by Tamiya in 1/48 scale

by Tony Prince on December 21, 2016 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

Needing something simpler after my last build I opted for Tamiya’s Beaufighter TF.X & discovered a wealth of detail on the web for Coastal Command squadrons based at RAF Dallachy in Scotland. I was lucky to find Aviaeology decals for […]

Bristol Beaufighter, Airfix 1/72

by Mladen Janjic on November 14, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Hello. This is a fine model from Airfix and I am satisfied with how it looks. I had no problems during assembly. Thanks everyone. Cheers mates

DAP Beaufighter Mk 21, A8-120, 93 Sqn RAAF Kingaroy Qld 1945.

by Allan J Withers on June 9, 2016 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 Hasegawa, I replaced the kit exhausts with the hedgehog version, finished in MM enamels with Tamiya X22, Aussie decals and X22 + X21 overall.

1/48 Tamiya Beaufighter XXI 93 Sqn Borneo RAAF

by Paul van Acker on June 8, 2016 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

This is a joint effort. My oldest son started this a few years ago in a model club I ran at our primary school. I cleaned the parts he started up, finished the rest of the build and painted it […]

New Airfix Beaufighter

by Alan Price on June 3, 2016 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

Here are a few pictures of the new Airfix 1:72 TF10 Beaufighter which I built for the new issue of Airfix Model world Magazine. Terry Higgins provided lots of invaluable research towards this build and the magazine features a supplement […]

Airfix 1/72 Beaufighter TF X

by Tom Cleaver on March 6, 2016 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Originally conceived as a heavy fighter development from the Bristol Beaufort torpedo bomber, the Bristol Type 156 was submitted to an RAF as an “interim” alternative to the Westland Whirlwind, which was experiencing development delays in 1937. Developed in accordance […]

Australian National Aviation Museum, Victoria, Australia (more photos now)

by Stellan Schroeder Englund on December 27, 2015 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

This time we take a look at the Australian National Aviation Museum at the Moorabbin Airport just a bit outside Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its one of those museums you really get close to the objects, to touch and sit in, […]

Next lot of Battle of Britain Builds

by Alan Price on November 17, 2015 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Following on from my post last week with the first of my Battle of Britain series from MAI this year, here are the next four builds which appeared in the May to August issues. The builds are: Tamiya Bristol Beaufighter […]