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

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 […]


1/72 scale Hasegawa Beaufighter MK VI

by Terry Schuler on July 7, 2015 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

This model was built 11 years and was one of the first 1/72 scale projects I completed in this scale. After years of thinking 1/48 scale was the only thing worth building I was presently surprised how much fun this […]


Tamiya’s 1/48 Bristol Beaufighter Mk VII

by Tony Prince on April 30, 2015 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

This is the later version of the several night fighter variants with the thimble nose. The model represents an aircraft from 604 Squadron, RAF, based at Church Fenton in 1943. Built straight out of the box except for a little […]


1/48th Tamiya Bristol Beaufighter

by Craig Abrahamson on March 10, 2015 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

I thought it was about time to build something with whirly things on the front, so I finished my newly-acquired Beaufighter – I’ve never built one of these before, but I figured I couldn’t mess up a Tamiya kit (wrong). […]


Blast from the past

by Morne Meyer on January 12, 2015 in Aviation -- 58 Comments

Recently my 9 year old daughter, Micaela, expressed an interest in building a model aircraft. I managed to get hold of the exact same model kit that I built back in 1982 as my first model when I was 10, […]