Type 156 Beaufighter
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A Beaufighter Mk X with rockets. This Beaufighter is NE255/EE-H of No. 404 Squadron RCAF, of RAF Coastal Command at Davidstow Moor, 21 August 1944.
Role Heavy fig[...]
Here is my 1/48 Tamiya Beaufighter from 455 Squadron (RAAF)
Ultracast exhausts and DK Decals for the artwork codes etc.
I have plans for a few more Beaufighters - RAAF Mk21 and at least 2 nightfighters.
Great kit and still stands the test of tim[...]
This kit was the subject of the inaugural 2016 Airfix Cup, a category in the 2016 NSW Model Show hosted and run by Illawarra Plastic Modellers Association. The kit was to OOB with decals being the only option to change. I built mine in flight a[...]
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 of the Beaufighter. The[...]
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 RAAF. This gave me a lot more opport[...]
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 these [...]
This is a fine model from Airfix and I am satisfied with how it looks.
I had no problems during assembly.
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.
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 etc.
He's happy with the colours I picked. Pisto[...]
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 on these[...]