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North American B 25J Mitchell, A47-26, 2 Sqn 79 Wing RAAF Hughes NT 1944.

by Allan John Withers on April 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I thinned the cockpit armor plates, drilled the landing light lenses, corrected the nose gear door position and added some antennae wires, finished in MM enamels with Tamiya X22 + X21 over Aussie decals, built previous to 2004.

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Douglas A 20G Boston, A28-60, 22 Sqn RAAF Noemfoor Island 1944.

by Allan John Withers on April 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

1/72 MPM, I modified a few things, upper turret guns hinge, added alloy foil to landing lights, tinned copper wire push rod tubes to engines, finished in MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over kit and Aussie decals from […]

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Tamiya Beaufighter Mk. VI

by Tony Prince on April 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 27 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 […]

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Dornier Do 24K, A49-5, 41 Sqn RAAF Townsville Qld 1943.

by Allan John Withers on March 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I modified the nose turret and added a Falcon vac part, hinged the guns, modified the engines and cowls and added sprue exhausts, added plastic tube and brass wire to the engines, propellers, added rudder pedals, finished in […]

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Ryan STM, A50-2, 3 Communications Unit RAAF 1942.

by Allan John Withers on March 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 MPM, I replaced and added a few things, exhausts from sprue, pitots and bracing from brass wire, air scoops from alloy foil, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future and Micro flat over kit decals.

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De Havilland DHC 2 Beaver, A95-201, RAAF Antarctic Flight, ANARE 1955.

by Allan John Withers on March 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

1/72 Hobbycraft, I modified a few things, brass wire to propeller shaft, clear sprue landing light, engine cowl and added some antennae and static dischargers, finished in MM and Humbrol enamels with Future over Max and other decals.

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North American P 51 C1 Mustang 3, FB244, 3 Sqn RAAF Fano Italy 1945.

by Allan John Withers on January 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 Academy, I modified a few things, brass wire and tube to prop’, landing light, guns, finished in MM, Humbrol and Tamiya enamels with Future and Matt Cote over Aussie and kit decals.

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North American P 51K Mustang 4, KH791, 3 Sqn RAAF Cervia Italy 1945.

by Allan John Withers on January 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

1/72 Hasegawa, I modified the prop’ with brass tube, added some Academy bombs, finished in MM, Humbrol and Tamiya enamels with MM 10000 and 30000 acrylics over kit and Aussie decals.

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Supermarine Spitfire 9c, MK260, 453 sqn RAAF RAF Hawkinge Kent England 1945.

by Allan John Withers on January 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I modified a few things, brass wire and tube to the propeller, clear sprue for nav’ lights and larger gun blisters, not happy with these at first, finished in MM and Humbrol enamels with Future and Xtra flat […]

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Supermarine Spitfire 5b, AB852, 452 Sqn RAAF RAF Kenley Surrey England 1941.

by Allan John Withers on January 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I modified a few things, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over kit and PD decals. Flown by Flt Ltn Brendon “Paddy” Finucane.