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Completed Hanger

This is one of the three structures in my Caribbean airport diorama that was covered in part in an earlier article. The hanger of course is the centerpiece of the diorama. The weathering is typical of what happens to these […]

Pilatus PC 21, 1/32 Scale Scratch Build, Part 7

Been doing some building, and really enjoying myself, This is what I have been up to, Detailed the wheel wells, added some pluming, I can’t seem to find much on the PC 21 on the net, I did find the […]

Making of the “huffer” – Garrett-Airesearch GTC-85 Air Transportable APU – scratchbuilt, 1:48

Hi All! Happy new modelin’ year to everyone first as this will be my first article this year. Ops! I didn’t do as much modeling recently as I wanted but there are seome progress. I made the mistake last year […]

Pilatus PC 21, 1/32 Scale Scratch Build, Part 6

Well back at the bench, with all the things going on, I thought I would sit down and take my mind off things, so I decided to start with the wings, and this is what I have done so far. […]

Pilatus PC 21, 1/32 Scale Scratch Build, Part 5

Here we go again, did some major work the last few days, as well as spend time with my Family, which was great, so its off to the DRC tomorrow with a stop over in Johannesburg, then an early departure […]

Pilatus PC 21, 1/32 Scale, Scratch Build, Part 4

Here we go again, I did quite a lot of work since the last post, I want to get some build time in before I make another trip to the DRC, so this is what I have done since the […]

Pilatus PC 21, 1/32 Scale, Scratch Build, Part 3.

Well, here is part 3 of the build, things are moving quite swiftly and needless to say I am having some serious fun. Apart from my husband duties, like going to the beach and chatting with the Wife, I have […]

Pilatus PC 21, 1/32 scale Scratch Built, Part 2

Well after all the Christmas food, I decided that I need some exercise, so I got back to work. Here are the steps I took to get to where I am now, this has taken about a day and a […]

Part 1. Pilatus PC Mk 21, 1/32 scale, Scratch Build

Here are the first build pictures of the PC Mk 21, What I did first was trace all the rib sections and fuselage halves onto tracing paper and transfer them to a sheet of plastic card. Once I completed that […]

Parnall Panther (1921), 1/32 Scratchbuild

I had a look through Martin’s aircraft posts from Telford but didn’t see this one listed unless I overlooked it, so apologies if duplicated. I think the modeller is Italian but don’t know anything else about it apart from the […]