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De Havilland DH 100 FB 5 Vampire, A78-3, ARDU RAAF Laverton Vic 1949.

by Allan J Withers on December 28, 2016 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

1/72 Heller, my first Vampire, I modified and replaced a few things, finished in enamels, MM 1781 with Tamiya X22 over Airfix and spare Aussie decals.

DH Vampire T.55

by IAN JACKSON on December 26, 2016 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Well here’s a thing, I finished an Airfix Vampire too !! Built for the RNZAF 80th Anniversary GB over at Kiwi Modeller, the Airfix T.11/T.55 is quite simply a delight. Construction is virtually vice-free with only a ‘smear’ of putty […]

De Havilland DH 100 F1 Vampire, A78-1, ARDU RAAF Point Cook Vic 1947.

by Allan J Withers on December 26, 2016 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

1/72 Airfix, my second Vampire, I modified and replaced a few things, finished in Tamiya and MM enamels with Future and Matt Cote or Micro flat over kit and spare Aussie decals.

Revell (Matchbox) 1/32 Scale Vampire T Mk 55 SAAF, Part 1

by Marc Barris on September 26, 2016 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Here we go again, I think I have finally gone totally insane, I am truly a s****r for punishment. Let me wipe the tears from my eyes and continue with this tale of horror. Let me begin by saying that […]

Show & Tell – Lynchburg Air Show

by Ralph Clements on May 22, 2016 in Show Reports -- 7 Comments

Mostly show, not tell – but I will say I never went to an air show before yesterday. Weather was questionable but worked out. I don’t use the word ‘awesome’ much, but will say the Blue Angels fit that description. […]

DHA Vampire T 35, A79-637, Telstars, CFS RAAF East Sale Vic 1966.

by Allan J Withers on April 11, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

1/72 Airfix, my third Vampire, I fitted nav’ lights and antennae, finished in Model Master enamels with Future over kit and Daves decals.

1:72 Airfix De Haviland Vampire T.11

by Michelle Edwards on December 27, 2015 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

As you can probably tell by now I’m quite taken with Airfix’s new tooled kits and this oneis one of the good ones. Finished with Citadel Mithril Silver and Xtradecal set X72-172 as WZ584 (K) from the Central Air Traffic […]

DH Vampire Mk9 – Build Completed

by Richard Hanson on May 15, 2014 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

After my ever first post, with the positive comments I received, I was encouraged to crack on with the Vampire as and when spare time allowed. I always like to learn lessons, new techniques and improve on every build, and […]

First Post : Building a DH Vampire

by Richard Hanson on April 27, 2014 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

I’m new to this blogging thing, but my wife blogs extensively about her quilting/patchwork and really enjoys the process and feedback she gets, so here goes. I’ve restarted modeling after a 25 year (i guess) break and I am amazed […]

Alley Cat 1/48 deHavilland Vampire F.3 all-resin kit

by Tom Cleaver on April 16, 2014 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Unlike the Gloster Meteor ‑ which was always intended to be an operational fighter ‑ the deHavilland Vampire began as an experimental aircraft, originally developed to specification E6/41, to test the deHavilland Halford H.1 jet engine. Design of what the […]