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Modelling on and off for almost forty years. Mainly interested in aviation subjects. I trending to building 1/32 mainly.
I admit I'm a aviation junkie. I fly small aerobatic aeroplanes and have a share of a Stephens Akro Laser. I've been flying for 28 years on and off.

My "Frightning"

Here is my attempt at reproducing the magnificent E.E Lightning F.1. The "Frightning" as it was often called by it's pilots, is one of my all time fav jets. This is the Airfix 1/48 kit which is probably the most accurate F.1 [...]


This is my representation of George Marrett's "Sock it to 'em" - a A-1J of the 602nd SOS Nakhon Phanom, RTAFB circa 1968/69. Anyone interested in SPAD's should read George's book "Cheating Death" which covers his time [...]

My 1/32 Republic F-105D Thunderchief – “Alice’s Joy”

I submit for your consideration my Trumpeter (mostly) 1/32 Republic F-105D Thunderchief. "Alice's Joy" was Col. Jack Broughton's ride when he was the Vice Wingie at the 355 TFW at Tahkli, Thailand circa 1967. Having read all of [...]

My JV-44 Dora 9

This is my 1/32 Hasegawa Fw-190 D9. This was a long term build taking five years. I wanted to have a go at "riveting" and I used the MDC tool. This was a painful and tedious process, but I'm happy with the result. A major [...]