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@aldog Aldo Missio

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Recently retired (March 2019) after 30 years in outdoor education.
Live in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada (near Toronto).
Just as recently returned to model construction after a 45 year hiatus.
Interested mainly in WWII aircraft in 1/72

À la recherche des maquettes perdu

One of my resolutions on retirement was to finally re-indulge in the long-abandoned pleasure of scale model building. I built my first models when I was confined to hospital for long periods around age 8 to 12. My dad, a former RCAF meteorologi[...]

Tamiya Fiat 500 1/24

The Fiat "Cinquecento" (Italian for five hundred) is the iconic people's car of Italy during the 50's, 60's and 70's. It is to Italy what the Beetle is to Germany and the Mini to England. Like those classics, you still see them on the streets o[...]

RAF Mustang III – Revell 1/72

Hi iModelers: Here is kit #2 from my modeling renaissance. The kit has pretty good detail for 1/72, but some flash and fit issues. Added a Squadron vacu-form canopy, two tiny photo etch levers you can't even see in these pictures, a guitar str[...]

Airfix Desert Spitfire IX 1/72

Hi iModelers: I built a lot of models up to my teens, then abandoned the hobby for years. With my recent retirement, I've built a couple and hope to build a lot more. This is my first one (after a special car model I built as a present for my[...]