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I am a retired officer of the Royal Australian Air Force. Flew Avon Sabres and Mirage IIIOs (mostly) when I was young and stupid.

A father of two grown up children, I live in Canberra, Australia with my wife and Golden Retriever Katie, and have been modelling for about eight years. Given my background on fighter aircraft, I suppose it's no surprise that I model WW1 and WW2 fighters almost exclusively, always in 1/32 scale.

Brewster Buffalo B339EMalaya 1941

December 1941 was not a good time to be in Malaya or Singapore. When the Japanese invaded on 8 December, Geoff Fisken, a former farmer from Gisborne, New Zealand, went into action with No 243 (RAF) Squadron. No 243 was equipped with [...]

Tamiya 1/32 P51K Mustang

I had the privilege of commanding No 3 Squadron RAAF at Butterworth, Malaysia in 1979-1981, so when Tamiya came out with its superb 1/32 P51D kit, I just knew I had to make a model of one of the types flown by my old squadron during [...]