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@chinesegeorge George Williams

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60 year old Englishman living in north east China (teaching English). Lifelong plastic kit constructor, especially like F1 cars, racing motorcycles, and 1/35 military WWII models.

AA Models

Following from my good friend Joe Caputo's recent posting of an AA models 1/48 Chinese fighter, here are some (not very good) pictures of the AA kits I've found currently advertised on the Chinese website Tabao.com. I think it's fair to say tha[...]

A very limited edition kit

Hi everyone, if you'd like to see a different kind of kit then have a look at this link from BBC news Hope you find this interesting!

Tamiya’s new 1/48 refuelling truck

I thought some of you guys might be interested in this picture of Tamiya's forthcoming 1/48 kit of a US airfield refuelling truck. It's due for release in March..........

2009 Yamahas

In 2009 Yamaha fielded four motor bikes in the Moto GP championship. Two were works bikes, sponsored by Fiat, and two were entered by the satellite team Tech 3, sponsored by the Monster energy drinks company. Tamiya have produced three kits en[...]

Just out of interest

Following on from Al's recent posting about NASCAR, and the queries on the 1/43 scale, I thought I would show you my collection of 1950's Formula One cars. These are diecast toys made by Dinky Toys, roughly to 1/43 scale. I've pictured them on[...]

How to move a Spitfire

You Spitfire fans might find this link interesting................ Hope you enjoy it. George

Hasegawa 1/12 Honda RS250RW

This is a model of the 2009 250cc World Championship winning bike. It's the works Honda machine entered by the Scott racing team, their rider was Hiroshi Aoyama from Japan who went on to enter the top Moto GP championship. I believe it was Has[...]

This one’s a ‘smoker’

It's red, it's fast, it's good looking, but it's Japanese, not Italian. This is Tamiya's 1/12 scale kit of the 2001 Yamaha works bike, it's a 500cc two stroke machine, ridden by Italian Max Biaggi. Here it is without the cowlings , and here's[...]

Honda’s upside down racer

Hi folks, this is the kit that imodeller kindly supplied as my prize from July. It's a model of Honda's 1984 World Championship challenger , as ridden by American Freddie Spencer. For 1984 Honda decided to investigate the improved handling qua[...]

A pair of Yamahas

The Moto GP world was surprised when hearing the news that three times world champion Valentino Rossi was moving from Honda to Yamaha for the 2004 season. Yamaha had developed their 2003 machine and were ready to take over the crown from Honda.[...]