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@josepedro José Pedro Pires

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40 Years old;
Have been modelling in and out since i was15 years;
I build mainly 1/48 aircraft, but lately the 1/72 scale has been casting a charm…
My other passion is playing jazz, mainly bari sax!

1/72 Italeri – Short Sunderland MKIII “The Flying Porcupine”

Representing a significant advance in aircraft design, the Short Sunderland was the backbone of the Coastal Command convoy escort units during WWII. It proved a fierce opponent to the U-boat threat, being credited with circa thirty submarine kil[...]

1/48 CH-53 The “super workhorse”

In 1966 the German military proceeded with the evaluation of both the CH-53 and CH-47 Chinook. This procedure aimed the replacement of the H-21 and H-34G helicopters. In June 1968, the purchase of the CH-53 helicopter was approved, and 110 were [...]