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@kalamazoo Allan J Withers

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I am aged 65 in May 2018, I have lived in Sydney Australia since I was 3, have been modeling again since around 2000, I am a member of IPMS NSW, my main interest is Australian Defence Force aircraft, military aerobatic team aircraft and helicopters in 1/72nd scale also racing cars and bikes in 1/20th, 1/24th and 1/12th scales.

CAC CA 27 Sabre Mk 32, A94-371, Marksmen, 2 OCU RAAF, Williamtown NSW 1966.

1/72 Tasman / Hobbycraft, started in 2005, finished for the Year of the Cat GB, with MM enamels and Future over Tasman and High Planes decals, the last pic' is of another similar build. ------------- only the last pic loaded firs time, will ad[...]

Ducati Desmosedici GP4, Troy Bayliss, Moto GP 2004.

1/12 Tamiya, almost OOB with a few small modifications, finished in MM Italian red and Tamiya enamels with Future over kit decals, I started building this in 2015, my first model finished for the Year of the Cat GB.

SZD 9 Bocian, FU, 2009.

1/72 PZW, OOB in my own scheme with MM and Humbrol enamels, with Future over Hobycraft decals from the spares box.

Airspeed Oxford 2, A25- / BM704, 1 Service Flying Training School RAAF 1943.

1/72 AZ, a few small modifications, finished in MM and Humbrol enamels with Future and Xtra flat over kit decals.

Greater Sydney Scale Model Expo 2018

I attended both days with three entries in bikes, took these pic's late Sunday, I don't remember all the winners, I wish they would mark them, other places have certificates, if I am right the Phantom won large aircraft, the Porsche 935 won, the[...]

Lockheed C 141A Starlifter, 50227, 62nd MAW USAF.

1/200 Dragon, I removed the pilots and covered the undercarriage bays inside the cabin, finished in MM enamels with Future over kit and other decals, build started early 2006.

Boeing 747 238 B, VH-EBC – 162, City of Sydney, QANTAS Airways 1973.

1/200 Hasegawa, this is the first model I started building when I resumed modeling, took a few years to finish, painted with Dulux, MM and Humbrol enamels with Future over Red Roo decals.

2018 – a Happy new year for every modeler I hope, here is what I finished in 2017.

My Year of the Cat GB, the first four in order of finishing, 1/12 Tamiya Ducati, 1/72 Hobbycraft / Tasman Sabre, 1/72 Revell Tiger, 1/72 Hasegawa F11A Tiger,--------------- Water Wings GB, three in order, 1/144 Arfix Boeing 314, 1/72 Hobbycraf[...]

Lockheed P2V 5 Neptune, A89-308, 11 Sqn RAAF Pearce WA 1953.

1/72 Hasegawa, Falcon conversion, some of, plus my own modifications, Engines and things resin engines, Pavla cockpit, these modified slightly, I added some scratch built guns, rockets, exhausts, nose gear leg and search light, finished in MM en[...]

Fairey Rotodyne, XE521, Fairey Aviation Company Limited, White Waltham Airfield England 1959.

1/72 Airfix, I modified a few things, rotor and prop' shafts, control surfaces, doors etc, finished in MM and Humbrol enamels with Future over kit decals, built 2005 to 2006.