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I am aged 70 in May 2023, 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, VTO, other themes are NASA, variable geometry / swing wing, all in 1/72 scale, also racing cars in 1/20 and 1/24 scale, also bikes in 1/12 and 1/9 scale, also some 1/144 and 1/200 scale aircraft, also 1/350 scale ships.

Lockheed F 104G Starfighter, Vikings aerobatic team, MFG 2, Marineflieger 1986.

1/72 Hasegawa, built 2022 for the Luftwaffe GB, more pic's and details there.

Honda NSR 500, Michael Doohan, 1998.

1/12 Tamiya, built 04-2017 to 12-2020, finished in enamels by Tamiya, MM and Humbrol, decals on with Future and help from Mark Softer.

Percival Prince 3, A90-1, Air Trials Unit, RAAF, Woomera SA 1953.

1/72 Special Hobby Pembroke kit with Magna Models bits and as reference for conversion, built 04-2021 to 03-2023 for the SuaF GB, more pic's and details there.

2024, let's see what it brings, a happy new year to all, my models finished in 2023, aproximatly in order of completion.

All but two feature in a Group build here on iModeler, see annotations, the PC 9 in my aerobatic group, the FA 18B - not yet, the Mil Mi 8 was started in 2006, good to see it finished, some were started in 2023, others a little earlier, [...]

Republic F 84F Thunderstreak, 5-653 Getti Tonanti, 5 Aerobrigata, Rimini, Italy 1959.

1/72 PJ productions, resin kit, Italeri kit decals with Sky 72-009 roundels, built 03-2020 to 12-2022, I added 4g of lead above the nose wheel well, a 1/32" brass wire wing spar, replaced the jet pipe with alloy tube, mistakenly [...]

de Havilland DH 89A Dragon Rapide, A33-1, 1 Air Observers School, RAAF, Cootamundra NSW 1941.

1/72 Heller, built 10-2019 to 12-2021 for the DH 100 GB, more pic's and details there, -------- 1 AOS was attended during 1942 by our former prime minister Edward Gough Whitlam, after this aircraft had left the RAAF.

BAe FRS 1 Sea Harrier, XZ458 007, HMS Invincible Air Group, South Atlantic, 1982.

1/72 Airfix, built 12-2022 - 10-2023 for the Falklands GB, more details and pic's there.

Beechcraft King Air 350, A32-346, School of Air Warfare, 32 Sqn RAAF, East Sale Vic 2004.

1/72 RVHP, resin kit, started 02-2016 finished 12-2022, probably not the best or worst resin kit but I think the end result is worth the effort !

Bell 206B-1 Kiowa, N17-006 896, 723 Sqn RAN, HMAS Albatross, Nowra NSW 1988 - 2000.

1/72 Italeri, started early 2013, finished 2022, featured in the helicopter GB, more pic's, details there, one of 56 in ADF service, delivered 1971, transferred to RAN 1988, returned to Army 2000, sold 2017.

CAC CA-32 - Bell 206B-1 Kiowa, A17-015, Army Helicopter School, AAAC, Oakey Qld 2005.

1/72 Italeri, started 01-2013, finished 03-2022, a few modifications done - pic 3, featured in the helicopter GB, more pics and details there.