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@kalamazoo Allan J Withers

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I am aged 67 in May 2020, 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 in 1/20th and 1/24th scale also bikes in 1/12th and 1/9th scale, also some 1/144 and 1/200 scale aircraft, also 1/350 scale ships.

Gloster F 8 Meteor, A77-875, Meteorites, 75 Sqn RAAF Williamtown NSW 1956.

1/72 Xtrakit, my third Meteor, with Pavla MB1 seat, finished in Humbrol enamel 11, 19, Tamiya X14 and details in Model Master metalizers with Red Roo decals and Future.

General Dynamics F 111C, A8-132, ARDU RAAF Edinburgh SA 1988.

1/72 Hasegawa, my second F 111, I added cameras, those orange bits on the nose and tail cones, static dischargers, and four AGM 88 HARM missiles, finished in Model Master enamels, kit, Aussie, Roodecal and other decals, Future and Xtra flat. Th[...]

General Dynamics F 111G, A8-274, 6 Sqn RAAF Amberly Qld 1999.

1/72 Hasegawa, my first F 111, with 24 Mk 82 500 lb bombs from their weapons set 1, finished in Model Master enamels and I think their acrylic flat clear, no that's wrong, Tamiya X22 with X21 flat base, the kit came with this scheme but I used A[...]

Lockheed P 3B Orion, A9-299, 11 Sqn RAAF Edinburgh SA 1976.

1/72 Hasegawa, my first P3, with my own search light from alloy and perspex photo 8, I also deepened the undercarriage bays, filled a couple of windows and most of the sonobuoy chutes, antennae and static dischargers added, finished in Model Mas[...]

Lockheed C 130 E Hercules, A97-178, 37 Sqn Richmond NSW 1993.

1/72 Italeri, my third but not last C130, I moved the outer engines forward by 2mm to line up with the inner engines, modified the exhausts with plastic tube, added some antennae and navigation lights, finished in Model Master enamels, Aussie de[...]

Lockheed C 130 A Hercules, A97-212, 36 Sqn RAAF Richmond NSW 1963.

1/72 Italeri, my first C130, with my own resin propellers and wing tanks, I added some cockpit detail, opened the side cargo door, re-profiled the rear of the engine nacelles and tail, finished in Model Master enamels and metalizer 1401, Aussie [...]

Lockheed C 130 J 30 Hercules, A97-464, 37 Sqn RAAF Richmond NSW 2001.

1/72 Italeri, my second C130, with my own fuselage and side pod extensions, I also extended the cargo floor, made my own spinners, re-profiled the engine cowls, modified the exhausts with plastic tube, moved the outer engines forward to line up [...]