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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.

Republic F 84E-10-RE Thunderjet, 49-2233, Skyblazers Team, 22nd FBS, 36th FBG, 12th AF, USAFE Furstenfeldbruck Germany 1951.

1/72 Tamiya, converted from a G to an E model by extending the tail, changing the speed brake and filling the auxiliary intakes and refueling port, I extended some of the gun barrels and modified the hatch attachment, finished in MM enamels with[...]

Bell X 1, 46062, USAF Muroc Air Base California 1947.

1/72 Hobbycraft, almost OOB, I replaced the pitots with brass wire, finished in Floquil F110030 and MM enamels with Tamiya X22 over kit and other decals, built 2007. This aircraft named "Glamorous Glennis" flown by Captain Charles "Chuck" Yeager.

Convair XFY 1 Pogo, 138649, Naval Auxilliary Air Station, Brown Field California USA 1954.

1/72 Kovozavody, I modified the propellers, pitot tube and seat, finished in MM metalizers and enamels with MM metalizer sealer over kit decals. built in 2007.

Agusta Bell AB 206 A Jet Ranger, 8141 3C-JL, Kleeblatt team, 2nd Sqn 1st Flt Reg Austrian AF Langenlebarn 1985.

1/72 Italeri, I modified a few things, cabin windows, tail rotor drive shaft, exhausts - not yet fitted, finished in Revell, MM and Humbrol enamels with Future over kit and other decals, built 2013.

Hawker Hurricane 1, A60-1 / V7476, 2 Communications Flight RAAF Laverton Vic 1942.

1/72 Airfix, I modified and added a few things, basic cockpit details, air filter, antennae, propeller shaft, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future and Micro flat over kit and spare decals, built 2008.

De Havilland DHC 3 Otter, A100-392, 1 Aircraft Trials Unit RAAF Woomera SA 1962.

1/72 Hobby craft, almost OOB, I added static dis-chargers, antennae and anti collision light, finished in MM enamel with Shine magic over Aussie decals from the spares box.

Bell AH 1W Super Cobra, 162532, USMC.

1/72 Italeri, almost OOB, I replaced the three barrels of the gun with thin piano wire, finished in MM enamels with Future and MM FS30000 acrylic over kit decals, built previous to 2004, all my US service helicopters posted now until I build som[...]

North American B 25J Mitchell, A47-26, 2 Sqn 79 Wing RAAF Hughes NT 1944.

1/72 Italeri, I thinned the cockpit armor plates, drilled the landing light lenses, corrected the nose gear door position and added some antennae wires, finished in MM enamels with Tamiya X22 + X21 over Aussie decals, built previous to 2004.

Douglas A 20G Boston, A28-60, 22 Sqn RAAF Noemfoor Island 1944.

1/72 MPM, I modified a few things, upper turret guns hinge, added alloy foil to landing lights, tinned copper wire push rod tubes to engines, finished in MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over kit and Aussie decals from the spares box.

Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig 27 “Flogger D”, 27, Soviet Air Force 1976.

1/72 Hasegawa, OOB, built around 2004 / 2005, finished in MM enamels with Tamiya X22 and MM 20000 acrylic over kit decals.