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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.

Hughes TH 55 A, US Army Aviation School Fort Rucker Alabama 1964.

1/72 Special Hobby, I modified and replaced a few things, mainly the frames with stretched sprue, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future over kit decals.

Consolidated PBY 4 Catalina, A24-29, 3 OTU RAAF Rathmines NSW 1944.

1/72 Academy, my third Catalina, I modified a few things, finished in MM and Humbrol enamels with Future and Micro flat over spare decals.

Bell P 39F Airacobra, A53-6, 82 Sqn RAAF Bankstown NSW 1943.

1/72 Academy, with Eduard photo etch, I modified a few things, finished in MM and Humbrol enamels and Polly scale acrylic with Future and Xtra flat over kit and Red Roo decals.

2017 – a Happy new year I hope for every modeler, things I finished in 2016.

Some of these were also started in 2015 - 2016 - Tamiya RC211V, Fujimi F 4J, Tamiya F 84E, Trumpeter K8, while others have been several years in the making.

North American T 6D Texan, Esquadrilha da Fumaca, Forca Aerea Brasileira, Santos dumont airport Rio de Janeiro 1964.

1/72 Academy, I modified a few things, finished in MM and Tamiya enamels with X22 over RP Machado decals.

De Havilland DH 100 FB 5 Vampire, A78-3, ARDU RAAF Laverton Vic 1949.

1/72 Heller, my first Vampire, I modified and replaced a few things, finished in enamels, MM 1781 with Tamiya X22 over Airfix and spare Aussie decals.

De Havilland DH 100 F1 Vampire, A78-1, ARDU RAAF Point Cook Vic 1947.

1/72 Airfix, my second Vampire, I modified and replaced a few things, finished in Tamiya and MM enamels with Future and Matt Cote or Micro flat over kit and spare Aussie decals.

De Havilland DH103 F20 Sea Hornet, A83-1 / TT213, ARDU RAAF Laverton Vic 1948.

1/72 Special Hobby, another pair of engines closely followed by an airframe!! the only one to serve with the RAAF for evaluation. I modified a few things, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future over kit and spare decals.

Canadair F 86E(M) Sabre, Flying “White” Swans, 4th Jet Air Base Turkish AF Eskisehir 1963.

1/72 Airfix, finished in Alclad and MM enamels with Future over PM kit decals.

Curtis P 40M Kittyhawk, A29-359, 86 Sqn RAAF Dutch New Guinea 1944.

1/72 Academy, my third Kittyhawk so far, I modified a few things, finished in Polly Scale acrylics and MM enamels with Matt Cote over Tally Ho decals, this aircraft was flown by Sqn Ldr Stan Galton.