Live in Hallett Cove (Adelaide), South Australia. Build mainly 1/48th military fighters – mainly WW2. Always building a P-47 & P-51. Aged 57 with average modeling skills – I do specialise in Natural Metal Finishes. Am a life member of local model club SAPMA (which hosts the annual SA SCALE MODEL EXPO). Also am the event co-ordinator of local aviation scale model display/competition PROPS, JETS & ROTORS.
Both are TAMIYA 1/48 scale kits. 1. The P-47D "Pride O' Dogpatch" is actually the P-47M kit as it has the fin-fillet. Decals by AeroMaster. 2. The P-51D "Madam Wham-Dam" is a VLR Mustang based at Iwo Jima. The a/c was lost before the long-ra[...]