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@mentaldental David G LANE

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Dentist in general practice. Part time wanna be triathlete [ when the body allows] Passionate about modelling. Mainly a figure modeller[ Napoleonic and WW1] sculptor and painting for 25 years. More lately have discovered the WW1 era of aeroplanes and some Russian WW2 aircraft[……no idea why!] Still paint the old fashioned way with oils. Still bringing in the ‘gongs’ at the shows!

North Somerset Yeomanry 1917 (War Horse)

Dolman Miniatures 90mm ( Nearer 110mm) Oils

Sopwith Pup N6179 “Baby Mine”

Sopwith Pup N6179 "Baby Mine" T C Vernon ( 1 victory) A W Carter (17 victories) B Flight 3(N) Sqn RNAS, March to April 1917 WNW 1:32 Tamiya paints .Prop; oils over acrylic. Infini control wires. AIMS aero rigging

British Infantryman Somme 1916

British Infantryman Somme 1916 1:10 Resin. Young Miniatures Oils

Airfix 1:32 de dietrich 1902

Tooled originally in c.1957, this boxed version from those moulds released in 1974. Parts fit where they touched! Lots of swearing and clamping! Quick build over 6 days. I do wish a high tech version of 1:32 vehicles existed to compliment the [...]

Sopwith Camel F.1 Camel Br.1’Donner Wetter’

WNW 1:32 Tamiya paints. MRP varnishes. AIMS aero rigging. Infini cabling and Gaspatch turnbuckles. Pitot tubes to front starboard cabane strut made from solder and foil Lots of silly mistakes but as usual learned a lot! For details of internal[...]

Albatros d. V lt. Wolf. Jasta 5 1917

Albatros D.V Lt Wolf, Jasta 5 WNW 1:32 Tamiya paints Alclad II metals and printing inks Prop oils over acrylics Gaspatch metal turnbuckles ( hence rough cast finish!) Infini elastic thread for rigging

Albatros d. V

Albatros build complete Paul Baumer, Jasta 5 , July 1917. Died July 1927. 43 victories. I had to build this one as he like me was a dentist. Found the build not as good as some of the more complex 2 seaters.....that top wing was a [email protected][email protected]! Yes, [...]

Nieuport XXIII Edmond Thieffrey 1892-1929 N.5 squadron 1916

Copper State Models 1:32 Tamiya and Gunze with Alclad ,metals Infini line and Gaspatch turnbuckles

PFALZ Dllla Max Holtzem, Jasta 16b, early 1918

WNW 1:32 Tamiya and MRP paints Gaspatch turnbuckles and Bob's Buckles Infini elastic thread.

Airco dh9

Westland built D.H.9 B7620 J A Gray & J J Comerford, A Flight, 211 Sqn. 27th June 1918 shortly before being brought down in a Dutch field after being hit by flak WNW 1:32 32035