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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!

Georges Guynemer 1894-1917

1:32 Dolman Miniatures Oils and acrylics

Austro-Hungarian Zugsfuhrer 1916-1918

Austro-Hungarian Zugsfuhrer 1916-1918 1:10 Model Victoria Oils Nice casting Superb positive fit. Tricky getting a shot under the helmet rim, too much uplight and it looks weird!

HARDIT MALIK 1894-1985

Hardit Malik CIE OBE 1894-1985 90mm Dolman Miniatures Oils First Indian to enter RFC service ( 2 victories ) 18 first class matches for Sussex before and after WW1

Mig-3 Early

Trumpeter 1:48 Tamiya paints

LaGG series 7-11

Icm 1:48 Mr Hobby paints Very poor moulding...ailerons have smushy detail and undershot! Difficult build

Fiat Cr.42 Falco , Major Tito Falconi, CO 23rd Sqn. 1940 Sicily

1:48 Italeri All was going quite well until the top wing had to go on. The locating 'male' nipples on the ends of the struts were ~ 0.3 mm deep, almost pointless. Combine that with struts that were probably from different kits and you get [...]

Macchi MC.200 Saetta 2a

Macchi MC.200 Saetta 2a Italeri 1:48 Tamiya paints Oil paint weathered

Fiat G.50bis-AS, Capt.T de Prato CO 150 Sqn. 2nd Groupo Autonomo, 1941

Flying Machines 1:48 Awful kit! Lots of flash++ Mould step Cowling no where near correct...should be closer to the fuselage. Not possible to move forward as the rear upper lip would have to go and it would have risen up into the path of [...]

Whippet 1918

1:35 Takom painted with Tamiya and weathered with oils Figure Model Cellar painted with oils

Walther von Bulow-Bothkamp

Walther von Bulow-Bothkamp 1:12 Model Cellar Oils