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I live in Melbourne, Australia and I model 1/48 WWII aircraft with the odd diversion to modern jets. I typically have a dozen kits on the go and sometimes manage to finish one with out making much of a dent in the stash.

Kiwi Avenger

The RNZAF took delivery of their first six TBF-1 Avengers in September 1943 and these were regulated to a training role. The next 19 Avengers, delivered in October and December, were TBF-1Cs that were considered more suitable for [...]

Hep Cat

This the seventh P-40 that I started last year, but did not complete, in time for a club display for the Australian Model Expo. I built them as one group of three and a second group of four. Top P-40 Ace P-40 in Defence of Port [...]

Top P-40 Ace

This the first of six P-40s I built earlier last year for a club display for the Australian Model Expo. I built them as one group of three and a second group of four. A seventh aircraft was not finished in time for Expo but is now [...]

Flying Kiwi

This the last of six P-40s I built earlier this year for a club display for the Australian Model Expo. I built them as one group of three and a second group of four. A seventh aircraft was not finished in time for Expo but is now [...]

RAAF Over Italy

This the fifth of six P-40s I built early in 2023 for a club display for the Australian Model Expo. I built them as one group of three and a second group of four. A seventh aircraft was not finished in time for Expo but is now [...]

Free French Fighter

This the fourth of six P-40s I built early in 2023 for a club display for the Australian Model Expo. I built them as one group of three and a second group of four. The seventh aircraft was not finished in time for Expo but is now [...]

2023 Builds

I had my most productive year in 2023 with 9 completed builds. This was helped by three things: My club "Gunna Build" competition - 1/48 Tamiya Il-2M3 My club "Build a B#$%#$" competition - 1/48 Testors Lockheed [...]

Lockheed T-33A

This aircraft is not my usual choice for a build. However, I built it is because it was for a club competition - "Build a B@#%@#%". The name of the competition comes from the fact that everyone has to build an old and difficult [...]

P-40 in the Battle of Milne Bay

This the third of six P-40s I built earlier this year for a club display for the Australian Model Expo. I built them as one group of three and a second group of four. The seventh aircraft was not finished in time for Expo but is now [...]

P-40 in Defence of Port Moresby

This the second of six P-40s I built earlier this year for a club display for the Australian Model Expo. I built them as one group of three and a second group of four. The seventh aircraft was not finished in time for Expo but is now [...]