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1/48 Eduard MiG-21PF

A kit that's now a few years old but still a favourite. This is the Weekend Edition of the 1/48th Eduard MiG-21PF. It's a very nice kit with a few more variants in the collection to eventually be done. Not much to say about it except that [...]

1/48 Airfix Sea Fury, Royal Australian Navy

G'day all. First for 2022 (so close for 2021 though). The 1/48 Airfix Sea Fury with all the Barracuda bits including cockpit set, cowl and spinner, main gear bay, wheels and brass gear legs. Master barrels pitot and cannon barrels top it [...]

Redroo Models 1/48th CA-25 Winjeel

Hi all. This is the 1/48th Redroo Model CAC Winjeel. The only changes from the kit options are the big number on the cowl and the A number as this is model was to be built as a specific airframe. The orange/red or whatever it is, is a home [...]

1/72 Airfix Royal Navy Buccaneer S2C, 800 NAS, HMS Eagle, June 1971

G'day all. It's been a while between drinks. It just so happens I reduced the stash by one over the weekend. This is the lovely 1/72 Airfix S2C Buccaneer. It's a great kit to build with only two real gripes. I found that the inserts for [...]

1/48th Hawker Tempest Mk. V, by Eduard

Hi all. I've just finished up the very nice 1/48th Eduard Tempest. This there series two boxing that corrected the short comings of the main gear. I've added some extra resin into it by way of the spinner, exhausts, controls surfaces (sans [...]

I like a good Mustang

Another one from the archives. This is the 1/48 Tamiya P-51D Mustang with Lifelike Decals, Eduard fabric seatbelt and Barracuda oval tread wheels and tires. Built as 44-151103 flown by Col. Dick Rowland, CO 348 FG Luzon, Phillipines, early [...]

A Brazilian in French clothing

This is the 48th scale Hobbyboss Tucano. Built as an EMB-312F serving with the French Air Force while based at Salon-de-provence AB in 2009. Extras are the fantastic decals from Caracal, Pavla ejection seats and Quick boost exhausts. The [...]

An OD Mustang1/48 Rovin' Rhoda

Hi all. A Sunday arvo session done and a model is complete. This is the 1/48th Airfix P-51D Mustang. I wanted a non-silver finished Mustang so I grabbed the OD/NG Rovin' Rhoda/4 Bolts scheme from my Eduard Mustang. There's lots of [...]

1/72 Airfix Phantom FGR.2 1435 flight, RAF Mount Pleasant 1991

G’day all. Another Phantom! An annoying start followed by a pleasant build for the most part, I’m happy to say that this was an enjoyable project. The kit is built as XV466 ‘D’ Desperation while assigned to 1435 flight at RAF Mount [...]

1/72 Hasegawa F-4E Phantom 63-0307, 1 Squadron RAAF circa 1971

Hi all. I’m on a bit of a roll with Phantoms at the moment so here’s my second one for 2020 and fourth completion for the year so far. This is the 1/72 Hasegawa F-4EJ Phantom built as 69-0307 while it served with 1 and 6 squadrons [...]