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I live in Durbanville, South Africa.
Build mostly 1/32.

1/32 Italeri F104 S ASA

Aeritala/Lockheed F104 S ASA MM609 37° Stormo 18° Gr ( Trapani-Birgi 1991) This jet is in a once off experimental "low vis" scheme before the lighter gray overall scheme was adopted.

Trumpeter 1/24 Hurricane MkIIc

This turned out to be a very pleasant and easy build. The actual aircraft had the black very crudely brush painted with areas of the original camo showing through especially on the wings. I, however, was not prepared to try and replicate [...]

ZM 1/32 A-1J Skyraider

ZM Skraider built OOB with the exception of some improvements to the Yankee Extraction System and seat. There were also one or two minor tweaks. I still however need to add a scratch 150gal tank for the starboard inner wing pylon but that [...]

Trumpeter 1/32 F105 D Thunderchief

This 105 is built to represent a jet flown by Capt. Vic Vizcarra, from the 354th TFS, Takhli, RTAFB, September-November 1966. Destroyed in a ground accident on 16/12/68 during overhual at a depot on Tinian, Taiwan. There were many [...]

Airfix 1/24 Hellcat MKII

Hellcat MKII operated by the FAA off HMS Khedive, East Indies, March- April 1945. A relatively trouble free build. I was, however, disappointed by some of the detail left of by Airfix on such a large scale kit, but nothing that the [...]

HK Models 1/32 Mossie Mk.IV

Calling this one done. Pity the crappy camera never reflected the variation of the black although no pure black was used on the model. All extra work in the cockpit was scratch except for the Barracuda placards. The stowed dinghy was also [...]

Tamiya IDF Tiran 5

I'm not an armour builder and it's been over 40yrs since I built any armour, but I thought that I would give this kit a go as a deviation from aircraft. IDF Tiran 5 in the earlier Sinai grey scheme circa 1980's.

1/32 Tamiya F4U-1D

My recently completed Corsair with a few extras added. Unfortunately the aerial rigging got washed out in the photo, but it's there. This was a wonderful model to build.

Airfix 1:24 Hawker Typhoon MK.1B

My recently completed Tiffy built to represent an aircraft flown by Wing Commander Charles Green operating out of B.5 Advanced Landing Ground in Normandy, June 1944. The aircraft is loaded with a mixed bag of fragmentation and 60lb HE [...]

Tamiya F4-J

I built this back in 2011 and represents ' Shamrock 202' flown by 'Lil John' Cummings and 'Bear' Lasseter on their mission on 11 September 1972 whereby they become the first and only (I think) all Marine crew to down a MIG during the [...]