Hi,I am based in Warrington in the north west of England and usualy build 1/48 scale aircraft ,generaly WW2 and coldwar so from1939 up to around 1975 (ish !),my current main interests are anything Israeli and British fleet air arm. If anyone is interested in swapping information please feel free to get in touch.
I am a 1966 vintage and work in the Chemicals industry which is boring and usualy involves keeping some pretty nasty stuff under lock and key.
I am also a biker and am into the great outdoors, and good old fashioned rock n roll,the louder the better.
I bought this kit at a club day because I liked the artwork on the box,it shows the Seafang in typical postwar FAA colours, extra dark sea grey over sky and black and yellow Suez conflict stripes to put a cherry on the cake,but no.... it turns o[...]
My intension was to build the Airfix HMS Victorious to indulge my passion for re doing the kits I built as a kid and also because my dad served on this ship,I knew it was a basic kit the moulding is from 1959 so it is seven years older than me ![...]
When I was a kid in the early 1970's I loved the Hampden and built (at least) one very badly but loved it all the same, I decided for a bit of nostalgia to have another go and this time see if I could make a half descent job of it, you can decid[...]
Well it's certainly been a while since I posted anything on iModeller so I thought I would show you what I've been building in the last couple of years,I'll kick off with a civilianised B17 G based on the lovely Academy 1/72 kit and using decals[...]
This is my contribution to the B o B group build ,it was an enjoyable build and has inspired me to have a go at another boat at some point, probably the Airfix Vosper if I see one at Telford,anyhow the kit went together well and the detail was[...]
Just a bit of fun using up some of the left over bits from my B29 build ,sort of inspired by the movie Dr Strangelove,not much more to say......
Hope you like it ,N.
This was the first time I have attended this modelshow and a very enjoyable day was had by all who attended,there were a lot of familliar faces from clubs around the Northwest and also lots from clubs around the Midlands area whom I had not met [...]
Well at long last here is my finished B29 and I have to say it has been a real pleasure, for a very old moulding with raised panel lines it still builds up into a lovely looking kit ,there is a surprising amount of detail in the forward cabin ar[...]
June 6th 1944 - D-Day. What many of us , me included, may not of known was that the allied airbourne assault force in the form of 6, 28 man Horsa gliders took of from their base in the south of England at 22:56 hrs on the 5th June, the exact tim[...]
This is one I built ages ago but is still a favourite of mine, The Revell Mk 9 Spitfire is a pleasure to build, if I remember rightly you get the option of rounded or the more pointed tailfin and the rounded or clipped wing tips ,you can probabl[...]