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Into all things 1/48 WW2. Aircraft, dios, armour etc. favourite topics are, Luftwaffe, RAAF , Dutch airforce, BoB, and anything that flies from around 1925-1946 essentially. 🙂

Hobbycraft 1/48 P-36A

Curtis P-36A flown by commander of the 20th Pursuit Group, March Field California, November 1939. My 4th P-36 but the hardest being bare metal finish. 2 months on and off, sanding, filling, resabding, priming, more sanding.... but completed tod[...]

Airfix 1/48 Tiger Moth

De Haviland Dh82A Tiger Moth operated by Scottish Aviation /No 12 ERFTS Prestwick Scotland 1935. Airfix kit. Went together beautifully. Rigging with EZ Line. Decals from Xtradecal. #airfix #tigermoth #dehavilland #48scale Thanks for looking.

1/48 Airfix Hawker Sea Fury

805 Sqn Royal Australian Navy (RAN) , Nowra NSW Australia. Flown by Lieutenant John Bluett, who shot down an unmanned Auster J/4 Archer over Broken Bay, August 30th, 1955. Tbh, compared to other Airfix releases, this one's a little harder f[...]

Revell/Monogram 1/48 Kingfisher

1/48 Revell/Monogram Chance Vought Kingfisher Naval training base, NAS Corpus Christi 1942 #kingfisher #48scale #revellmonogram

1/48 Hawker Tempest

Done. Eduard Hawker Tempest MkV fkown by Wg Cdr Ronald Beamont DSO, DFC and Bar. Commander of No 150 Wing, Newchurch, UK. Loved this build, especially the cockpit and colour scheme. 👍 Thanks for looking. 😊

1/48 Tamiya Ki61

Finished. Tamiya Kawasaki Ki-61-1 Hein "Tony" . 68th Hiko Sentai, New Guinea December 1944 flown by Susumu Kajinami. Surviving the war, he claimed 8 victories in New Guinea, with a total of 24, till the end of hostilities. I specifically go[...]

My P51 fetish continues

P51B-10 flown by Major George E Preddy, 487th FG, UK June 6th 1944. C hood. Tamiya kit. My 4 day lock down challenge in between various music family and friends activities. Started good friday and finished Monday at 2pm. Decals still drying lol[...]

1/48 Wingsy Ki51 Sonia

Finished... good. Not my fav build but glad it's done. Looks pretty good to me. Wingsy 1/48 IJA Type 99 Ki-51 Code named Sonia by the Allies. 27th Hikosentai, Burma 1942. . It's very possible it was my fault, but I had alot of trouble with this[...]

Yep… another P51 lol

Hasegawa 1/48 North American P51D Mustang " Sweet Arlene" Flown by Lt Arthur Bowers 334thFS, 4th FG, 8th Airforce early 1945. #P51 #Mustang #8thAirfirce #48scale Thanks for looking.

1/48 Classic Airframes Fokker DXXI

Hi all. I have finally completed this one. The build was fun, the painting... not so much. My final coat of matt varnish was a disaster when it fogged all over. I still don't know why. Never has before. All attempts to remove it failed, ec[...]