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@scirocco Gordon Zammit

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1/72 scale aircraft ww2 – present, mostly military.

1/72 Airfix Valiant BK.Mk1

Another straight OOB build, using the kit decals which performed well. I pre-shaded the model with a dark grey, and then airbrushed Revell SM301 semi-gloss white in thin coats gradually until I got the desired fade effect. Now I think that a cou[...]

1/72 Airfix Sea Harrier FA2

This is the Airfix Sea Harrier FA2, kit no. A04052 in 1/72 scale. Built OOB with the kit decals. It one of the few kits of the Harrier in 1/72 scale that has the dropped in auxiliary intakes included with the kit parts.

1/72 Amodel Mil Mi-6 Early Version

Another not so easy kit, this time from Amodel. As usual the fuselage of such a large subject is divided in three pieces lengthwise, and the Amodel instructions tell you to assemble the halves together then assemble the 3 sections to each other.[...]

1/72 Modelsvit Beriev Be-12PS

This is the Modelsvit Beriev Be-12PS built straight from the box with one of the decal options that come with it. It is not an easy build, as any Modelsvit large plane is. However the subject for me is a very interesting aircraft, that only the [...]

1/72 Italeri Henschel Hs-129B-2 (No.1294)

Built straight from the box, with kit decals. Although quite an od kit, and may lack some detail by today's standards, it is still a very nice and easy build.

1/72 Airfix Jet Provost

Another kit from the newer Airfix moulds. Builds nicely, only problem is the very thick dayglo decals. I had to airbrush the leading edges as the decals wouldn't go over the curvature, and mixed several mixes but couldn't get the exact shade of [...]

1/72 Airfix Swift FR.5

Built straight out of the box. As reported everywhere, fitting the cockpit and front undercarriage bay needs some cutting and modifying. Apart from that, the build goes on very smoothly. Colours are as instructed by Airfix with their Humbrol range.

1/72 Airfix Vampire T.11

Airfix's new mould Vampire trainer, built OOB with kit decals. Very nice little kit needing only a little filler around the intakes (As usual!). Dayglo is from Model Master (Testor's).

1/72 Revell F4U-4B

Revell's quite recent kit of the F4U-4 which has some short cuts and emmisions due to being offered as both an F4U-1 and F4U-4. I didn't bother with most of the inaccuracies and built the kit mostly out of the box. The overall shape however is v[...]

1/72 Italeri Chinook HC.1

RAF Chinook used during the Falkland War built from the Italeri CH-47(HC.1) kit no 064. Built straight from the box, but modified some details according to the photos I found on the net of this Chinook. Still there might be some mistakes especia[...]