Based in Sweden and South Australia. Armour, soft skin, aviation, weird contraptions, anything goes on my build table.
Yesterday, Saturday, me and four chums from IPMS Stockholm went to the Grevens Glue Galore model show in the little place of Borensberg, Sweden. Against the tradition the day was a day of sunshine and perfect temperatures. Most other times it is[...]
Another Jindivik? Yep. This one was photographed at the South Australian Aviation Museum in Port Adelaide, a short ride by train from Adelaide city centre. From a distance they look much the same but once you are up close you will find a number [...]
The Jindivik drone could be fitted with a number of pods, wing extensions, flares and towed targets. The photos are showing the target that is displayed with the JIndivik at the Classic Jets Fighter Museum at Parafield, South Australia. Included[...]
And now to something completely different...a drone! In 1948 development begun in Australia to find a suitable unmanned aircraft for missile test purposes. In 1950 a manned prototype called Pika was flown for the first time and the unmanned GAF [...]
This is the actual aircraft 2nd Lt Bennett flew when he fatally crashed during a training mission, as told in Pt 1. Among the few parts that still is possible to tell what it once was is the gull wing main spar in the first photo. Rest is a mang[...]
Things are slowing down a bit at the Classic Jet Fighter Museum at Parafield, right outside Adelaide in South Australia. A few bits have been sold off to other museums (the P-39 Airacobra to a Moscow museum apparently, a complete Mirage III and [...]
Time for another black cockpit, been a while now. Although I have filed a Sit-Around from a RAN Sea Venom before I think you can take one more. This time it´s the very nice cockpit from from the WZ 939 at the Classic Jet Fighter museum at Parafi[...]
Since a while I´m active at the Historical center in the little town of Riverton, South Australia. Filing and listing old newspapers sounds a bit boring but it is anything but for a history minded guy like me. Following photos are from the Mid-N[...]
A build I finished a couple of weeks ago. Dragon´s German Sturmboot in 1/35. Painted in Vallejo Air and some oils for simulating wood. Weathering done with oils. Added thin wrapping paper around the side bumpers to make them slightly textured. A[...]
MiniArt´s MB 170 in 1/35 populated by Tamiya´s chooks. Paint from Vallejo´s Model Air range, weathered with oils. Fiddly model, lots of small parts.