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I'm part of the IPMS(UK) USAF Special Interest Group and run the website (www.usaf-sig.org) and Facebook Group (www.facebook.com/groups/USAFSIG). My "local" branch is Wakefield & District (www.ipmswakefield.co.uk).

I build USAF aircraft from 1947 to date in 1/72, although I dabble in cars as well and can be sidetracked into other things that interest me!

1/72 General Dynamics F-16C 86-0269 “WA” from the 57th Wg in “Blizzard” camouflage

This is the Academy kit, built using the Two Bobs decal sheet (72-100 from memory). It's a nice kit in terms of detail, but is a bit of a pain to build. I modified the intake shape by adding a triangle of plastic card to the splitter, as [...]

F-102A 55-3419 from the 118th FIS, Connecticut ANG

Another of my Meng F-102A's, this one is straight from the kit with the exception of a Master nose probe and Pavla seats. Overall FS16473 using Xtracolor - the color is not quite right but as close as I could get. Decals are by Draw Decal [...]

F-102A 55-3427 from the 190th FIS, Idaho ANG during October 1962

Second in (what is planned to be) a long line of F-102's, this one was built from the new Meng kit in 1/72. Basically straight from the kit, with the addition of a Master nose probe and Pavla seat. Paint is overall Xtracolor FS17875 [...]

1970 Nissan Skyline GT-R (KPGC-10) Rubber Soul

Just finished this one - built completely stock from the Fujimi kit. Paint was Rover Leyland White with Zero Paints Nissan Active Red. I had to mask and spray this as the decals cracked when I tried to apply them. Top coat was Zero Two [...]