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I build all types of aircraft, but with a special interest in WWII and civil aviation.

I really enjoy building vacform models - I love a challenge and want promote a dying art!

Pure nostalgiaAirfix 1/24 Me-109E

Evening folks, With the summer holidays here, there's been some welcome additional modelling time and this was finished off over the weekend. I was given this by my dad who had in turn been given it by an old family friend - I think it is [...]

1/32nd scale Short StirlingWIP update

Greetings fellow imodelers! I thought I'd update you all on my current long-term vacuform project - a Short Stirling in 1/32nd scale from Tigger Models which are the ex-ID Models moulds. I began this build around 5 years ago but ran out of [...]

Old-skool Monogram classic: the 1/48th B-17G Flying Fortress

Evening all. My latest completion is a real classic: Monogram's 1975 edition B-17G in 1/48th scale. I actually started this a number of years ago for a previous B-17 Group Build, but got side-tracked and never finished it. However, I [...]

Mach 2's 1:72nd Boeing 727-200

Evening all, I've just put the finishing touches to this today: Mach 2's relatively recent release of the venerable Boeing 727-200 in 1/72nd scale. I used 26decals for the Alitalia scheme and Authentic Airliners' windows and cockpit - [...]

A different type of Fortress… PB-1W

Greetings fellow imodellers, Here is the new-tool 1/72nd Airfix B-17G converted to a US Navy PB-1W airborne early warning aircraft. I used the old 299Models conversion which gives you the big radome in short-run injection plastic, as well [...]

1/48 HP Halifax BIIIFonderie Miniature

This build has been on and off (more off than on to be fair) the bench for the last 7 years! It finally crossed the finish line earlier this week and thank Christ for that! Fonderie kits have a poor reputation but when I first bought this [...]

Revell 1/32 F/A-18E Super Hornet 'Vampires'

Afternoon all, After over a year of being on and off the shelf of doom, this crossed the line last week. I bought this cheap on a well known auction site and upon opening the box, thought it looked pretty decent so with a wave of [...]

Avro Vulcan BMk2 (Airfix 1/72nd new tool)                         ​

Afternoon all, Here's the latest model to take off from my bench - the new-tool Airfix 1/72nd Avro Vulcan BMk2. After grafting on some very long-term projects of late I decided I needed something relatively straightforward for a system [...]

1/32nd scale Short Sunderland Mk IIID Models vacform complete!

Evening all, I took advantage of my time away from the classroom last week and finally finished this two-and-a-bit year project: Tigger Models' (the old ID Models' vac kit) of the Short Sunderland in 1/32nd scale. This has been a really [...]

Hobby Boss 1/32nd scale B-24D Liberator

I've put the finishing touches to this 1/32nd scale B-24 over the Bank Holiday weekend and took advantage of some spring sunshine to take some pictures of the completed model outside in natural light. I've been working on this on and off [...]