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  • Paul Barber said 10 months ago:

    When you have made a decision about any new builds you will add to the group they will be listed here!

    I’d be very grateful if you could check details – especially year/decade – advise me of any edits you wish to make.


    Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4; Revell; 1/48; Battle of Britain 75th Anniversary commemoration scheme, 2015 – Chuck. A. Villanueva

    General Atomics MQ9 ‘Reaper’; Italeri 1/72; 39 Sqn RAF Waddington, 2012 – Ferry Dierckxsens

    BAE Hawk T Mark 1; Revell; 1/72 – Red Arrows, 2000 – Allan J Withers

    Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S Mk 2B; Revell; 1/72; Operation Desert Storm, 1991 – Chuck. A. Villanueva

    Westland Wessex HU 5; Italeri 1/72; 84 Sqn RAF Cyprus, 1987 – Allan J Withers

    BAE Hawk T Mark 1a; Premiere; 1/48; 1970s – Tom Bebout

    McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR.2; Fujimi; 1/72; 1970s – Greg Kittinger

    Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.1; Airfix (new tooling); 1/72; No.1 (F) squadron, RAF Wittering, 1970 – Ferry Dierckxsens

    Hunting Percival Jet Provost T3; Airfix; 1/72; 1960s-70s – (RAF Aerobatic Team) Allan J Withers

    Bristol 192 Belvedere; Airfix; 1/72; 1960s – David Leigh Smith

    Handley Page Victor; Airfix; 1/72 ; 139 Squadron, 1964 – John Healy

    BAC TSR-2; Airfix; 1/48; 1960s – Josh Patterson

    English Electric Lightning; Airfix; 1/48; 1960s – Frederick J Seitz III

    English Electric Lightning; Airfix; 1/48; 1960s – Ian Jackson

    Vickers Valiant BK.Mk1; Airfix; 1/72; 1956 – Atomic Bomb Testing (Australia) – Allan J Withers

    Gloster Meteor F.8; Airfix 1/48; 1954; 111 Squadron, RAF North Weald – Boris Rakic

    Canadair Sabre; Hasegawa; 1/48 – 1950s – Robert Paschall

    Lockheed Ventura; Revell; 1/48 No.487 Squadron, Royal New Zealand Air Force Methwold, England, May 1943 – Josef Rössner

    Armstrong Whitworth Whitley GR VIII; Airfix; 1/72; 502 (Ulster) Squadron, N. Ireland, 1941 – John Healy

    Hawker Hurricane Mk 1; Airfix; 1/48: 306 Squadron; November 1940 Michal Walusz

    Avro Lancaster; Tamiya; 1/48; Operation Chastise, Dambuster Raid, 1943 – Chuck A. Villanueva

    Hawker Tempest V; Special Hobby; 1/32, 1940s – David Mills

    Hawker Tempest V; Revell; 1/144; 1940s – David Mills

    Avro Lancaster Mk.III; Tamiya; 1/48; 1940s – Frederick J Seitz III

    de Havilland Mosquito Mk IV; Tamiya; 1/48; 1940s – David A. Thomas

    Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I; Airfix; 1/48; 1940s – Louis Gardner

    Bristol Beaufighter; Tamiya; 1/48; 1940s – Chuck A. Villanueva

    Supermarine Spitfire Mk.II; Revell; 1/32; 1940s – Frederick J Seitz III

    Hawker Hurricane Mk I; Airfix; 1/48; 32 Sqn 1940 – Ian Jackson

    Hawker Hurricane Mk.II; Airfix; 1/48; 1940s – Frederick J Seitz III

    Hawker Typhoon Mk1b; Hasegawa; 1/48; 1940s – Tom Bebout

    Supermarine Spitfire Mk 1; Airfix; 1/48; 1940; Dunkirk RAF 74 Sqn – Paul Barber

    Hawker Hurricane Mk 1; Airfix; 1/48; 1940; Dunkirk RAF 242 Sqn – Paul Barber

    Miles Magister; RS Models; 1/72; 1937 – Allan J. Withers

    Gloster Gladiator Mk 1; Airfix; 1/72 ; 87Sqn; 1938 – Bill Ferrante

    Sopwith Snipe; Wingnut Wings; 1/32 1923; 56 Sqn – Paul Barber

    Sopwith 5F.l Dolphin; Wingnut Wings; 1/32 1918; (C378S) RNAS, and then 23 Sqn RAF – Paul Barber

    Royal Aircraft Factory SE-5a; Eduard; 1/48 1910s – Bernard E. Hackett

    Royal Aircraft Factory SE-5a; Monogram; 1/48; 1910s – Tom Bebout

    Number of builds: 37
    Decades covered: 1910s, 1920s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, 2010s
    Decades open: None, thank you!

  • David A. Thomas said 10 months ago:

    I’m in for a Mosquito, Paul. I’ve got a 1:48 Tamiya Mk IV that is calling my name.

  • Paul Barber said 10 months ago:

    First in Dave – thank you so much – looking forward to it!

  • Louis Gardner said 10 months ago:

    Please sign me up with the new Airfix 1/48 Defiant…….. It was the random monthly award I was chosen for here on Imodeler a while back. Martin and his staff sent it to me, and I promised them to start a build log when the time was right.

    I have been itching to get it going………… This is the perfect excuse. The timing is perfect.

    There will be more later down the line, but I want others to be able to jump in and make their choices first before I add any additional builds.

    Here’s wishing everyone a Merry Christmas !!!!!!!

  • Paul Barber said 10 months ago:

    Perfect Louis – and a gent as ever, stepping back to let others choose. Looking forward to the BPD – Merry Christmas to you!!!

  • Greg Kittinger said 10 months ago:

    At a minimum, I’ll do a Fujimi Phantom FGR.2 (1/72).

  • Chuck A. Villanueva said 10 months ago:

    Good morning Paul and Merry Christmas, put me down for the 1/48th Tamiya No.617 Lancaster Dambuster, Bristol Beaufighter, for WWII, Revell Euro fighter Typhoon in 48th scale, this one will be in the commemorative WWII camo scheme, (perfect for this GB) and a Desert Storm Buccaneer in 72nd scale.

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  • Paul Barber said 10 months ago:

    Fantastic Greg – this GB just wouldn’t be complete without Phantoms!

    And Chuck – that’s a stunning, perfectly chosen and massive contribution – Dambusters; Desert Storm/Granby and the Typhoon in Memorial flight camo is a pocket history of the RAF in itself!

    Many thanks to you both and Merry Christmas!

  • David A. Thomas said 10 months ago:

    Great Scott, Chuck! Are you doing the entire RAF!?

  • Frederick J Seitz III said 10 months ago:

    Hey Folks,
    I’d like to be counted in with:
    1) 1:48 scale Lancaster Mk.III, the regular bomber version
    2) 1:32 scale Spitfire Mk.II
    3) 1:48 scale English Electric, Lightning
    4) 1:48 scale Hawker Hurricane Mk.II, (If I can manage it)

    Ambitious, I know, but I’m going to start work on these buggers straight away…..

  • Paul Barber said 10 months ago:

    Nothing wrong with ambition, Frederick! Thanks so much for this huge contribution to the group. Have a brilliant holiday (but probably not from building, apparently!).

  • Paul Barber said 10 months ago:

    Frederick, if you let me know the manufacturers of the kits I’ll add them to the list! And I’d be really grateful you let me know if I have got the years right (the Lightning went on a long time!). Thanks again!

  • Chuck A. Villanueva said 10 months ago:

    A few years ago I did a US Naval Aviation 75th Anniversary GB, which was the whole year, and I did a WWII Tamiya Buffalo (USN), Korean War Monogram Skyraider(USMC), Vietnam Hobbycraft Skyhawk(USN), Cold War Trumpeter Vigilante(USN)and I ran out of time to do a Desert Storm Monogram Harrier(USMC).

  • Paul Barber said 10 months ago:

    Incredible Chuck – that’s more than a year’s worth for me currently. I think with your Eurofighter you may well have the most recent aircraft in the group. I don’t know if that plane still carries those colours – if it does it will probably fly in one of the planned RAF100 events next year.

  • Tom Bebout said 10 months ago:

    Paul we’ll see if we can make a small contribution to this Group Build. Not use to doing bi-planes but I’m for a SE-5, plus a Typhoon and a Hawk T. Nothing ventured nothing gained as the old saying goes. Likewise, may you and your family have a very Merry Christmas

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