Was just at the LHS and picked up the October 2019 issue of Airfix Model World. They have a nice (probably sponsored) article on "100 years of Humbrol," in which Jay Blakemore describes several really good airbrushing techniques to produce a bet[...]
Some more Latin-American stuff from my father.
Airfix kit (export version), Quickboost gunsight (kit has none), Eduard Superfabric RAF seatbelts, Barracuda Studios replacement resin cowl, a scratch part for the missing headrest cushion.
Model depicts an aircraft operating with 255 Squadron RAF, Kirton-in-Lindsey, Lincolnshire, 1941. Note this plane has six stack exhausts for which I used Ultracast parts. Other aftermarket parts are Eduard cockpit set and Master gun barrels. D[...]
The Hawker Hunter is one of, if not the, most graceful looking aircraft ever to fly so I was very excited when I first learned that Airfix was going to release one in 1/48 scale. So excited, in fact, that I ended up ordering three: two F. 6’s an[...]
Another Airfix gem of a kit, Built out of the box with kit decals , went together with no real issues. The kit has you use the cowl ring extension and cowl, that left another cowl, maybe for a Martlet III? It couldn't be for the US F4F version [...]
Hi all. Just finished my Airfix Mustang. I wanted to build a P-51K but I had only the original boxing, a P-51D. Checking through the box I found that nearly all the parts for a "K" variant was in the box except for the Aeroproducts propeller. I [...]
I just finished this one...loved the kit, and planning on a second in Desert Air Force livery.
On the whole, the kit was an interesting build. Went together well, without a lot of crying... very little putty... putty means sanding... sandi[...]
I would like to present my Boulton Paul Defiant MkI.
It was built straight from the box. I only added Eduard coloured photo etched seat belts and a cut down dress makers pin for the crew foot step.
This is another great Airfix kit. I really like[...]
Parallel to "Scooter´s Skeeter" I made a second Mustang out of the same kit. This time with retracted landing gear -and completely out of the box.
Turning props have been simulated by transparent sheet and airbrush, decals are from the box.