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Revell 1/48 Bristol Beaufighter TF.X

For Revell there's a fair amount of detail here but the fit is a bit iffy to say the least. I saw on here that somebody else had had issues with the fit of the engines and main undercarriage. They were not wrong. Still, with a bit of following [...]

Bristol Beaufighter 1c, A19-40 EH-G, 31 Sqn RAAF Coomalie Creek 1943.

1/72 Airfix, iModeler random award 04-2017, built 2020, converted not quite correctly from nt TFX kit, see WiP Aircraft from 4 to 8 months or so ago, more pic's and details there, finished in MM2049 and Humbrol 29, 30, with Pledge over kit and P[...]

Bristol Beaufighter TF.X Revell 1/48

This is my last creation. It is a Bristol Beaufighter TF.X from Revell in 1/48 scale. I simply say here that I modified the whole model a lot. So to start, I wanted some two 1/48 scale motorbikes and I liked the beaufighter from revell. the whol[...]

Erosion Never Sleeps – Bristol Beaufighter Nightfighter

After looking at my Beaufighter for five months, I decided that it needed a little roughing-up. So I broke-out the thinner, some swabs, and a bottle of Model Master chrome silver paint and went to town. Along the way, I managed to break the radi[...]

It was going to be literally out of the box

A while back on another site someone started a thread about building a kit without painting any of it. Just a pure build to see how well you could do without hiding flaws with paint. Most everyone said “no way.” But I kinda liked the idea and so[...]

Second Beaufighter

The first Bristol Beaufighter model I built was in the early 1970's when I was a teenager. It was 1:32 scale and I remembered that it didn't fit together very well. I recall painting the model entirely in black and even fabricated the exhaust fl[...]

On This Day…

Ju88 crashed after take off in Holland, June 3rd, 1941. ____________________ On June 3, 1943, This MK.V1c Beaufighter ran off the airstrip into ditch when landing at Dobodura, Papua New Guinea. ____________________ Following the shock[...]

Bristol Beaufighter TF. X

Here’s my version of the 1/72 Airfix Bristol Beaufighter TF. X. As most builders seem to, I chose to depict NE829, flown by No.144 Squadron from RAF Banff in Aberdeenshire. Built straight from the box, this is a great little kit, with a fit go[...]

On This Day…May 23rd.

American Volunteer Group squadron flight leader Robert 'R. T (“for tadpole”) Smith standing next to his P-40 Warhawk fighter, Kunming, China, 23 May 1942. Smith resigned his commission as a second lieutenant in 1941 in order to join Colonel [...]

1/72 Bristol Beaufighter TF.10.

This is the still new Airfix kit. The kit itself is superb, featuring solid engineering and great fit. I finished it straight from the box, including kit decals for 45 Squadron in Malaya during 1949. I did make seatbelts from painted Tamiya tape[...]