For fellow Americans who have been tearing their hair trying to track down the new Revell Beaufighter, there are several sellers on eBay with prices under US$40.00 (got this one for $37.50) including FREE SHIPPING from the UK! This one just arri[...]
On October 30th, 1938 Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre, New York City, staged a radio adaptation of the H. G. Wells novel 'The War of the Worlds' in an "as live" format that fooled at least some Americans into believing that Martians real[...]
I've been lurking here for a bit and amazed at all the fantastic work. To be honest, I've been hesitant to post my stuff since I don't think it measures up to everyone else. But here goes.
These are my two latest completions. [...]
Type 156 Beaufighter
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A Beaufighter Mk X with rockets. This Beaufighter is NE255/EE-H of No. 404 Squadron RCAF, of RAF Coastal Command at Davidstow Moor, 21 August 1944.
Role Heavy fig[...]
Here is my 1/48 Tamiya Beaufighter from 455 Squadron (RAAF)
Ultracast exhausts and DK Decals for the artwork codes etc.
I have plans for a few more Beaufighters - RAAF Mk21 and at least 2 nightfighters.
Great kit and still stands the test of tim[...]
This kit was the subject of the inaugural 2016 Airfix Cup, a category in the 2016 NSW Model Show hosted and run by Illawarra Plastic Modellers Association. The kit was to OOB with decals being the only option to change. I built mine in flight a[...]
Aircraft: No. 604 Squadron, Scotland 1943-45
Years ago (probably decades ago) I managed to grab a copy of the two volume set of Edward Jablonski's book, Airwar. I remember this was the first time I had ever seen or heard of the Beaufighter. The[...]
This kit was built originally as a RAAF Mk.21 shortly after the kit was released. I later felt that the foliage green overall finish didn't do it justice & decided to re-do it as a Mk. VI from 30 Squadron RAAF. This gave me a lot more opport[...]
Needing something simpler after my last build I opted for Tamiya's Beaufighter TF.X & discovered a wealth of detail on the web for Coastal Command squadrons based at RAF Dallachy in Scotland.
I was lucky to find Aviaeology decals for these [...]
This is a fine model from Airfix and I am satisfied with how it looks.
I had no problems during assembly.