Here's my recently completed Beaufort torpedo bomber with tropical filters from ICM in 1:48. I've done several ICM builds, and this is one of the best kits from ICM I've encountered so far. No problems at all. the fit was near perfect, [...]
I have this soft spot for two engined RAF planes. Therefore, after the Airfix Blenheim and Mosquito, i decided to take on the Bristol Beaufort. I decided to do the 217 squadron scheme because i wanted to give the very dark scheme a [...]
An Airfix 72nd Beaufort that was very well done. I didn't meet the modeler.
1/48 ICM Bristol Beaufort Mk.1 L9878 No 217 Sqn RAF St Eval, Autumn 1941. ICM have really done something special with this kit. Mine is OOTB but there is plenty of room for additional detail, especially in the cockpit if you wanted. This [...]
Kit: Bristol Beaufort Mk.I Mfr: ICM Kit No.: 48310 Scale: 1/48 MSRP: US$99.00 @ Squadron Hobbies Decals: five aircraft The Bristol Beaufort (Bristol Type 152) is a twin-engined torpedo bomber designed by the Bristol Aeroplane [...]
Another gem of a kit from Airfix. Flawless fit from start to finish. Built from the box, apart from an Eduard harness I added to the pilot seat. Finished in MRP paints, with some oils for final weathering. A highly enjoyable build, it took [...]
This is the new Airfix kit. It continues Airfix’ recent record of excellence by packing a lot of detail into a small box. The model features a pretty complete interior that you would expect in a 1/48 kit. In addition to the great [...]
My version of the great new Airfix kit. Of the two available scenes, I chose L9866, which flew from St. Eval and was lost on February 1st, 1941, probably to fire from a 109E. Both schemes have compelling stories connected to them; I chose [...]