Well, here it is at last, the new Airfix Blenheim. This is built from a pre-production kit and the model will be featured soon in a new publication from Wingleader books (www.wingleader.com). The model is based on the research I did for my book [...]
A very difficult build for this beautiful aircraft. I think the new Airfix must be a better choise for our nerves....
(Images created during 2018 Moson Model Show at the iModeler booth; additional images Aleš Doležal)
Ever since I was a kid I've liked Bristol Blenheim Mk IV (to be frank, Mk I is really an ugly bird compared to IV). When I was about 10, I collec[...]
To further ensure scale modelling immortality for this magnificent aircraft, we are excited to bring Workbench readers the exclusive news that a newly tooled example of the Bristol Blenheim Mk.IF will be taking its place in our ever popular 1/[...]
Finally got this together and set up. COLD SHOTS !! It's -6 C. I chose the alternate Romanian markings, and did some weathering. I counter sunk the air intakes, and made replacement pins and bushings for the props. Finished with Model Master.I R[...]
This is the recent Airfix kit. I built it straight from the box and finished it with Humbrol enamels. I did use an Eduard masking set to help deal withe many small canopy panes. They really are tiny in 1/72! This kit is very well engineered a[...]
Last builds of the year, the beautiful little Airfix Blenheims. Since between the two kits together there are parts to mix-and-match to create different versions than OOB, I used the gun tray from the Mk.IV kit to turn the other into a Blenhei[...]
Along with the Eduard Spitfire and Akagi, this is one of the nicest kits I've built this year. Airfix's new Blenheim fighter/bomber. My first proper British bomber in over six years! In fact, the only one I've fully finished!
Problems, none of [...]
Following on from my post earlier in the week, here are the final builds from my series in MAI this year on the Battle of Britain. The Spitfire and Bf109 are in the new December issue just on sale today (21 Nov). The builds are:
The new Airfix [...]
In my earlier article about the 2014 IPMS Silverwings show ( I didn't point out my discouraging realization that I had only completed 2 projects in 2014. Both picked up 2d place trophies in their respective categories. One was the F-16 I shared[...]