This kit was in my model storage closet for 30 plus years and after spending 3 months on the Blenheim i was looking for a less complex project so here it is. I used an Aires cockpit set and it actually fit fairly well. Paints are a combinati[...]
I decided to do the Airfix Blenheim Mk.If kit as the Mk. I bomber. All it required was using the excellent Vector bomb sight and the alternative clear nose part, with the lower port panel buffed clear, supplied in the kit. I had the Eagle Str[...]
This is Classic Airframes 1/48 Blenheim Mk IV, Finished as a 404 Squadron, RCAF, aircraft flown by Wing Commander Woodruff, and F/S Sims on 18 December, 1941, when they scored this units first air-to-air victory, a JU-88, operating out of Sumbur[...]
At the end of the year, it's always nice to see everyone's , 'Year in Review'!! I do have a couple that are close, but they won't count, because this article deals with completed kits.
All these kits are 1:48 Scale, from multiple [...]
Its been a while since I've posted anything. I haven't finished anything over the past 6 months, but I've got a c**p ton (it's a technical term) in progress. I'm cranking hard on them to try and get them done before we move fro[...]
I like this aircraft and have built it c1938. The kit however is challenging, it had an injection canopy which took some fitting, managed to get it on then realised I hadn't fitted several interior parts! Doh! The kit decals are excellent but fo[...]
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[...]
A series of well photographed Emil Bf 109E3 of 4.JG26.
‘W3+-‘ (WNr 779) was force landed in France on 1st June 1940. Pretty clear a lot of the infantry were intrigued and excited at the find.
The ‘selfie generation was alive and well[...]
Building the Airfix Blenheim does not differ from any other aircraft – construction starts with the cockpit. So instead of walking through the whole routine I will focus on what my particular experience and thoughts are.
There are a couple of[...]
Long awaited by many, Airfix just released their Blenheim Mk.IF in 1/48 scale. Up until now, the only option to get this plane in your collection was the Classic Airframes kit, and that one was not for the faint of the heart. A true multimedi[...]