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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[...]

Airfix 1:72 Bristol Beaufighter Mk.X

Another nice Airfix kit completed. This is a very well engineered kit that essentially fell together. The only finicky issue was that the propeller/shaft assembly wouldn't seat fully in the engine until I filed out the opening some. This was [...]

Build Review – Airfix 1/48 Bristol Blenheim Mk.IF

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[...]

iModeler Review – Airfix 1/48 Bristol Blenheim Mk.IF

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[...]

RAAF Bristol Beaufort (Special Hobby 1/72)

Hi all! I usually don't build models under commission, but in this case it was a especial request and a favor to a fellow member of my modelling club (SAPMA). Dudley Hokings is a senior member of the club and due his age he no longer is able to[...]

Wing Nut Wings (WNW): 1/32 Bristol F.2B Fighter

Despite being in awe of the WW1 fighters I had stayed away from building them for many years due to the lack of decent kits in my preferred scale of 1/32, as well as, the inherent challenges of the breed. Then I heard of this fantastic, at the [...]

Tamiya Beaufighter Mk. VI

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[...]