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Eduard 1/48 Seafire F. Mk. IIc (conversion)

The Airplane: Writing in his memoir, “They Gave me a Seafire,” Commander R 'Mike' Crosley said: “It was inevitable that the FAA had to have the Seafire. It was the only fighter available that would fit into the new, low-hangar-roofed [...]

Unexpected Progress Vulcan B1 Conversion

Well, sometime things just seem to fall together! I thought that I had done my lot for today working out how to sort out the bombay/Blue Steel issue, when a little tinkering and the next thing you know, four happy hours have gone past. [...]

Avro Vulcan B1 conversion 25/09/21 update

Well, here's the update today (so far!). The Subject of my conversion is Vulcan B1. I thought it was a B1a, but it seems 903 was a B1. Now the bombay I intended to use was the one from the kit. But it turns out that the Blue Steel rode [...]

Avro Vulcan B1a Blue Steel Project.

Well, I just couldn't resist it. Despite loads of Leopard projects piling up, when I decided to restore my other B1a, I just HAD to start another one. This particular one is going to be XA903. This was a B1a that was modified for Blue [...]

Restoration Project, Avro Vulcan B1a

Well, the danger of moving boxes etc in the man cave, you occasionally come across a project you had tucked away in a "safe place" and then forgotten about. This is the Airfix 1/72 Avro Vulcan B2, converted back to a B1a. I used [...]

Unfinished Business – Finishing Off the Belgian Leopard

A few days ago I was sorting through my Leopard stuff and came across a few items of etch and resin. I then realised that they were from my Legend Belgian Leopard conversion. To my horror there was still quite a lot to be done, which I had [...]

Leopard AS1 Engine, Engine Bay and Drivers Compartment Latest Progress

Well, my AS 1 with exposed engine bay and detailed drivers compartment has made some significant progress over the last week. The work started on the engine itself. This is a mini work of art in it's own right, well done PSM. Work is also [...]

Crazy Horse TF-51D Mustang Conversion

26 years ago I was a recent college grad...no debt, and things to do. A friend of mine bought a flight in Crazy Horse, at the time it was $1,600 for an hour. Three of us Mustang nuts piled in the car and headed to Latrobe, PA to watch Tony [...]

Spitfire Mk.Vb with DB605 engine, 1/48

Re-engined Spitfire This is my version of the Spitfire Mk.Vb that was re-engined by the Germans to make comparisons of the Merlin and DB engines The story can be searched online, suffice it to say the Germans made some tests with the [...]

Airfix Boeing B-17E Conversion “THE BLUE GOOSE” in 1/72 Scale

B-17E Flying Fortress serial number 41-2616 THE BLUE GOOSE is somewhat enigmatic due to there being no known photographs of her. What is known is that the USAAF requisitioned her from an RAF order and that she was given a unique paint job [...]