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Boulton Paul Defiant

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The New Airfix Defiant in 1:48

Here are a few pictures of the all new Airfix 1:48 scale Defiant which I have built for Airfix Modelworld Magazine and is featured in the new issue of the magazine which came out yesterday. I have to say this is a superb kit, fit is [...]

Next lot of Battle of Britain Builds

Following on from my post last week with the first of my Battle of Britain series from MAI this year, here are the next four builds which appeared in the May to August issues. The builds are: Tamiya Bristol Beaufighter converted to a [...]

Airfix 1/72 Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.I

One of the worst developments in air combat, the concept of a turret‑armed defensive fighter emerged in 1935, when the RAF planned to defend Britain against massed formations of unescorted enemy bombers in air combat that more resembled [...]

Some Images From The Airfix Website Concerning Their New 1/48 Defiant

Airfix to release a 1/48 Defiant.

Above is my Classic Airframes B P Defiant built last year. Just heard about Airfixs new Defiant in 1/48 to be released in early 2016. I love my CA kit, but can't help but wish I used the time building something else. I'm dying to see the [...]

New Airfix kits

Just received the review kit of the new Airfix 1/48 Spitfire I (Hornby USA not having its head up its posterior about review kits, as Hornby UK has done). In case you were wondering, it's as beautiful as the new Mk. V, and definitely the [...]

For the Battle of France / Battle of Britain topic. Classic Airframes 1/48

Hi all, for the BoF/BoB. 1/48 CA Boultan Paul Defiant. I loved building this kit. Lots of fun even with the extra workload of a limited run kit. It went together very nicely. Not many pics sorry. But hope you like anyway. Paul.

Classic Airframes 1:48: Boulton Paul Defiant Mk1, Hornchurch, 1940

The build: I was never happy with the finish on this one so went for a complete respray as the real aircraft had a roughly applied demarcation line between upper/lower paint scheme on fuselage. Re-done weathering and added antennae wire. I [...]

Back to the beginning.....

Sometime around 1971 when I would have been around 6 years old I was given as a present the Airfix 1/72 Boulton Paul Defiant kit, I can actualy remember building, it probably in about an hour and when it was built not knowing what the [...]