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de Havilland DH.88 Comet

The lady in red: DH.88 Comet, De Havilland's true wooden wonder!

The centenary celebration of the Australian state of Victoria, a wealthy chocolate manufacturer, an innovative aircraft manufacturer and a national aviation industry that had a lot of catching up to do: these are the essential ingredients [...]

SBS Model 1/72 De Havilland DH.88

This is an exquisite resin kit which I have not really done justice to, but here it is. Primed with Tamiya Neutral Grey. Painted with Mr. Color Gloss Black, Tamiya Red Brown and Rubber Black, Xtreme Metals Polished Aluminium. Finished with [...]

Review: Just arrived – Mikro-Mir 1/48 DeHavilland DH88 Comet

Just arrived an hour ago from Ukraine. $65 delivered via eBay. I've long thought the DH88 Comet was one of the best-looking 1930s airplanes, and have wanted a 1/48 kit for a long time. Finally, Mikro-Mir delivers! Looking through what's in [...]

De Havilland DH.88 Comet “Grosvenor House”, 1/72 Airfix

I'm glad to present my new build, the "Grosvenor House"! "Grosvenor House" G-ACSS, the winner of MacRobertson Race (England-to Melbourne) in 1934. Today you can find brand new SBS model's nice detailed 1/72 kit for this [...]

Review: The new SBS D.H. 88 Comet 1:72 – in box review

Hi Everyone! This little gem arrived yesterday onto my desk. The long waited SBS Comet resin super kit! Actually the kit debuted at the 2015 Moson Show but sell so well that You have to wait for it! Csaba was so kind that send me a sample [...]

Another Comet – Airfix 1:72 probably last time

Hi there! I think this is the perfect timing to introduce my 1:72 attempt to building an acceptable comet this time in red. As a Golden Age guy I must have the Macrobertson winner and Heritage's 1:48 D.H.88 was enough once for me. To tell [...]

The Black Magic

I'm a big fan of the Golden Age and also the Macrobertson race - that drived me into this build. This is my 1:48 Comet racer built from the horrible Heritage kit (I mean it!). After I overcome the Airfix 1:72 Comet (another long story) I [...]

1/32 Aerotech DH-88 Comet `Grosvernor House'

This is the Aerotech DH-88 Comet. 150 of these kits were made with plans to re-issue fairly soon. The Kit: Aerotech (Marsh Models) Resin/Photo etch/White Metal The kit represents the overall shape of the real aircraft quite well but [...]