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Fairey Firefly Mk1 1/48 Special Hobby. Korean war Group build.

This is my contribution to the Korean war group build or rather my first contribution as I may well do more , we have plenty of time after all. The kit is the Special Hobby offering , I picked this kit up some years ago for £30 at a club meet b[...]

The British Way…1/48 Sherman Firefly Ic

#5/2020 My dad´s next little armour project for diversion. Tamiya kit built oob, only added an antenna. Painted with AK Real Color British SCC15 Olive Drab. It´s one of Tamiya´s older kits with a metal lower hull. Gives the model nice weight but[...]

Fairey Firefly 1/48 Trumpeter

My first finished model this year.

Trumpeter Firefly

I have waited a while for a 48 scale kit that suited my modeling skills, and still I wait! This kit is nicely molded, but the fit is quite “fiddly”. I will post more as I work through this, but I had to remove a lot of locating ribs to fit the f[...]

Fairey AS 5 Firefly, N1-VX-385, 817 Sqn RAN HMAS Sydney 1951.

1/72 Special Hobby, my first Firefly, I modified and replaced a few things, finished in Model Master, Xtracolor X5, enamels with Halo decals, Future and Xtraflat

RAN Fairey Firefly AS.6 cockpit

Here are a few photos from Australian National Avation Museum at Moorabbin airport, Melbourne, Australia. Thought someone might like a "sit-around" in the cockpit of Fairey Firefly AS.6, WD 827. General impression is good view forward and to the[...]

Special Hobby 1/48 Firefly Mk.V

During the last year of the Second World War, the Fairey Firefly F.R.I had proven itself the best British designed carrier strike aircraft used in the conflict. With the end of the war and the need to get rid of the U.S. carrier aircraft provid[...]

1/48 Fairey Firefly FR.I

Firefly mania continued unabated in my workshop all summer! This is the newish Special Hobby kit completed as an example from 1770NAS, HMS Indefatigable during the "Operation Lentil" strike on Japanese refineries in Malaya. It still bears Ea[...]

1/48 Firefly FR.4

This is the recent Special Hobby kit finished as a Dutch Navy example based in New Guinea. These were the last Fireflies in service anywhere, and were replaced by Hawker Hunters in 1962. The model assembles extremely well and really puts Speci[...]

1/48 Fairey Firefly MK I by Grand Phoenix

The Firefly was a replacement for the Fairey Fulmer shipboard two-seat fighter. The British felt that over water flights were too exhausting, so they added a navigator / observer to share the load with the pilot. This may have provided some le[...]
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