Hello everyone - not posted here for the longest time, been building almost exclusively 1:24 cars recently, and I will get around to showing them to you, but this is my very latest: This version of the superb Hasegawa Typhoon kit came out in 19[...]
When Sydney Camm first designed what became the Typhoon in the late 1930s, not that much was known about high speed flight and heavy weaponry, with the result that the Typhoon’s wing turned out to be too thick. The result was that Camm began wor[...]
Photo collection of my page’s cover photo’s sake. Took few modelling liberties with this one, such as adorning it with my wife’s name, "Jules", as well as substituting the Typhoon’s 3-bladed prop for a 5-bladed prop from a Hawker Sea Fury which[...]
I know it's been awhile. I just realized that between our annual show last year and the show last weekend, I've only completed 3 projects!! The Privateer took me almost 8 months, and then I moved at the end of the year. I do have 3 others wai[...]
Well done Airfix! Having read all the reports about this kit, I thought I would pre-empt any problems by getting in a few resin after market bits & pieces in advance. In the event I hardly used any. In the cockpit I chose the resin side wall[...]
I built this Hurricane from old Airfix 1/24 scale kit. Painting is most likely the natural finish it had at factory before delivery to RAF.
Hasegawa 1/48 kit,easy building,hope you like it...
Hello everyone, Just finished my first of this year, actually my only build since last summer, my first time adding anything to the site so I hope it all goes well. This is the Airfix kit, I added some Eduard steel belts and a new cowl from Aero[...]
OK, it arrived a week ago today, and as soon as I opened the box, I saw that once again I could resist everything but temptation. It really was a "weekender," completed Monday afternoon. HISTORY: Hawker Aircraft came late to jet aircraft, and[...]
Hi all, Had a crack at the limited edition Academy 1/48th scale Hawker Hunter release over the weekend... didn't really like the schemes out of the box and have been wanting to do an Empire Test Pilot School (ETPS) 'Rasberry Ripple' scheme on a[...]