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Folland Gnat T1, XR993, The Yellowjacks, 4 FTS RAF Valley Anglesey England 1964.

1/72 Matchbox, I modified a few small things, finished in Tamiya and MM enamels with Future over kit decals, built early 2000's.

Matchbox, 1/72 – P-47D Thunderbolt

Rebuild from an old-beaten up Matchbox kit from the 80's. Unpainted it, and did it again, just to test some techniques. The last varnish coat produced a 'whitish' look :-/

Matchbox 1/72 – Sea Harrier FRS.1

A very old kit, started back in the 80’s and kept unfinished until dec2017. It represents a pre Falklands war Sea Harrier from the Invencible (and that´s why it is in an almost new condition). This color scheme was repainted during the trip to [...]

Gentleman Soldier

I am a nostalgic of the old brands of miniatures so I decided to recover an old kit as the Vickers Wellesley (Matchbox, 1/72) and work with some new Mig Jiménez techniques and at the same time, wanted to experiment with clouds of dust in a deser[...]

1/72 Revell/Matchbox T-2C Buckeye VT-19 NAS Maridian 1975

Entering service in 1959, utilizing the wing design of the FJ-1 Fury and controls similar to the T-28, over the years the Buckeye trained thousands of naval aviators. finally being phased by the T-45 Goshawk in 2004. Revell's 2009 reboxing, the [...]

1/72 Matchbox PB4Y-2 Privateer

Finally have some pics to post of the finished build. My apologies for the quality - me and my iPhone have a more difficult time with larger subjects! This was the "enhanced" Privateer build that I posted in the Aircraft WIP thread, and if you[...]

AD-5 (A-1E) 1/48 Tamiya+Matchbox

Hi All, I would like to present my latest completion: the Big Face Spad. AD-5 (A-1E). The build were kitbashed from the infamous Tamiya A-1 Skyraider and Matchbox vintage AD-5. There are 1/32 resin conversion set from Fisher Model for Trumpet[...]

Sd.Kfz 173 Jagdpanther – X-mas gift

I was pure airplanes kits builder. But I want to make my son happy so I build him some tanks who he can put into his display and collect - maybe even play with them. So, I bought some really cheap kits from Revell. This is the second one - It a [...]

F9F-5 Panther VF-781,# 106 , Year of the Cat, 1/72 Matchbox

I had built this kit a few years ago but had never put squadron markings on, I wanted to do the plane from The Bridges at Toko-Ri movie, but never found the decals. Having heard about Lt. Royce Williams encounter with Soviet Migs during the Kore[...]

Noorduyn Norseman, A71-6, 4 Communications Unit RAAF Archerfield Qld 1945.

1/72 Matchbox, almost OOB, I replaced the intermediate wing struts with sprue, replaced the engine and fitted 0.010" brass tailplane bracing wires, finished in MM and Revell enamels with Future and Xtra flat over Aussie and Ventura decals from t[...]