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Gloster Meteor F8 1/48 Airfix

Well here we are with another rendition of Airfix's new Meteor this time as you can see in markings for an aircraft flown by the Israeli airforce. It is nice to see another 1/48 Meteor available to us and I must admit to getting a little giddy w[...]

Jet Age Museum in Gloucestershire part 2

Dear iModelers! I was thinking about continuing one of my last articles about the Jet Age Museum. During a wonderful road trip through the southwestern part of Britain in 2017, I got the chance to visit the Jet Age Museum in Gloucestershire wher[...]

Airfix 1/48 Gloster Meteor F. 8

Here’s my version of the Airfix Gloster Meteor F. 8. Much has been written about this kit so I won’t bore you with more of the same. This makes kit number four for the year.

Final builds of the year – Airfix Sea Fury and Meteor FR9

Here are a few photos of my final builds for the year (not strictly true but I cant show you the very last one yet!) which are the Airfix 1:48 Sea Fury and the Airfix 1:48 Gloster Meteor FR.9. The Sea Fury has the Barracuda wheels and cockpit p[...]

Airfix 1/48 Gloster Meteor F.8

Here's my contribution to the "100 Years of the Royal Air Force" Group build. The Airfix kit left me with somewhat mixed feelings - on one hand it is nicely detailed and goes together well for the most part, on the other hand it suffers from a [...]

Meteor Prototype DG202

This is the Tamiya 1/48th scale Meteor F.1. I made this when it was first released 18 years ago (1997). It came in for a lot of criticism at the time because it had air brakes, and the Meteor F.1 had none. It transpired that Tamiya had based t[...]

1/48 Airfix Gloster Meteor F.8

I’ve had a great time building the last few years’ worth of 1/48th Airfix new tools, so I figured why not give their 2016 issue Gloster Meteor F.8 a go. I assumed this kit would live up to the ease of Airfix’s recent Spitfires, P-51D, Defiant, [...]

1/48 Gloster Meteor F.8

This is the second issue of the recent Airfix kit. It includes markings for two RAAF 77 Sq. Korean War veterans and a Dutch aerobatic team example. This issue also differs from the initial RAF release in that it includes eight 60lb. rockets. [...]

Tamiya Meteor and Doodlebug

This is the 1/48th scale Tamiya Gloster Meteor F1 & Fieseler Fi103 V-1 flying bomb mounted on a simple Perspex stand. Both models were built straight from the box. The only alteration is the pilot. His head was removed and turned to look to [...]

Gloster Meteor FR Mk 9 – 1/72 – MPM – Operation “Musketeer”

The MPM's Kit is not properly an high-tech kit, but it's easy to assembly and accurate. I immediately liked the colors of this plane used in the Operation Musketeer, 1956.