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R.A.A.F Spitfire Vc. 79 Sqn. Momote, New Guinea, 1944.

I'd actually started a Bf109F for our club group build (which of course didn't happen) when I became distracted by the prospect of building another 1/48 Spitfire using two kits to get the universal wing necessary for the Vc. I had a spare Hasega[...]

Worimi Hornet

On the 24th of February, 2015, at the Australian International Airshow, the Chief of Air Force Air Marshal Geoff Brown unveiled the ‘Worimi’ F/A-18A Hornet. It was commissioned by the Royal Australian Air Force to demonstrate its appreciation f[...]

A bit of exoticism, i.e. oval wings over the Solomon Islands.

I remember quite well when I bought the first Spitfire from the matchbox kit in elementary school. It was a great joy! The model seemed difficult to me then, requiring working with a modeling knife. Of course, everything was painted with brushes[...]

Revell 1/48 RAAF Beaufighter 21

History: The Beaufighter originated in 1938. During the Munich Crisis, Bristol Aeroplane Company began private development of a long-range fighter capable of carrying heavy payloads under the leadership of Chief Designer Leslie Frise. Evaluatio[...]

Mean and Green Down Under…1/48 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.VIII, 79 Sqn RAAF

Eduard kit built in 2016. Wanted something different than the usual two-tone camo so I suggested my dad to do a Foliage Green Aussie Spit. Sadly the decal aftermarket for green Spits isn´t big. Finally I found a nice sheet from DK Decals (Czech [...]

de Havilland DHA 98 FB 40 Mosquito, A52-3, 1 APU RAAF, Laverton Vic 1944.

1/72 Tamiya, built 10-2020 to 04-2021 for the de Havilland 100 GB, more details and pic's there.

Miles M14 Magister, A15-1, 1 FTS RAAF, Point Cook Vic 1940.

1/72 RS Models, built 2018 to 2019 along side my RAF 100 GB entry, finished in mainly Humbrol enamels with Pledge over kit decals.

RAAF, 31-03-1921 to 31-03-2021.

The RAAF is celebrating 100 years of service, the Australian Air Force was formed on 31-03-1921 and became the Royal Australian Air Force on 31-08-1921.

Supermarine Spitfire HF 8, A58-602 RG-V, 80 Wing RAAF Moratai 1945.

1/72 Eduard, built for the teeth and fangs GB, more details and pic's there, the subject of this model was flown by W/C Robert Henry Maxwell "Bobby" Gibbes, DSO, DFC and bar.

de Havilland DH 100 F2 Vampire, A78-2, ARDU RAAF 1949.

1/72 Airfix, FB 5 kit modified, finished for the DH 100 GB more pic's and details there, painted in MM 1781 with Pledge over kit and other decals.