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Airfix 1/48 RAAF P-51 Mustang

Airfix 1/48 P-51 in RAAF livery. Kit is built out of box with an added photo etched lap belt. It is a nice kit overall but the landing gear is a little flimsy. I used Vallejo paints and did weathering with artist oils, thinned acrylics, [...]

Supermarine Spitfire Mk. VIII "HAVA GO JO"

This is my last build for 2021. It was built for a club competition with a photo evidence deadline of 23:59 on 31 December and was completed with 5 hours 34 minutes to go. The reason for this deadline was the various Melbourne Covid-19 [...]

1/144 RAAF P51 (Minicraft)

This is my first 1/144 model.i normaly build 1/72 1/48 and 1/35 kits of all kinds.i got this kit off ebay for free.they sent me a $5 gift card and i purchased this kit with it. I replaced the decals with aftermarker decals from ebay.i [...]

Redroo Models 1/48th CA-25 Winjeel

Hi all. This is the 1/48th Redroo Model CAC Winjeel. The only changes from the kit options are the big number on the cowl and the A number as this is model was to be built as a specific airframe. The orange/red or whatever it is, is a home [...]

Eduard 1/48 Spitfire VIIIClive Caldwell

History: The RAAF was always on the far end of a very long supply line - either from Great Britain or the United States - throughout the Second World War, which meant there was a constant struggle to obtain first-class combat [...]

RAAF Spitfire Mk.Vc, 54 Squadron, Darwin, Australia.

Special Hobby's 1/48 kit was the only one of this mark available until very recently, when Eduard announced their forthcoming kit. I had already ordered the SH one & since all my previous efforts at a Vc had been kitbashed by various [...]

Review: Eduard 1/48 Spitfire Vc

The Airplane: The Spitfire Vc was developed from experience with the Spitfire Vb and began to appear in 1942. Unlike the earlier version, which was essentially a Spitfire I airframe “beefed up” around the engine mounts to allow use of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]