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Desert varrior Spitfire MK5 Trop WW2 1942 British RAF military plane 1:48 Revell kit, built out of box.

Served at RAF 92th Squadron in Egypt in 1942. Building hours: 60

264 Squadron Boulton-Paul Defiant in 1/48 (Battle of Britain day scheme)

Hi all, This is my lash up of the relatively new tool Airfix quarter scale Defiant. Tried a heavy post-shade then comprehensive highlighting coat technique with freehand camo. All feedback welcome as ever! :-) Full build video here:

Eduard 1/48 Tempest V Srs ii – Donald “Foob” Fairbanks, top-scoring Tempest pilot

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[...]

HP Victor B.2 1/144 (GWH+Shelf Oddity)

GWH kit with Shelf Oddity details and refueling probe & pitots from Master. This is XL164 B.2, Blue Steel aircraft. Modelled without Blue Steel. With no evidence to the contrary I assumed that when no missile was carried, the bomb bay doors[...]

Spitfirepalooza Continues!

As part of my continuing “Spitfirepalooza” here’s my attempt at the Revell 1/72 Spitfire Mk. IIa. This was a good little project. The only big fit issue I had was the common wing-to-fuselage step which took a couple puttying and sanding sessions[...]

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.

‘Rasberry Ripple’ ETPS Hawker Hunter in 1/48 (Academy)

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[...]

RAF Sabre Mk 4

This is the Hasegawa 1/48 scale Sabre Mk4. I built this when it was first released in 2004. Built straight out of the box, including decals with just the seat belts added. Aeromaster acrylic paint was used for the camouflage colours. Markings a[...]

RAF WWII Camo Collage

Hello everyone. This is my first post. No models to post yet, but working on them. This is a fabulous place and great resource. What I have done here is a bit unconventional, but I think relevant. I’ve been researching and learning about the[...]

Supermarine Spitfire – Tiger Model – 1:Egg

Very nice kit, much better than the Hasegawa ones, fit was very good, also the decals response was very good. MrPaint paints, freehand, low pressure 0.6-0.8 bar.