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Eduard Spitfire Mk.Ia, 1/48. A Pair of Kiwis over Dunkirk.

'the airspeed indicator read 240 mph, and I thought "this is bloody marvellous!", but then the Spitfire began to shudder and seemed as if it was going to stall. - I realised what had happened, my pitot head had been shot away, and the needle d[...]

Eduard Tempest Mk.V Dual Combo, 1/48.

Recently I've decided to improve my photography and buy a lightbox, today it arrived! So as I showcase my previous builds this is the first one with some shiny now photos. Eduard's Tempest Mk.V... An interesting kit to say the least, this c[...]

Operation Starkey…1/48 Westland Whirlwind Mk.I, RAF

Built in 2016. Trumpeter kit with decals from the CA kit. Regarding the a/c number, the 8 has to be exchanged with a 9. Added the missing gunsight from the sparesbox and used a plastic rod for the missing headrest support strut. The Classic Airf[...]

Hurricane IIB, 151 Wing, Vaenga, USSR Sep-Oct 1941

I wanted to do a Hurricane IIB with a tropical filter and temperate camo scheme. The options for that combo were Hurricanes IIs in Singapore, Burma, Java, India, Ceylon, and Russia (ironically none of those locations are actually temperate). [...]

Under new Management…1/48 Messerschmitt Bf109E-3, Royal Airforce

Built a couple years ago. First a former JG76 aircraft. In November 1939 the pilot accidentally landed on a French airfield and was captured. The plane was tested by the French an then given to the Brits. Tamiya kit with Rising decals

Spitfirepalooza Continues

I just finished another Spitfire to add to my collection. This time it’s the Airfix 1/72 Mk. Vb in the colors of Don Gentile’s aircraft. I believe the molds for this are from the mid 70’s and while there is a lack of detail (as in no wheel bay d[...]

Erosion Never Sleeps – Bristol Beaufighter Nightfighter

After looking at my Beaufighter for five months, I decided that it needed a little roughing-up. So I broke-out the thinner, some swabs, and a bottle of Model Master chrome silver paint and went to town. Along the way, I managed to break the radi[...]

Final One for 2020

My 16th and final completed kit of 2020 is this conversion of an Eduard Spitfire Mk. I to a Mk. II. I used EagleCals decals, and an Ultracast Rotol prop and Coffman starter for this easy conversion. The markings are for Bill Dunn, the first Eag[...]

1/48 North American F-6A Mustang, RAF North Africa

Built in 2015. When the 225 Sqn RAF was in need of long range recce aircraft in North Africa, they borrowed four Mustangs from the USAAF which could stay up in the sky longer then the Spits. There´s some discussion about the camo. Either the [...]

1/72 Airfix Sea Harrier FA2

This is the Airfix Sea Harrier FA2, kit no. A04052 in 1/72 scale. Built OOB with the kit decals. It one of the few kits of the Harrier in 1/72 scale that has the dropped in auxiliary intakes included with the kit parts.