Swords 1/72 TBM-3R Avenger, COD, Carrier on board delivery. The Navy Converted a number of Avengers to be used as transport of people and supplies to the fleet. Carrying up to six passengers, and cargo or stretchers in the bomb bay. Built out of[...]
My most recent work is a machine of the 1st Gruppo ANR, stationed in Vicenza, northeast Italy in summer 1944. I don’t know any interesting details about this particular airframe, but I liked the herringbone camo. It is quite under-represented, a[...]
New model from Sword lets start build giving some photos for you guys. Model will be soon on sale ;) more photos from build will come ASAP ;)
1/72 Sword, a few small modifications, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future over kit and other decals, built for the Year of the Cat GB, you can find pic's of the build there.
This is my 1/72 Sword Spitfire Mk Vc Trop Markings are for MA292 flown by F/O Lawrence Weggery RNZAF of 615 Squadron RAF at Dohazari, India, Jan 1944. The markings are from the kit. I added IFF "cheese cutter" antennas from Uschi Superfine Thre[...]
This year of the cat build is Swords 1/72 TF-9J Twogar. A bit of a challenge to build[for me] no locating pins, kind of soft plastic, ill fitting in some places, the kit decals tended to curl when you go to place them. I used krylon flat white a[...]
My next build for Model Airplane International is now complete. This one is a bit different. For some time now I've been helping John Mollison with odd bits of research, John runs the old guys and their aeroplanes website ,here: John intervie[...]
Once the English Electric Lightning made it into production and squadron service, it was soon apparent that the airplane was a huge “step up” for a pilot coming to the airplane from the Hunter or something similar. Even with an experienced Ligh[...]