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  1. Not only that but with the greatest of respect, at least with the Lancaster B17, and many of the HPH kits you can see some value for money, With the best will in the world, line up a CE / Wild Hare converted phantom amongst a bunch of other Phantoms, Im not so sure.
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    48th Fighter Wing heritage Eagles.

    By the way, release of the atrwork for decal production has been discussed.
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    48th Fighter Wing heritage Eagles.

    Aint it?!
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    48th Fighter Wing heritage Eagles.

    Part 2 Sublime, Aint it? Anyhow following the presentation, both aircraft were re positioned for more photos Next In for paint will be the 493rd F15 C The markings will be similar with the exception that the rudders gun port and other detail will be blue, similarly the 494th will be yellow. Enjoy!
  5. Yesterday I had the great privilege of being present at RAF Lakenheath for the unveiling of the first of the 48th Fighter wing heritage aircraft. One aircraft from each of the based squadrons will be repainted in WW2 heritage squadron colours to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D Day, all three taking part in the flypast on 6th June in Normandy. First taxi off the rank is the scheme for the 492nd Fighter squadron the "Mad Hatters" Firstly, I must point out that the schemes have caused a little argument amongst both the based squadrons and aviation enthusiasts alike because the Hatters squadron colour is a blue tail stripe with thecatch phrase Bleed Blue So why has it been painted in red? 492 aircraft sported red tailed aircraft at the time of D Day. Likewise 493 (currently yellow) were blue and 494 (currently red) were yellow. All 3 squadrons were flying p47's at the time of the landings. Anyhow, back to the event. The existence of the repaints came completely out of the blue, one of the best kept secrets, no rumours, nothing. Also attending the reveal was the 492'd squadron marked P47 "Nellie" which was used as a backdrop behind the gathered throng of senior officers and civillian dignitaries including representatives from the Imperial War Museum. The presentation began with two short videos depicting archive footage of 48th FW Thunderbolts on operations, followed by a time lapse video of the 10 "bulldogs" (the nickname of the 48th FW corrosion prevention squadron ) at work on the repaint. Following the visuals, each of the painters received a commendation and award from the base commander from where they filed off stage left. A short while later following a further speech the paint shop doors were drawn back to reveal a stunningly painted F15 E. Words were difficult to find. The quality of the detail that has gone into this repaint is incredible. Worthy of note is the beautiful Mad Hatters logo together with the Liberty on the tail fin. The design mimics perfectly the markings worn by 48th FW aircraft during WW2. Anyway enough chat, its time for you folks to make your own mind up. On with the show! Part two follows
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    1/32 Trumpeter Eurofighter Exhaust

    Soz to Clarify, Typhoons in general. not the 3 sqdn special tail aircraft
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    1/32 Trumpeter Eurofighter Exhaust

    Dan, if you want any reference phots of the 1:1 scale, PM me iv'e got loads. Oh and +1 for the Revell kit. Cheaper and a lot more accurate.
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    2018 LSP Christmas Raffle Winners

    Received Shawn's DH 2 in fine order. Many thanks. I know my Hunter has landed with Mick and the Mig book with Maru, just awaiting an update on the B1 book. Thanks again for organising this great event.
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    Propaganda Me. 117 P "Adler": FINISHED.

    Erwin, that's great very imaginative The colour scheme is spot on.
  10. Brilliant work Brian, That cockpit looks amazing and the Ruhrstahls will look superb. The camouflage pattern you've chosen will add some real interest to the 335. With so few real examples ever having been produced variation is not exactly prolific, so other than basing builds on available references, builds of this subject would be a little "samey" which is why the subject lends itself so well to your "whatiffery" concept, In fact come to think of it, arnt the nightfighter models"What if''s in their own right? Keep up the good work, and Im glad your feeling so much better after your op.
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    New to Airplane Models...

    Thats not modelling, Its precision engineering! I think ill give up. If you think you had an idiot for a teacher, ill introduce you to mine, you wont like him.
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    HK Lanc review

    Hi Ron, In all cases, the barrels were fixed before the glazing was secured. There is plenty of wiggle room for this method of construction as I masked and painted the glazing before they went anywhere near the turret bases. On another note, the gun bodies did require drilling to secure the barrels properly.
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    Gulf War Tornado

    Hi Nick, Great work in progress, I built an F3 a few years ago using Meindert's F3 conversion. The Revell kit can with a little effort, as you've found, can be beaten into submission I was quite pleased with the results
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    Mark31 is in Hospital

    Get well soon Mark, wishing you a speedy recovery.
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    B17G "D Day Doll"

    Lovely work.