FIRST LIGHT: Flying Officer Geoffrey Wellum DFC and Spitfire K9998 in the summer of 1940.

In my last post we saw the completion of my commission build Spitfire, Geoffrey Wellum's K9998. Now the Spitfire has been enhanced by posing it in a typical scene from the Battle of Britain-A lone Spitfire Mk.Ia with its pilot being greeted by the venerable RAF Flight Sgt.  Now I have the model, scenery and …

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AIR COMMANDO! The Scale Model Hangar reviews the new AIRFIX 1/48 P-51D Mustang.

Yes, its another Mustang! This one is a little different though, it is not my beloved Tamiya 1/48 kit. This is a new kid on the block. This is a new tooling from Airfix! I picked this kit on its debut at the UK Nationals last November as I had heard that Airfix has really …

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The Ghost of Berlin. E-100 Jagdpanzer.

In 1945, towards the end of WWII the Allies had begun their liberation of Europe and the Nazi's were on the run.  German tank factories were designing bigger, more powerful tank destroyers to outgun the Allies and one of these designs was the E-100.......... The JagdPanzer E-100 was one of the two tier X German …

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