The original American Hotrod: Republic P-47M Thunderbolt

   Youtube has a lot to answer for!   Whilst at home during the Covid19 lockdown I began watching videos about scale modelling one morning. A particualr favourite channel of mine, "Doogs Models" featured a series about building Tamiya's 1/48 P-48M in the striking colours of the 63rd Fighter Squadron. Doogs build of the Tamiya kit is …

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Malta’s 1000th-Spitfire EP829 Ready for Inspection!

Hello again! Well here we are, another project finished and I have to say I have enjoyed this one so much! This project came about when one evening I was researching Malta Spitfire's and I happened across this photograph: This was Squadron Leader John J. Lynch of 249 Sqn. RAF after he claimed Malta's 1000th …

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D-Day Victory! Johnnie Johnson’s “Beer truck” Spitfire Mk.IX

Hello! This week has given a wonderful break from the day job and I have immersed myself in my obsession with Spitfire's! A recent visit to Flying Legend's at Duxford was spectacular! Seeing so many warbirds in one place set my heart on fire! Upon returning home my studio went into overdrive building and researching Spitfire's! …

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Spitfire EP829-Malta’s 1000th

Hello again! After enjoying my last Spitfire so much I felt compelled to build another! This project came about whilst researching another Spitfire project. Upon reading about the siege of Malta during 1942-1943, a subject becoming ever closer to my heart, I found an interesting photograph:   This is Sqn. Ldr. John Lynch, an American …

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