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Building the GAF Nomad.

After another few successful outings, ModelExpo, NAM, SASME, ScaleACT, I figure I can relate some more background info on the models that most have seen as solid objects on tables in auditoriums. What I present here is a potted history of the model’s evolution and there’s some data and links further on in the article.  If anyone’s…

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CAC P175 Anti Tank Aircraft project in 1/72.

Here’s something I did a while ago and am considering making just a few more examples before retiring the moulds. The CACATAC !  The CAC P175 1/72 Multimedia kit. I produced this kit in 2011 and it enjoyed a run on ebay and via other sites with all units selling. The following photos give a…

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1/32 RAAF C-130H Hercules – maybe a redux is due…

Many years ago I was commissioned to build a large scale C-130H in RAAF colours ( Specifically A97-010) and only recently I rediscovered some of the old rudimentary “archival” castings I made that would enable me to build another…  an idea I’m seriously toying with. With this initial model I started out with some plans, unrivelled…

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Vampire and Venom in 1/32

Some time ago I built a model of an aircraft I had a personal connection with.  Here’s the view from my instrument section window at RAAF WIlliams Laverton back in the day: Here’s a pic of me and my boys with 636 in the early ’90s. I had a very small part to play in the aircraft’s…

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Winjeels and Falcons enjoying the sun

Here’s some photos I took today of my latest 1/32 Winjeel build. You can see more of the construction of this model  at http://uncleles.net/2016/10/07/132-winjeel/ and while I was there tending to the young eagle a falcon happened by… This coming weekend the 1/32 Winjeel A85-445 can be seen in the flesh at the Bayonet Model Club’s annual competition…

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