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Poole Vikings Model Show 2019

I had the pleasure to attend yesterday (April 13) the annual Poole Vikings Model Show. It was an extremely good and successful event. Many excellent models on display, and a full car park of visitors. Well done to all concerned … Continue reading

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Spitfire Mk.XIV

The March 2019 issue of ‘Airfix Model World’ magazine contains my four-page history of a major Spitfire version, the Mk.XIV. This is also the cover story of the magazine. This incidentally is Issue 100 of ‘Airfix Model World’ magazine, and … Continue reading

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My new ‘FlyPast’ features

The January 2019 issue of ‘FlyPast’ contains several of my feature articles, including two in the monthly ‘Spotlight’ series. These concentrate on the Bell P-63 Kingcobra and the XFL-1 Airabonita.

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Me 262 and Blenheim

Catching up, the November 2018 issue of ‘Airfix Model World’ was a bumper issue for me, with two major history articles. One of these was my feature on the night-fighter version of the World War Two Bristol Blenheim – as … Continue reading

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Bristol Sycamore feature

Recently published, the latest in my long line of history articles for ‘Airfix Model World’ magazine. This time, in the December 2018 issue, the Bristol Sycamore helicopter.

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Historic Jeep

At last some model-making that I had time to do in France has been successful in a little competition. Several of you have seen this miniature model grow from a heap of tiny parts into . . . a tiny … Continue reading

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Model Show at Bovington

This weekend (October 13-14, 2018) is the South West Model Show at The Tank Museum, Bovington. It’s a big show in a big museum, and features a lot of clubs and traders. The Poole Vikings Model Club has been there … Continue reading

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