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  1. On 12/26/2019 at 9:05 AM, 56RAF_Roblex said:

    Just to let you know that I finally got an answer to why the Wellington in my photo showed an unrecognised code. I spoke to someone from the CCMAA (Coastal Command & Maritime Aviation Association) who told me that No. 172 flew with OQ and, despite what the Internet says, never used OG.


    Thankyou for your efforts on my behalf. 


    Have a lovely New Year. 

    Well done! Nothing better than a solved mystery!

  2. 30 minutes ago, AndyJWest said:

    Definitely a Wellington. The object projecting under the fuselage just behind the bomb doors looks like the fairing for a retractable Leigh light, as fitted to some Coastal Command Wellingtons.

    Interesting photo in Wellington at War showing Wellington GRXIVs of 304 (Polish) squadron. The code should be "QD" but looks like QO.


  3. Sorry to hear about your father. We found interesting stuff when my father died a couple of years ago. 

    It looks like a wellington. Colour scheme looks like coastal command. I'll have a look in some books about squadron codes unless someone else beats me to it!

  4. On 10/18/2019 at 11:47 AM, voncrapenhauser said:

    Waiting for more De Lorean parts to turn up , So I was catching up on my Fantasy figure build in 1/4th scale.


    Its a figure conversion with mostly sculpted Appoxi sculpt added deatail.


    Never done sculpting on this scale before, It's a real challenge..






    Mind where you stick your spatula.

    These bring back some memories. All out of the box except for new transfers...I mean decals when the originals were unusable.




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  5. On 10/16/2019 at 6:23 PM, thepiespy said:

    P-51D #44-13561 'Short Fuse Sallee' Flown by Maj. Richard E. Turner. Commanding Officer, 356th FS, 354th FG, 9th Air Force. France, October 1944. Turner had 11 Aerial Victories with additional ground targets and V1 interceptions. 


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    DL Link with normal and censored swastika versions.


    Yay! Fantastic. I was hoping for this bird!

  6. I think it's worth looking at some of the stuff on You Tube. I have found scale-a-ton really helpful and inspirational. He also makes some good comments about equipment, including airbrushes.

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