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12jaguar

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  1. 12jaguar

    Airfix 2020

    Sea Hornet fabrication drawings do exist, how else can you do this http://warbirdsnews.com/aircraft-restoration/de-havilland-sea-hornet-airworthy-restoration-project.html
  2. Hi Neil Knowing what you started with as a basis (a Sanger kit!!), you've made a wonderful job of it and it definitely looks like a Stirling. Glad that you were able to make sense of some of my rambling advice; I'm just glad to be able to impart some of my otherwise useless knowledge built up over the years LOL. Hope to see you and the Bomber Command guys at Alconbury in 2019 to let you see how the flightdeck is progressing cheers John
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    World war two, movies and tv-series...

    However, if the film was told from an Americans point of view, it would likely stand a better chance. Joe McCarthy (AJ-T) was originally a beachguard at Coney Island who joined the RCAF, a very tellable story in itself John
  4. 12jaguar

    RAF Jaguars

    the former airfield at Bentwaters Franco
  5. 12jaguar

    Airfix 1/48th Hawker Hunter F6

    Now that is a thing of beauty lovely rendition General John
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    Sepecat Jaguar GR.1A

    good start. just a quick bit of advice, the colour call out for the cockpit is incorrect, as it should be black completely. The recess aft of the airbrake bays should be the same colour as the outside airframe ie camouflage colour Revells bad methinks John
  7. Hi Woody totally missed this, great progress on the old girl. I think the crashed u/c id either in Holland or Belgium, can't recall exactly John
  8. 12jaguar

    Italeri Stirling

    As a builder of a 1:1 scale Stirling, I must say your rendition is an absolute cracker great job John
  9. Elliot Smock is working towards recreating a Whitley. Unfortunately, the Flypast Forum is down yet again (since it's revamp) so I can't link to his progress John
  10. 12jaguar

    1/48 Revell Jaguar GR.1A

    I've added the black bars on the leading edges, I assume on the real thing these are de-icers? Nothing as complex as that, they're simply black neoprene tape that is an anti-erosion strip. John
  11. Thanks for the mention Elger, it's been a pleasure helping you out; you've had a real feel for the aircraft and it shows. We took some 1:1 stirling parts to the Brampton Model show today and they were warmly recieved, and also took my Mk IV and Cliffs Mk I, it's a kit that you have to beat into submission somewhat which was disappointing as we offered our assistance early on when some of the CAD renders went public. I ech what everyone else has said, best rendition of the Italeri kit I've yet seen John
  12. 12jaguar

    1/48 RAF Jaguar GR1 (Kitty Hawk)

    The profile of the leading edge of the mainplane is well off underneath the slats but these at least help to mask the issue. The pylons are totally wrong as is the weapon load out. there's some odd depictions of panel lines and I wouldn't recommend having the avionics bay door open as this looks nothing like an RAF Jag. I replaced my secondary heat exchanger fairing on the spine with a resin aftermarket one John
  13. 12jaguar

    Brampton/St Ives Model Show Sept 30

    if anyone fancies talking about Stirlings then we'll be there attached to the Bomber Command SIg table John
  14. 12jaguar

    RAF Jaguar chaff/flare dispensers

    I recall them being installed on the engine doors as part of a modification package when I was at Abingdon in the late 80s so you should be ok but check your references John
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