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Ok, maybe too late to finish in time, but I was so kindly invited I did't want to ignore it completely… As I just finished my latest project I can start with some very tiny. I'll try to convert this: into this: The famous MD 500 from the eighties TV series "Magnum, P.I."
Hi all and here's a tribute to those great days of 1980s TV. Built for the Helicopters/Vertical Lift/Autogyro GB here on the forum. The short build thread is here but to recap: Kit: Italeri 017 AH-6 Night Fox built as a civilian MD-500 Build: OOB with seat belts from Tamiya tape and rear seat bench from plasticard. Paints: Halfords grey primer, Tamiya Pink primer, Revell Acrylics with an airbrush. Klear and a small wash Extras: 3g weight in the floor, part of the tail boom replaced with sprue after glue damage. Main rotor blades pinned with wire for a stronger fit. Was a fun build and makes a change from grey or camo schemes. But wow, is a tiny kit! Italeri AH-6 T.Cs Chopper_(3) by Dermot Moriarty, on Flickr Italeri AH-6 T.Cs Chopper_(4) by Dermot Moriarty, on Flickr Italeri AH-6 T.Cs Chopper_(6) by Dermot Moriarty, on Flickr Italeri AH-6 T.Cs Chopper_ (7) by Dermot Moriarty, on Flickr Italeri AH-6 T.Cs Chopper_(16) by Dermot Moriarty, on Flickr Italeri AH-6 T.Cs Chopper_(19) by Dermot Moriarty, on Flickr Italeri AH-6 T.Cs Chopper_(18) by Dermot Moriarty, on Flickr Cue the theme music! Thanks for looking. Dermot
Not as many from me this year as last year, mostly due to work commitments but also a couple of these models taking far longer than they should...... All are 1/72 except one. In no particular order, first up a Special Hobby Hughes TH-55. I had no idea how many parts you are expected to scratchbuild with this kit. Quite a few of them really should have been provided in the kit. The skids were very brittle and I ended up replacing them with brass rod bent to shape. Keeping it in the family, Italeri OH-6A...... ....and their AH-6 ....Profiline MD500 - more pics here .......and their MD520N NOTAR - more pics here Amodel Su-26 with home made decals for one of the first Su-26s I ever saw; The two-seat Su-29 And the updated Su-31 Minicraft 757 1/144 - more pics here Italeri OH-58A converted to a Jet Ranger - more pics here Pavla Fa330 - very fiddly! - more pics here MPM Trent Meteor - more pics here Italeri Junkers Ju-52 - more pics here Amodel Yak-25RV - more pics here Pulled this out of the stash as the flimsy box was really suffering and thought 'There's only a few parts, how long would that take?' Big mistake, nothing fitted and lots of filler. After painting and decalling, I gave it a clear coat and the white in the decals bled out into the clear coat. That took some cleaning up and it's not perfect now but certainly a lot better than it was. Tupolev ANT-25 one of only a couple of kits produced by Tupolev themselves and a huge model! After the Tupolev struggle I felt like doing something just for fun, I'll add a load to it in the New Year, Airfix Recovery Set; Finally an Airfix Tucano. Bought this second-hand a few years ago, the decals were badly out of register so I did my own and just for something a bit different chose one of the QinetiQ aircraft. The paint is still wet on this at the moment so I'll tidy a few things up in the morning. Happy New Year to everyone. Steve