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Well, I was only going to build one of Airfix's Chipmunks, a 6-AEF one based at Abingdon or Benson due to the local connection and the White Horse on the badge. Whats not to like. I was planning on using the markings in the Xtradecal set X48221 for the 6 AEF markings. However, while looking at the decals the set of day-glow markings for an all grey plane just screamed out that it needed using. One order later, and it was a double build. WG431, of Glasgow & Strathclyde University Air Squadron and WB550, 'D' of 6 Air Experience Flight. One from the '60's and one from the '90's. Lovely little kits. Removed the locating pins on the wings as advised by other builds. I used the Eduard space set on WB550 and the Kits World set for WG431 (one was 4 point, the other 5 point harnesses.) I was going to re-scribe the early battery access hatches on WG431, but didn't, and didn't add the strengthening plate just behind the engine on WB550. I did add the UHF aerial on WG431. Its a shame someone does not make thinner engine access panels for this kit. The ones provided are so over scale. Other than that it was all fairly plain sailing. I did try using the Humbrol 174 as advised in the instructions, but it looked to orange to me, so gave it a thin over-spray of 16. Looks better to my eyes anyway. On to the pics. * If you are wandering about the "jump, Jonny, Jump" watch the delightful video linked at the end Tim