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Had to make a start on this. It's been languishing on the shelf for, oooh.... about a week or so. It's a Revell rebox of the ICM mould, and it's the perfect move -on build for me after a couple of months doing the Red Arrows Hawks in 1/32 and 1/72. Don't want anything RED for a while. I want Nmf all the way, and I'm back in my comfort zone with a roll of sticy-back Ali builder's tape. Woo-hoo! The first thing to set about was the removal of the 5 aerials moulded onto the starboard fuselage half, They'd never survive the foil process. Careful excision now by cutting into the edge of the fuselage leaves a matching half-hole opposite the one in the port side, and enough length on the aerial to be glued back in when the time comes. I'm calling that "Plan A". See? Each one carefully labeled and put away in the transparency bag for later. Infallible... It's an unusual sort of building sequence on this airframe. All the inside seating etc. including the cockpit seats, are built on top of the wing mouldings. So it's fairly plain sailing to get the fuselage halves joined up. But I want to get the foil on the sides and cut the window apertures before I add the glazing. But I need to join up the fuselage and sort the seams before I foil the top and bottom. So I'm just sorting out a sequence of action here . Later...