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Hi. I have to say I was really torn with this GB as I wanted to take part (would be rude not to) but I am affraid I will not have enough time for the projects I had in mind (Airfix 1:72 TSR2 with lots of extras). Yesterday evening my son (5) saw my finished Meteor (in another GB) and asked to build a kit with him. I took the opportunity and drew the Airfix Gnat from the stash (from the Black Friday sales): Sorry for the lousy pics. The next will be better I hope. So plan is to build this with my son and to let him do the majority (not sure how this will work though...). Furthermore I
And another of Nomore Shelfspace's enthusiastic but basic builds, the new Airfix Folland Gnat in trainer colours. (You know what I'm going to say next... I built the original one, bagged, silver grey plastic, 2/6d from Woolworth's, about twelve parts, stuck together without painting, promptly thrown across the garden, etc.!). Nice kit, although getting the over complex underside insert to fit was a minor nightmare. Also the underwing tanks and air intakes needed a lot of filling and sanding - I think Airfix's new CAD designers are very clever, but I wonder if they actually build the kits they