Just published by BHS Publishing is my latest book, Western Airways, Flying in Western Australia 1919-1941. It is a massaged version of my PhD thesis which is about exactly what the title says. I think it’s pretty good and interesting, but I may be biased. For publication details and how to get a copy download … More Western Airways
When the Minicraft 1/72 Lockheed PV-1 Ventura was released back at the end of the 1980s it was rated as a very good kit and by modern day standards it is still reasonable but fairly basic. I must have bought this kit fairly soon after it was released and also bought some vinyl masks for … More Models for November 2021
Modellers like to write about their successes and the great models they have made. But a modeller’s life is not always easy and fun. Here’s a tale of woe I wrote for my local model club to show the other side of model making. MASOCHIST CORNER October 2010 There’s something wrong with me, I’m … More Who Said Making Little Model Aeroplanes is Easy?
March 2021 In years long past I built the Monogram 1/72 Grumman F7F and F8F kits and loved them. They are not complex kits but they go together very neatly and look the part. The Monogram F8F kit was first released in 1970 and has since been re-released by Hasegawa and Revell. Since then … More Grumman F8F-2 in 1/72 by Monogram