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Looking like they can take offi

Both the Spitfire and the Me109 start to look like aircraft. The Spitfire is completely built but I’m not that pleased with the paintwork – Ive got to handle the brush marks in the acrylic paint. さらに43語

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Setting up shop

Since I haven’t been able to locate my model building tools from the late 80’s I’ve had to start from scratch and by everything. Today I treated myself to a cutting mat.

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Wing Commander Peter Mallan Brothers' Spitfire HF.Mk.VIIc

Air Commodore Peter Mallan Brothers CBE, DSO, DFC

Born in 1917, Pete Brothers learnt to fly at age 16.  He joined the RAF in 1936, trained as a pilot and joined No 32 Squadron at the end of the year to fly Gauntlet biplane fighters.  さらに1,787語

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Learning to use acrylic paint

Since I’m used to enamel paint I get a bit frustrated with the difficulty of getting the acrylic paint to cover. :-/

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Shuttleworth Collection Family Airshow 2018

The 2018 Shuttleworth Collection August airshow took on a family theme, with a wide range of different aircraft and acts on display.

The show got underway with the impressive collection WW2 trio of Spitfire, Sea Hurricane and Lysander. さらに423語

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The Double-Edged Sword: The Policies and Vision of Air Chief Marshall Hugh Dowding, their Effects on the Battle of Britain, and His Career in the Royal Air Force

A historian once declared that Hugh Dowding, Air Chief Marshall and head of RAF Fighter Command was “the only commander who won one of the decisive battles of history, and got sacked for his pains.” さらに3,094語

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