Airfix Wellington Bomber

Final Layout

All the bitsCockpitAll these bits are hiddenFuselageSide ViewWings BuiltWith UndercarriageWings attachedAnd tailplaneEngine CowlingsBombs FittedSide Guns (should have left these unfitted)WheelsPropellorsMore or less finished for paintingFirst coat of TopFirst coal of undersideGreen topPaintedTransfers – note the letters are wrongFront ViewClose-upLadder I’ve added to my collection of models with the Wellington MKII bought from a local model…… Continue reading Airfix Wellington Bomber

Lancaster Bomber & Re-Supply

A few pictures of the final grouping of the Airfix kits. I’m wondering whether to buy a Diorama base to put it all together. The (unrealistic) scenario is the bomber being prepared for a sortie with some of the crew receiving a fnal briefing whilst the bombs are loaded and some of the chocks pulled…… Continue reading Lancaster Bomber & Re-Supply

Airfix – Bomber Resupply Set & RAF Personnel

Having finished my Lancaster Bomber and found it wanting in some ways. I bought the Bomber Resupply Set and some RAF Personnel so that I could add to the Lancaster and make some form of display. Both arrived safely and seemed complete. The Personnel are of a different plastic to the other models, much softer…… Continue reading Airfix – Bomber Resupply Set & RAF Personnel

Airfix Lancaster Bomber: Part 4

All that’s really left to do is painting the outside of the bomber and fixing the remaining transfers. Many of the painting schemes assume the use of a spraygun but I don’t have one. I started by “undercoating” the outside of the model so that the subsequent coats would stick properly. I used a mix…… Continue reading Airfix Lancaster Bomber: Part 4