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Model Aircraft Monthly Volume 06 Issue 12

Model Aircraft Monthly


Model Aircraft Monthly
Volume 06 Issue 12 | December 2007

Table of contents

News | Page 4
The Big Show

by Gary Hatcher
Trip report on IPMS(UK) Scalemodelworld in Telford Shropshire

Reference | Page 6
NATO Tiger Meet

by Mark Attrill
Exercise ARCTIC TIGER 2007. A report on the recent NATO Tiger Meet with a modellers eye to the colour schemes and markings applied

Build Report | Page 14
Grumman Martlet Mk. I

by Tony O'Toole
A description of the first of Grumman's tubby fighters to enter Fleet Air Arm service and then modifying the Tamiya 1/48 scale kit in to a Martlet Mk. I
Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat
Tamiya 1:48
61034 1994 New tool

Build Report | Page 30
Fixed-wing F4F

by Neil Robinson
Building a F4F-3 using the Just Plane Stuff resin set
Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat
Tamiya 1:48
61034 1994 New tool
F4F-3/3A Wildcat Conversion for Tamiya kit
Just Plane Stuff 1:48

Build Report | Page 36
Winter Wurger

by Michael Ullmann
Modelling Tamiya's 1/48 scale Fw 190F-8 ground attack variant in a challenging winter scheme
Focke-Wulf Fw190 F-8
Tamiya 1:48
61039 1995 Changed parts

Reference | Page 40
The Flug Werk history

by Michael Ullmann
A look at the German based Fw 190 restoration company

Reference | Page 44
Hawkeye and Rafale

Naval air defence - Marine Nationale style

Build Report | Page 50
Aeronavale Rafale

by Andy Evans & Neil Robinson
Building France's latest nautical superfighter
Rafale M
Revell 1:48
04517 1999 New tool

Build Report | Page 54
A Tale of Two Cities

by Len Thompson
Modelling the Lancaster's predecessor, the Manchester, and the aircraft which followed the Lancaster in RAF service, the Lincoln
Avro Lancaster B.I
Airfix 1:72
08002 1994 Changed box
Lancaster B Mk.I/Mk.III (Royal Air Force Bomber)
Hasegawa 1:72
00553 (E23) 2005 New tool
Avro Lincoln Conversion
Paragon Designs 1:72
7251 (72051) 1995 New tool
Avro Manchester Mk 1/1a conversion for Airfix BI/III
Paragon Designs 1:72
72050 (7250) 1999 New tool

Build Report | Page 62
Dutch Mustang

by Trevor Pask
Following last issue's survey of 1/72 scale P-51D Mustang kits, Trevor builds the "winner", the Tamiya offering, in Netherlands East Indies Air Force markings
North American P-51D Mustang
Tamiya 1:72
60749 (49) 2000 New tool

Build Report | Page 66
Cactus Air Force "Cobra"

by Randy Lutz
Building Eduard's 1/48th Bell P-400 AIracobra as a 347th Fighter Group machine
Bell P-400 Airacobra
Eduard 1:48
8061 2000 New tool