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Me109 Paint Scheme

I’m my spare time (ha ha!) I’ve been tinkering with warbird inspired paint schemes. Here’s one using the Me109. I couldn’t quite get the leopard spots looking right so I omitted them. You get the idea though. I might have to make one based on the Spitfire next 🙂 === 4th Feb 2012 I was … Continue reading

Elevator edge prep

Mitchell (aka. Chief Scuffer) came down tonight so we both worked on the plane. Mitch got to work on removing the vinyl off the elevators so I could debur the holes later. Here’s Mitch hard at work. Whilst Mitch was using the soldering iron on the right elevator, I was using the micro files to … Continue reading

GFPT passed and VS complete!

After a couple of weeks of no building, I am pleased to say I managed to get back into the shed last Monday. I was interstate on a training course for one of those weeks and the rest was … well … just too damn busy. I did however manage to pass the GFPT. Yay! … Continue reading

VS skin riveted on

It’s been over a week since I was in the shed last. I had to work weekends/nights to meet a couple of deadlines. Mission accomplished, so last night I managed to get back into it. Yay! I wasn’t looking forward to riveting this part of the VS skeleton. I had to use the offset bit … Continue reading