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'Fiftyn' shapes of Body styling

Designers often sculpt out their prototypes on a shoe-sized-foam/wood piece which would soon turn into a reality. But what is the base design that they start with? 258 more words


Side pipes

Just a quick hour or so in the garage this evening, time is a premium at the moment with work, so progress feels a little slow. 351 more words


Spittin' Fire.

A Spitfire¬†Mk.IX‘s Merlin warming up nicely.

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Engine-block Numbering.

Just like on the transmission casing and head, the engine block holds both casting and serial numbers. ¬†We’ll do the casting numbers first for the sake of consistency. 608 more words


NAA F-100D "Hun": Burning Love.

“Huns” of the 481st Tactical Fighter Squadron over South Vietnam in February 1966. Two of the looking definitely tired in their dilapidated silver livery. Early in the Vietnam war the F-100’s wore this silver livery, but all eventually received the more suitable T.O: 1-1-4 “South-East Asia” camouflage paint. 27 more words

Engines on again

Before I “Unmask” the builds, a small detour on the Shackleton

the engine cowlings have all been sprayed

in separate pieces so as to get the grille colours without masking. 38 more words

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