**** FINISHED: 1/48th Spitfire MkVIII, 136 Sqn RAF, Burma, Commonwealth GB.

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  1. Airframes

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    #1 Airframes, Feb 23, 2011
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    Username: Airframes.
    Name: Terry.
    Category: Judge.
    Scale: 1/48th.
    Kit: ICM Spitfire MkVIII.
    Accessories: Some scratch-building, 'Almarks' roundel decals, painted code letters.
    So here's the aircraft flown by F/Sgt R W 'Bob' Cross, DFM, in February 1944, with which he scored one Army 01 (Oscar) destroyed, and one damaged, both confirmed, whilst flying from Rhumkhapalong, Burma.
    The model was built as a commission for Max and Barbara, relatives of the late Bob Cross, and I hope it provides a fitting tribute to the highest-scoring RAF pilot in the CBI.
    NOTE: First six pics are without the display base, for clarity.
     

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    Excellent work Terry!
     
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    That is one dirty looking Spitfire... Excellent work Terry, both on the bird and on the base. :thumbright::thumbright:
     
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    Wow! Stunning Terry!
     
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    Just sensational work Terry!8)
    Cheers,
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    A beautifuly beastly build Terry
     
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    STUPENDOUS TERRY!!!!!!!!:notworthy: :thumbright: :cool: :notworthy:
     
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    Wow Terry, simply phenominal!
     
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    Great Job Mate!
     
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    Aren't we glad you're a judge, that is simply stunning work my friend, beautifully done both plane and base.
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    Fantastic grunge work Terry!!!! Looks like it was really there!!
     
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    Awesome Terry,and a nice tribute to B. Cross !
     
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    Terry, you've captured the character of this machine beautifully. I can just feel the sun beating down on that parched airfield and the dusty wings too hot to touch. Well done my friend!
     
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    Fahbulous...............
    But it needs a good wash!
     
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    Brilliant Terry! Simply brilliant..!!
     
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    you've out done yourself this time Dogsbody, very well done mate
     
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    Classic T. A real rough beauty! :lol::lol::lol:

    Cheers

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    That is just perfect there Terry. :)
     
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    Superb Terry!
     
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