Illustrated with more than 300 stunning colour photographs, Modelling British Aircraft of World War Two, provides essential guidance on how to get started, from choosing the best kit to preparing your workspace with the right tools, paints and equipment.
It gives tips on the use of reference material, construction techniques and painting recipes. Step-by-step building and painting of the following models is covered:
- 1/48 Hurricane Mk IIc
- 1/32 Spitfire Mk IIa
- 1/48 Mosquito Mk VI
- 1/48 Swordfish Mk II
- 1/72 Lancaster B III
Instructional use of after-market detailing kits and accessories is given along with advice on fitting a base or creating a diorama. There is a chapter on Royal Air Force camouflage and markings.
Jeff Herne has been modelling for more than four decades and it is both his hobby and profession. Even with this wealth of experience, he is still learning new techniques and methods to improve efficiency, to raise the quality of his finished models and to address those annoying difficulties and frustrations that all modellers encounter from time to time. In Modelling British Aircraft of World War II, he shares his knowledge and tips to help readers improve their modelling skills and outcomes.