This is the 2nd issue of the year for 2022 (our 37th year of publication). As usual I have to thank those people who have kindly allowed us to reproduce their articles and photos this issue, in particular the following - Owen Lambert, Ley Reynolds, Andrew Wetzlich, Bruce Chapman, Alan Yee, Roger Lambert, Mick Mirkovic, Dave Muir, Gary Wickham, RAAF & the AHMWA. Don't forget that all photos credited to these individuals are subject to copyright and cannot be reproduced without their written permission. I also am grateful to Ley Reynolds for the review material.

This issue features the return of Gary Wickham;s excellent modelling and review articles from his 'Scalespot' website. Highly recommended to go to his site at to see the latest. For Gary's articles use the 'back' button to get back to the index page.

All and any contributions to this publication are always welcomed, so send any material to the editorial address (P.O Box and email listed at the end of this page), or hand it to me at club meetings.

Steve Mackenzie - Editor

Australian Armour and Artillery Museum Part 5 - by Andrew Wetzlich
Parola Tank Museum (Finland) Part 2 - by Ley Reynolds
Aircraft Tow Motors Cleaning Instructions - by Steve Mackenzie
Truck, Fire Fighting Cleaning Instructions - by Steve Mackenzie

Walkaround of Beech King Air 200 VH-HPP on lease to Aust Army Aviation - by Owen Lambert
Douglas DC-3/C-47 transports use in RAAF/ADAT service during 1939-46 - Part7 - 8 Squadron & 1 CU - by Steve Mackenzie
Twin Otter Civil Colour schemes - by Steve Mackenzie
Vampire A79-1 'PGO' - by Steve Mackenzie

Aircraft in Flight - Mounting Models on Stands - by Gary Wickham
Eduard (ED11147) Dornier Do-17Z Kampfstift Scale: 1:48 review - by Gary Wickham

The Revs Institute Naples FL visit 2016 Part 11 - by Dave Muir
Photos from Bruce Chapman's collection Part 7 - by Bruce Chapman via Alan Yee

Images from the Photographic Library of the Aviation Heritage Museum of W.A - by Mick Mirkovic

RAAF Oddity #94 - CAC Winjeel serial unknown - by Roger Lambert
ADF Oddity #02 - Sikorsky Blackhawk A25-222 special 'retirement' markings, Duntrool, ACT 30 Dec 21 - via Roger Lambert

New releases from Kelsey, Mortons, Valiant Wings, Schiffer, Shipcraft , Tankcraft, Dutch Profile, Samurai Sabres, MA Publications, PhilEditions, and PEKO - Info via Ley Reynolds
New releases from Helion - Info via Ley Reynolds
New releases from MMP - Info via Ley Reynolds
New releases from Osprey - Info via Ley Reynolds
New releases from Pen and Sword - Info via Ley Reynolds
New releases from Tankograd - Info via Ley Reynolds
New releases from Kagero - Info via Ley Reynolds


'IN miniature' (previously 'News & Views') is the official magazine of IPMS (New South Wales)
ALL material & reviews by and copyright of the Editor Steve Mackenzie unless otherwise credited.

Please send all editorial correspondence to
IN miniature Magazine
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Australia 2261
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