This is the 3rd 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, Alan Flett, 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 has more 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 6 - by Andrew Wetzlich
Parola Tank Museum (Finland) Part 3 - by Ley Reynolds
Hydraulic Rig Units (Various) Cleaning Instructions - by Steve Mackenzie
Vehicle Boom-Lift, Self Propelled (Basic Telescopic Boom Lift & Tractor Boom Lift Manitou) Cleaning Instructions - by Steve Mackenzie

Walkaround of C-130J A97-441 - by Owen Lambert
Saga of the White Bomb - by Steve Mackenzie
Twin Otter Civil Colour schemes Part 2 - by Steve Mackenzie
Aviation Heritage Museum's Tornado ZG791 - by Mick Mirkovic
Modelling the Supermarine Sea Otter in Australian civilian service - by Roger Lambert

ICM (48281) Douglas B-26B-50 Invader (Korean War) Scale: 1:48 review - by Gary Wickham
ICM (48279) Douglas B-26K Counter Invader Scale: 1:48 review - by Gary Wickham

The Revs Institute Naples FL visit 2016 Part 12 - by Dave Muir
Photos from Bruce Chapman's collection Part 8 - by Bruce Chapman via Alan Yee

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

RAAF Oddity #95 - Schweizer Aircraft Corporation serial number 159 - by Steve Mackenzie
RAAF Oddity #96 - C-47 'Cowboy's Dogwash' A65-114 - via Steve Mackenzie

New releases from David Doyle, Valiant Wings, Histoire & Collections and SabingaMartin - Info via Ley Reynolds
New releases from Helion - Info via Ley Reynolds
New releases from MMP - Info via Ley Reynolds
New releases from Chandos - Info via Ley Reynolds
New releases from European Airlines - Info via Ley Reynolds
New releases from Trackpad - Info via Ley Reynolds

New releases from Tankograd - Info via Ley Reynolds
New releases from Wingleader - Info via Ley Reynolds


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