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OFFICIAL:- Airfx III campaign
tinbanger
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Thursday, October 02, 2014 - 11:45 AM UTC
MISSION: AIRFIX III
CAMPAIGN LEADER: tinbanger
SCALE: 1:6 To 1:1200
START DATE: January 1st, 2015
ENDS: June 30th, 2015

Campaign approved on the KitMaker Network!
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http://www.kitmaker.net/modules.php?op=modload&name=Campaigns&file=index&req=showcontent&id=782

Richard
md72
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Washington, United States
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Posted: Thursday, October 02, 2014 - 12:46 PM UTC
Patience and persistence pays off! Now I just gotta pick a kit.
tinbanger
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Posted: Thursday, October 02, 2014 - 01:59 PM UTC
Welcome Mark!
Don't forget to enlist.
md72
#439
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Posted: Thursday, October 02, 2014 - 03:56 PM UTC
I'm in.

May do a target this time....
PrickleHead
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Western Australia, Australia
Joined: December 31, 2013
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Posted: Thursday, October 02, 2014 - 06:41 PM UTC
Did a quick recce:

1/72 Typhoon
1/72 Sunderland
1/24 Typhoon
1/12 Bentley

Which one? Which one?
ljames0874
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England - South East, United Kingdom
Joined: August 15, 2012
KitMaker: 408 posts
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Posted: Friday, October 03, 2014 - 06:31 PM UTC
Right now it's a 1/72 Hawker Hunter FGA.9.
tinbanger
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Friday, October 03, 2014 - 10:21 PM UTC
Welcome Pricklehead & Lee
The Hunter is one of my favorite British jets!
tinbanger
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Friday, December 12, 2014 - 05:05 AM UTC
We now have a Campaign Ribbon!
Thank you to Jessica for the fine artwork!
Richard.

MichaelSatin
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AEROSCALE
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Colorado, United States
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Posted: Friday, December 12, 2014 - 05:51 AM UTC
Richard,

Is this the official campaign thread? If so, I'll sticky it. I'm in, by the way, as I believe I'm getting a certain large recent Airfix release for Chanukah and may have to dive right in!

Michael
tinbanger
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Posted: Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 06:37 AM UTC
Thank you Michael!
MichaelSatin
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Posted: Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 06:44 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Thank you Michael!



You bet Richard!

Michael
Cbacon84
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California, United States
Joined: October 10, 2012
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Posted: Monday, December 15, 2014 - 08:51 AM UTC
I'm in although don't know what I'm going to build at the moment. Got a:
1/72 SBD 5
1/72 Hawkers Hurricane mkII
1/72 Matilda
Sitting in the stack
tinbanger
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Posted: Monday, December 15, 2014 - 03:54 PM UTC
Welcome to the Campaign Casey!
tinbanger
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Posted: Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 02:50 AM UTC
Bump Time:-

c4willy
#305
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Posted: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 02:29 PM UTC
Now that I'm actually here I find myself at a loss as to what to do exactly in terms of which kit to build. I have a couple of 1/24th scale Stuka's but I'm unsure if I'll have the time to get one completed. I have a couple of Spitfires in 1/48 as well as an Me109-F and several 1/72 scale kits. I could finally build the Avro Anson and mark it as one the examples the flew with the RNZAF. I have a 1/48 scale Fury biplane as well that I feel beckoning to me. There are six months more or less I wonder if that would be enough time to do the Stuka kit justice?

Any feed back about my choices?? Just looking to see if I can crystallize my ideas. I have the Montex masks ( sorry Mal!) to build the Stuka with the snake on the side hence my indecision as the masks will take a while to get done properly. And I perversely like doing things that aren't being done by anyone else.

As a clarification is there a limit as to the age of the moulds? The last campaign was limited to moulds that were pre 1980 (if I remember rightly). Are Airfix's new mould kits eligible? Any input would be appreciated.

I would also like to take this opportunity to wish one and all a great festive season may Santa bring you what you desire!
tinbanger
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Posted: Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 02:04 AM UTC
Hi Chris.
If I had an Anson in my stash it would be my choice.

Merry Christmas to all!
c4willy
#305
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Posted: Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 02:30 AM UTC
Hi Richard yes I'm leaning that way, I have a couple of 1/48 scale Classic Airframes to build but I think for this campaign I'll go the true nostalgia route as I built one of these when I was knee high to a grasshopper, thanks for the input. If anyone else has any ideas or suggestions I'm all ears.
lfetz145
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Colorado, United States
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Posted: Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 01:13 AM UTC
I recently received the Airfix Dogfight set with a P-40 and a Zero. I completely forgot about this campaign, and was so eager to get the build started, I'm already about halfway through the Zero. I haven't started the P-40 yet though, could I hold off on that until the end of the year, and just submit the P-40? Or am I already ineligible for building the Zero?
tinbanger
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Posted: Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 01:43 AM UTC

Quoted Text

I recently received the Airfix Dogfight set with a P-40 and a Zero. I completely forgot about this campaign, and was so eager to get the build started, I'm already about halfway through the Zero. I haven't started the P-40 yet though, could I hold off on that until the end of the year, and just submit the P-40? Or am I already ineligible for building the Zero?



Hi Logan.
Enjoy your Zero build and hold off on the P-40 until the campaign starts!
When you post your completed model photos in the Gallery post them as a dog fight double!
lfetz145
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Posted: Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 11:27 PM UTC
Alright, thank you Richard!
RedDuster
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England - South East, United Kingdom
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Posted: Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 02:29 AM UTC
Great Christmas present from young Duster, I am now sorted for this campaign.



seen 1/48th scale kits with less detail and parts than this puppy.

Si
tinbanger
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Posted: Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 03:04 AM UTC
Nice one Simon!
Built one of those to many years ago!
nick_pal
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South Australia, Australia
Joined: July 09, 2014
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Posted: Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 04:28 AM UTC
Just enlisted... I have a 1/72 hawker hurricane mk. I in my stash (kit#01010) also have some xtradecal raf ww2 code letters (x72145) to make Stuart Walch's hurricane from the Battle of Britain.
tinbanger
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Posted: Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 05:08 AM UTC
Thanks for signing up Nick!
raypalmer
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 09:44 AM UTC
These new 72 scale airfixes fall together so nicely I think I'll be able to get this ribbon.

Now to try and find out if the puzzling colour callouts in the instructions are correct.