Spitfire in my workshop. David Glen BSc (Hons) MSc: Model Maker, Journalist David Glen

P-51 Diary


Instrument panel complete

Friday, 15th April, 2011

During the gloom of a seemingly endless winter I turned to a task I’d been putting off for many months… the completion of the instrument...
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Gun port blisters

Wednesday, 24th November, 2010

 The start of winter marks the completion of the P-51’s main-planes. I spent the last few days laboriously polishing the control surfaces stored away since...
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A tipping point

Friday, 27th August, 2010

It’s a curious happenstance that I embark on these jottings just as I reach a major landmark in life. In five days’ time I retire...
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Welcome to my P-51 diary

Wednesday, 18th November, 2009

I began work on my 1/5 scale P-51D in March 2005, and it has occupied the greater part of my leisure time since. For that...
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Spitfire in my Workshop

A detailed and step-by-step account of the construction of a museum model masterpiece.