1:48 scale light aircraft range desktop models, finished in bespoke markings/colour schemes by Diverse Images www.pewteraircraft.com £210 each plus P & P
vintage civil aircraft offer minute detail,’ claims the company. The aerials and, where applicable, joysticks and seats are all hand made separately. ‘Small items are often individually cast in pewter, or bronze for extra strength where needed.
‘Each aircraft type is meticulously researched to ensure our models are historically accurate. The model is generally based on original photographs and detail supplied by owners.’ All of the new light aircraft range are produced in 1:48 scale, resulting in models that are nicely sized and not too big. ‘The price includes, subject to sight of copy, the owners individual aircraft markings.’ The current range includes the Cessna 172 Skyhawk, de Havilland Chipmunk, Piper J3 Cub and Piper Archer II. ‘This range will be increased and it should be relatively easy to produce variants,’ says Diverse. PW