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IMPERIAL SPEEDER BIKE, 1:12 SCALE, 1984.

One of my SF faves – and the most memorable things about Return of the Jedi; unless you count Princess Leia’s costume… I shot this MPC model not on Endor’s  forest moon but in Ashridge estate just down the road. (Featured in March/April 1984 Airfix Magazine.)

 

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AT-AT, 1:75 SCALE, 1982.

This is one of many Star Wars-related kits Airfix/MPC pushed out in the 1980s; and one of their best. Not obvious here, but I added lights and fibre-optics to the command centre. (Featured in Autumn 1982 New Voyager .)

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ALIEN 3, 1:9 SCALE, 1992.

This was one of a series of Alien kits produced by Halcyon; some plastic, others in resin. I had intended to write a book on modelling the Aliens creatures and vehicles but Fox copyright/licence fees proved prohibitive.

 

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ALIEN, 1:12 SCALE, 1982.

The original Giger-designed Alien for the first movie. This was a modified MPC kit, with fish bones/fin spines replacing moulded claws and teeth. The Nostromo display corridor was completely scratchbuilt to house it. (Featured in Space Voyager, 1982.)

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