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v2.2 of “Building the British Phantoms Vol. 1” Now Available and On Sale!

I’m pleased to announce that one of our most popular titles, Building the British Phantoms Volume One, has just been updated to v2.2, and for the next 7 days, has been reduced to just 15 Australian dollars!

Thanks to eagle-eyed customer Stuart Wallis, a small number of errors in some of the photo captions has been corrected, along with some refinements in the typography. Due to these corrections, this is considered an important update, and should be downloaded to replace any earlier version at your earliest convenience.

This a free update for all existing purchasers, and of course new purchasers will always receive the latest version of any of our books.

In order to obtain your free update, simply re-download the book using either the original download link in your Order Confirmation email, or log in to your KLP account and download it from the Downloads section of your profile. If you don’t have either, please contact me and we’ll sort it out.

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v2.0 of “Building the British Phantoms Vol. 1” Now Available!

A recent post on Britmodeller by modeller and customer John Bryon identified potential errors in our book Building the British Phantoms Volume One by Geoff Coughlin. We quickly determined that these errors were real, and needed to be corrected. These errors related to statements about the In-Flight Refuelling (IFR) not being fitted to most FG.1 Phantom, which is in fact not the case. I’d like to thank John for raising this issue, and also John Laidlaw for bringing them to my attention.

The relevant sections of the book have now been updated, and along with an amended cover and the usual typographical polishing, we now give you v2.0!

Existing purchasers are able to access the updated version for free. Simply log in to your account (or use your original download link) and re-download the book from the Downloads section of your profile. If you don’t have an account or the original download link, please contact me and we’ll sort it out. And of course, new purchasers will always receive the latest version.

Both Geoff and I apologise unreservedly for these errors, and thank all those involved in helping us correct them.

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v1.3 of “Building the British Phantoms” Now Available!

Yes, you read that right! Hot on the heels of the v1.2 release of Building the British Phantoms Volume One, Simon Hill, our esteemed provider of profiles, spots an error in one of his contributions. Well, you know the drill: the error has been corrected, and v1.3 is now available!

All new purchasers will automatically receive this new version, while anyone who has already purchased it will be able to download it for free, either from the Downloads section of their account, or using the original link in the order confirmation email. All you need to do is re-download the book to obtain the updated version.

If you have any trouble accessing the new version, please contact me and we’ll get it sorted out.

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v1.2 of “Building the British Phantoms” Now Available!

I’d like to thank yet another eagle-eyed customer in the form of Rick Godden for spotting a couple of typos in our new book, Building the British Phantoms Volume One. These have been corrected, and Version 1.2 is now available.

All new purchasers will automatically receive this new version, while anyone who has already purchased it will be able to download it for free, either from the Downloads section of their account, or using the original link in the order confirmation email. All you need to do is re-download the book to obtain the updated version.

If you have any trouble accessing the new version, please contact me and we’ll get it sorted out.

We’ll be announcing our next title shortly, so please stay tuned!

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“Building the British Phantoms Volume One” Well Received!

Our latest title, Building the British Phantoms Volume One by Geoff Coughlin, represents our most successful book launch to date. And the feedback has been equally positive:

“All I can say is wow! When combined with the Richard Ward book on British phantom units, you have everything you need to build a decent FG.1”
– Paul Pendleton-Brown, UK

“…just started to go through it and it’s excellent!”
– John Laidlaw, USA

“Just bought a copy, it’s a whole new world in aircraft restoration in model form. 366 full color pages full of high resolution photos for only 20 Australian dollars. Bravo”
– Yoav Efrati, Israel

“Bought it the day it was released and it’s brilliant mate. Well done”
– Paul Harrison, Australia

“I have just started reading the Phantom book and WOW, I really like it. Thanks for putting it together, it will be a fantastic reference for anyone building the FG.1. I can’t wait to get the next volumes!”
– Don Harding, Singapore

“Just purchased it… If it isn’t already thought of as The gold standard for how these “how to model” guides should be done in the future, well, it needs to be !”
– Bruce Anders, Australia

This bodes well for the future of the series. If you haven’t purchased your copy yet, it’s available from our webstore for just 20 Australian dollars.

Volume Two is a work in progress, but will be delayed somewhat while Geoff recovers from some shoulder surgery. Stay tuned for news on other titles very soon, however!

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v1.1 of “Building the British Phantoms” Now Available!

Most people I’m sure are familiar with the term Murphy’s Law, and the general concept it represents. In the publishing game, we call it Muphry’s Law, and it seems to have struck again. Eagled-eyed reader Don Harding spotted some duplicated text in our new Phantom book, so we have now corrected this, and released a version 1.1 update.

All new purchasers will automatically receive this new version, while anyone who has already purchased it will be able to download it for free, either from the Downloads section of their account, or using the original link in the order confirmation email.

If you have any trouble accessing the new version, please contact me and we’ll get it sorted out.

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“Building the British Phantoms Volume One” Now Available!

I’m pleased to announce that our latest title, Building the British Phantoms Volume One, is now available!

In this 366-page eBook, Geoff Coughlin—with the aid of a host of contributors—guides you through the specifics of building the FG.1 Phantom in Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm, and A&AEE service. With six kits builds, 20 colour profiles, chapters on the Evolution and Key Features of the FG.1, along with an extensive 61-page Walkaround section, this book is an essential resource for anyone wanting to build this particular version of the British Phantom.

Also included is a small gallery of FG.1 model builds, a chapter on special markings, and a list of useful reference resources. Foreword by Ian Black. And all for just 20 Australian dollars!

And as with all our books, should any updates be required, anyone who purchased a prior version gets lifetime free access to all subsequent updated versions! All new purchasers will of course receive the updated version automatically.

Stay tuned for news about Volume Two!

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“Building the British Phantoms Vol. 1” Nearly Ready!

I’m pleased to report that our next title, Building the British Phantoms Vol. 1 by Geoff Coughlin, has reached first draft, and will be ready soon. The book is currently 368 pages, and features six kit builds, 20 colour profiles by Simon Hull, chapters on the Evolution and Key Features of the FG.1, and a 62-page Walkaround of FG.1 XT864.

Revell/Hasegawa 1/48 FG.1 Phantom II XV571 ‘A’ No.43 Squadron, RAF by Nick Turner

A final round of proofing and polishing should see the book ready for release some time in the next few days, so stay tuned for an official announcement!