Our central theme for SMW 2005, we
celebrate the history of Naval Aerobatic Display Teams from around the
The whole display was presented on an area
of approximately 18 feet x 4.5 feet (5.8m x 1.5m) of table space. There are a
total of 182 models on the entire display, all in 1/72nd scale, except for one
in 1/32nd scale.
There are 38 models on the central "Fly
Navy" theme - not including the Aircraft Carrier ! The design of that was very
loosely based on the USS Nimitz and was constructed mainly from uPVC panels and
MDF. It was just over 6.5 feet long and christened "HMS SIG-nificant" !
(The large Shield Trophy on the display
was our "Best Display" award from the 2005 Scottish