I will try and follow the first part of your advice Todd, Second and third part of it, weeellllll... might be tricky.
Just changed my image hosting, and this is a test, and to show what I have been working on the fleet air arm guys.
Clockwise from bottom left.
Hellcat MkII British Pacific Fleet.
Hellcat MkI HMS Emperor June 6th 1944
Seafire XVII - Base hack Hal Far Malta 1950's
Seafire LF MkIII Leigh on Solent (UK) June 6th 1944
Hirefly MKI will be in the HMS Victorious 1943 colours for operation Tungsten, attack on the Tirpitz.