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C-130H “Damien” – 40th Airlift Squadron “Screaming Eagles” – 1/72 Italeri E to H conversion

Here is a in-flight depiction of one the C-130H models (74-1666 -“Damien”) that I worked on while I was assigned to the 40th Airlift Squadron, Dyess AFB, Texas. All wing, squadron, nose art and tail numbers were all custom printed by me using the Vitacal system.

This model and the conversion process is going to be featured in an upcoming issue of the IPMS Journal. (These are the pics they didn’t use for the Journal)

3 additional images. Click to enlarge.


15 responses to C-130H “Damien” – 40th Airlift Squadron “Screaming Eagles” – 1/72 Italeri E to H conversion

  1. Superb looking model, Steve. A few more in-the-round photos might give us a better look at the project, but well presented nonetheless.

  2. I posted additional pictures of the model. These are the photos that weren’t selected for the IPMS Journal article.

  3. I don’t get the IPMS Journal here in China, but, seeing your pictures I wish I did. Very nice model, beautifully presented. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Great looking build and photos, Steve…very nice work indeed.

  5. Lovely job Steve, looks sweet mate.
    Well done sir.

  6. Very impressive!!! Well done!!!

  7. I like it a lot. I would like to see one up close.

  8. This is one of those aircraft that look better off the ground.
    Good build & an excellent base Steve.

  9. Excellent Herky bird Steve. I grew up with 130’s at Pope & Little Rock. Still haven’t gotten used to “Air Mobility Grey”, all my memory’s are in SEA Camo.
    Lock forward to seeing your article in the Journal.

  10. Beautiful paintwork. Nice and thin. Very realistic look.

  11. Wow! you actually finished one. Bring it to the next meeting, Steve, That’s real wicked

  12. Perfect looking Hercules and nice presented

  13. Fantastic mate, cracking job!

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