Elevate your modeling today.
Whatever scale modeling means for you,
iModeler brings all the pieces you need and people together
so you can easily share, show and learn.

Bell X 1, 46062, USAF Muroc Air Base California 1947.

May 19, 2017 in Aviation

1/72 Hobbycraft, almost OOB, I replaced the pitots with brass wire, finished in Floquil F110030 and MM enamels with Tamiya X22 over kit and other decals, built 2007. This aircraft named “Glamorous Glennis” flown by Captain Charles “Chuck” Yeager.

5 additional images. Click to enlarge

People who liked this article:
Profile photo of Paulo CastroPaulo CastroProfile photo of Jeffry C. BaileyJeffry C. BaileyProfile photo of Phil SteelePhil SteeleProfile photo of George WilliamsGeorge WilliamsGuestProfile photo of Hans Wilhelm FischerHans Wilhelm FischerProfile photo of Louis GardnerLouis Gardner

18 responses to Bell X 1, 46062, USAF Muroc Air Base California 1947.

  1. Good looking X-1! What is the name on that Floquil? They’re gone, now. That was a nice line of paints, I miss them.

  2. Wow….that certainly is ORANGE, ain’t it ?!! 🙂 🙂

  3. Beautiful work as usual Allan.

  4. That paintwork has certainly stood the test of time, built ten years ago.

  5. Looks great !! I did this one a while back. It’s was a good kit, especially for a Hobby Craft. They made some winners !!

  6. Nice work Alan, don’t remember this kit looks great.

  7. BEAUTIFULLY painted, Allan! The finish looks great, as does the rest. Gen. Yeager would be proud!

  8. Very nice. We don’t see much of this model around. You did a really good job.
    Cheers mate!

Leave a reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.