Alpha Jet – a ‘Year of the Cat’ build
Yep two finishes in as many days – definitely NOT the way I usually roll, but no matter.
Kinetic 1:48 Alpha Jet with (outstanding) Wingman decals and no other extras whatsoever. Kit does have some ‘build issues’ most notably in the wing/fuselage join – so-much-so that in order to build it with the flaps dropped, you need to cut away a couple of milimeters from the inside edge of the flaps and re-profile them with a sanding stick to get them wing in to position.
Also the engraved details appear to have been applied by an entrenching tool… all that said, it’s still light-years ahead of the old Heller & Esci kits from back in the day.
Paints are all Xtracolour enamels except the yellow on the fin which is Tamiya acrylic straight from the jar.
Please feel free to make any criticism, comments or ask any questions.
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