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Moldy oldie,IMC 1/72 A-1 Skyraider.

by Robert Royes on December 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Another moldy oldie, This is from IMC’S battle damage series of the 1970’s. Done in South Vietnam AF scheme, I wanted it to still be able to fly so I only used the damaged stabilizer. Got the kit off of […]

Getting Skyraiders right

by Tom Cleaver on November 3, 2017 in Automotive -- 25 Comments

One of the big problems for modelers building A-1 Skyraiders is that most of the time the model is under-weathered. A friend of mine who flew Skyraiders in Vietnam once told me that the major problem he had with most […]

1/48 Tamiya A-1H Skyraider VA-152 Black Spades

by Brian Scott on November 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 33 Comments

Just finished her today. Painted with MRP paints. Wash and stains was the Mig products, Aeromaster decals . Enjoy 23032468_10213228656403851_8190913499029879158_n by Brian scott[/url], on Flickr 23132116_10213228659043917_5270530660252386666_n by Brian scott[/url], on Flickr 23131710_10213228659763935_5075797832862332574_n by Brian scott[/url], on Flickr 23130847_10213228655683833_6002132184870423579_n by Brian […]

A-1H Details: ‘Lieutenant America’

by Mike Still on August 20, 2017 in Photo Collections -- 8 Comments

I shot these pics of a restored A-1H, “Lieutenant America”, at Lonesome Pine Regional Airport in Wise County, Va., back in 2011.For a restoration, this Skyraider compares well to photos from Wayne Mutza’s book on A-1’s in Vietnam, Bert Kinzey’s […]

A 38A Skyraider

This is my rendition of a Skyraider in the use of the Royal Swedish Air Force if the Sandy CSAR concept had been brought to the temperate and sub-arctic forests and mountains of the Scandinavian peninsula from the steaming jungles […]

S 38B Skyraider

By 1972 a number of the remaining Skyraiders in the Royal Swedish Air Force inventory were re-designated from A (attack) to S (spaning) for the new role as search and rescue aircraft to operate over the Baltic sea and the […]

FAA Skyraider Mk.1 & Tow Tractor.

by Julian Shawyer on August 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 37 Comments

This is a What-if I made a couple of years ago in the markings of a Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm Skyraider. The Royal Navy had in fact, operated the AD-4W early warning Skyraider, designated AEW.1 and flown by 849 […]

Douglas Skyraider A-1H

by Christian WERY on September 16, 2016 in Aviation -- 39 Comments

This model is the Tamya 1/48 A-1H Skyraider kit from Us Navy (USS Midway). I got CMK complementary set (n°4017) but except internal details under the right exhaust pipes, it’s not very interesting given the complete and detailed original Tamya […]

1/48 Tamiya A-1H Skyraider VA-25 Fist of the Fleet

by Brian Scott on December 7, 2015 in Uncategorized -- 11 Comments

Here is the awesome Tamiya Skyraider. Decals from After burnder Yankee Station Mig Killer. Painted with Tamiya paints and weatherd with Mig wash. Cheers Brian

RIP: Bernie Fisher

by Tom Cleaver on September 11, 2014 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

I noted that MAJ Bernard “Bernie” Fisher, the first USAF MoH honoree in Vietnam, died this past month. Going through my photos, I found these shots of my 1/48 A-1E built back in 1998. The kit is a mishmash of […]