The Banshee Channel at iModeler

McDonnell F2H Banshee - a single-seat carrier-based jet fighter aircraft used from 1948 to 1961.

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Hawk’s F2H-2 Banshee….. Reworked!

Firstly, a confession. This is a re-post of one of my favourite aircraft & like many others (I think) I was hoping that the new Kitty hawk kit would bring me the satisfaction I have been waiting so many years […]

1/72 Academy F2H-3 Banshee

Completed my Academy 1/72 F2H-3 Banshee. This is the most recent boxing. I built it mostly OOB just adding some wingtip navigation lights and some wire and plastic card to help make the ejection seat look more like a ….ejection […]

It’s a Banshee

Yes, folks, this is the Kittyhawk 1/48 F2H-2 Banshee. I don’t think I need to go into the history of the plane as you guys already know far more about it than me, suffice to say that it’s a jet […]

Felix rules, 1/72 F-2H-3 Banshee, VF-31

This the Hobbycraft Mcdonnell F-2H-3,in VF-31 livery circa 1953-56, I added a tail bumper and pitot tube and it kit bashed decals. I used MM aluminum plate metalizer rattle can for the paint. In this time period the Navy was […]

Camouflage & Markings – McDonnell F2H Banshee (Part 2)

In contrast with the profiles posted in the first part of this article, the later versions of the F2H Banshee offered a rather greater variety of color schemes. These late-production Banshees also looked quite different from the original. The F2H-3 […]

Camouflage & Markings – McDonnell F2H Banshee

Following the recent release of a new 1/48 F2H-2 Banshee from Kitty Hawk, let’s have a look at some of the markings and history of this aircraft. In late 1944, US Navy ordered three carrier-based jet fighters, the Vought XF6U-1 […]

Testor’s Hawk F2H-2 Banshee in 1/48 scale

For some totally inexplicable reason there is no 1/48 scale I/M kit of the Banshee in this scale (and precious few in any other either). This is my second effort from the 1957 vintage Hawk kit. There are only about […]