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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 for. Didn't happen! There have [...]

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 seat. The kit h[...]

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 fighter bomber designed for the US Navy and Marin[...]

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 experimenting with a[...]

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.[...]

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 Pirate, the McDo[...]

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 20 parts in the box so there's[...]