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by Christian Ristits on September 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Dear Modelers, here I want to present you my F/A-18A Hornet from Hobby Boss. I added some goodies from the Aires-Set, but not all of it. Hope you like it! Cheers, Christian


Fifty shades of grey

by René Hieronymus on June 11, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

F-18F Super Hornet BuNo.165677 VFA-122 NAS Lemoore “100 Years of Naval Aviation” 1911-2011 >>Decals Galore<< Now if you like decals, read on, but if you dislike or even hate them, please STOP reading NOW! I’ve warned you so don’t you […]


1/48 Hasegawa F-18

by Lloyd King on January 10, 2016 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

1/48 Hasegawa F-18. I had originally bought this kit as a spares kit, I paid $5.00 US for it. I bought it from a friend who got it from the original owner. The original owner had attempted to build it […]


Trumpeter 1/32 F-18F VFA-103

by Andrew Frill on October 29, 2015 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

A commission build for a NFO buddy of mine at work. Trumpeter kit with Cutting Edge resin NACES seats and Furballs excellent stickers other than that OOB. Even added a little artistic license by putting my name on the hose […]

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Hasegawa 1/72 Mdd F-18C “Hornet” VFA-81,Desert storm 91.

by P.k on August 19, 2015 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Hornet is back ! After two decades of home back home in showcase. Yeah so long graced showcase a local store which is now closed. Build in 1992 with minimal adjustments :airwawes echet parts,Verlinden ejetion seat MB Mk.10,& Superscale decals.paint […]


Hasegawa’s F/A 18A Hornet – 77 Sqn. RAAF (1/48 scale)

by Tony Prince on April 5, 2015 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

The Hornet is wearing a special commemorative set of markings for 77 Sqn when based near Darwin in late 1942 where the C.O, Flt Lt R.C.Cresswell recorded the squadron’s first victory. The nose marking is a set of four flags; […]


Revell 48th scale F-18 Navy Centennial

by Craig Abrahamson on March 5, 2015 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

I started with the ‘old’ boxing of the Revell “Blue Angels” version of the Hornet and using a rattle can (what else?) of Model Master Dark Sea Blue, transformed it into a version of the Centennial celebration of Naval aviation. […]


Academy F/A-18D 1/32

by Nguyen Huy Hoang on January 24, 2015 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Dear guys, I’m present to you one of my work from the past, one of my attemp in 1/32 scale model. The F/A-18D from Academy, again build straight from the box, finished with Model Master and weathering with pastel. The […]


Hasegawa 1/48th F/A-18C Hornet, USN VFA-81 Desert Storm

by Chuck A. Villanueva on September 1, 2014 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Wow it is Sept 1st already. Today we have the Hasegawa F/A-18C Hornet. VFA-81, the Sunliners participated in the 1st Gulf War in January 1991. Operating off the USS Saratoga (CV-60), CVW-17 air wing. Flown by Lt Nick Mongillo with […]


1/32 F-18e

by Rob Colvin on April 7, 2014 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

This is the 1/32 Trumpeter kit. The model went together well. I really cant complain about fit. Parts added: Rhino intakes (great fit) Seat from legend Bombs from the trumpeter tomcat Items “fixed”: The vent holes in the back fuselage […]