The SAAF deployed number 2 Squadron “Flying Cheetahs” to Korea consisting of an all volunteer group of pilots that had served during WW II. In the course of that conflict over 800 personnel were deployed to Korea. Some had seen […]
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1/72 Airfix, finished in Alclad and MM enamels with Future over PM kit decals.
Here are some simple builds from a simple modeler . I built these intending to show aircraft with Sabre like lines.First off is Hasegawa’s Fuji T-1A JSDAF trainer, Japan’s first aircraft built after WW 2, I can’t tell you how […]
This is an other OOB build for an in club contest from a few years ago. Finish is overall aluminum with minimal weathering. Fun build, and fairly quick, too. All of the decal stencils were in blocks, and weren’t too […]
I did this Sabre back in 2003 and recently re-photographed it. It is possible that the world’s first supersonic aircraft was not the Bell X-1 research aircraft, but rather the North American XF-86A. The first prototype, 45-59597, had been completed […]
The North American F 86D Sabre was a development of the basic F-86 Sabre that had so little commonality with previous sub-types that it was originally ordered as the YF-95. The designation was changed to F-86D in 1950, following the […]
This Photos are of my recent build , i enjoyed this build. Kit; Kinetics 1/32 Resin; Avionix cockpit Paints ; Alclad 4 different shades Decals; Superscale (old) I used the stars, instead of the plane kill marks Hope you enjoy […]
Hello my colleagues!!! After my small modeler pause I´m back. When I finished University and got a new job, I started worked on Sabre and there is result. I think, that everybody knows this kit. Fitting of main parts are […]
The South African Airforce operated the Canadair CL-13B Sabre Mk.6 from 1956 to 1980. The first Sabre’s flown by SAAF Pilots were during the Korean War. This is my rendition of the last Sabre to fly in the SAAF. I […]
The F-86E Sabre began life as the NA-170, with initial development commencing on November 15, 1949, with a contract for 111 aircraft under the designation F-86E finalized on January 17, 1950. Externally, the F-86E was identical to the late production […]