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 […]
The F2H Channel at iModeler
McDonnell F2H Banshee – a single-seat carrier-based jet fighter aircraft used from 1948 to 1961.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]