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1/72 Academy F2H-3 Banshee

by Geoffrey Abreu on November 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

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 […]

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

by Robert Royes on June 17, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

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)

by Editor on November 30, 2016 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

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

by Editor on November 8, 2016 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

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

by Tony Prince on February 20, 2013 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

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 […]