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Hellcat theme 1/48 Hasegawa F6F-5 David McCampbell

by Louis Gardner on December 5, 2016 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

As a continuation of the recent Hellcat themed articles, here’s another one for your enjoyment tonight. This is “Minsi III”, F6F-5 bureau number 70143. This is the plane in which he scored the last 23.5 kills of his 34 total. […]

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1/48 Hobbycraft F8F Bearcat “Gulfhawk 4” Al Williams

by Louis Gardner on November 20, 2016 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Here tonight is another Hobbycraft Bearcat. This one is finished in the colors of Al Williams plane the “Gulfhawk 4”. The Gulfhawk 4 was a civilian version of the F8F Bearcat and was called a G-58. Only two G-58’s were […]

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Hobbycraft 1/48 Grumman F8F Bearcat Blue Angels “Beetle Bomb”

by Louis Gardner on November 20, 2016 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Here are some photos of my version of the “Beetle Bomb” Blue Angels plane. The original “Beetle Bomb” was a North American SNJ that was painted to resemble a Japanese Zero. Beetle Bomb was incorporated into the Blue Angels airshow […]

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Grumman F9F 8B Cougar, Blue Angels, US Navy Pensacola NAS Florida 1955.

by Allan John Withers on November 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

1/72 Hasegawa, My first Blue Angel, their seventh, finished in Alclad, MM and Testors enamels with Future over kit decals.

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Grumman F6F 5 Hellcat, Blue Angels, US Navy Jacksonville NAS Florida 1946.

by Allan John Withers on September 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

1/72 Revell, the first Blue Angels, my second, I modified a few things, finished in MM enamels with Future over kit and Draw decals.

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1/72 Grumman J2F-6 Duck

by Greg Kittinger on December 3, 2015 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

This is a build I did back in 2012. Although I really don’t like doing bi-planes at my scale (mostly all that rigging!), I have always loved the Duck and wanted to build one. This is the old Airfix kit […]

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Grumman F8F-1b by Academy in 1/48.

by Tony Prince on November 29, 2014 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Supplied from U.S.Navy stocks, these Bearcats saw combat service with the Armee de l’Air in what used to be French Indo-China from 1951. This model is the Academy kit, which came out around 2004, which is when I built it. […]