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1/72 Academy F/A-18E VFA-143

by Geoffrey Abreu on October 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

This is the 1/72 Academy F/A-18E Superhornet depicting the CAG Aircraft of VFA-143 “The World Famous Pukin Dogs” from 2008. The model was built completely OOB using the kit decals which were excellent. Painted with MRP paints (Gunze Mr Color […]

EA-18G Growler (Hasegawa, Eduard, 1:48)

by Christian Ristits on September 18, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Dear Friends, after some modelling-break (summer-time) I finished my EA-18G Growler recently..please find here as well a short building-log on my website: Baubericht – EA-18G Growler – Hasegawa/Eduard 1:48 Hope you enjoy the pics! Christian

1/48 Hasegawa F/A-18C VFA-192 Golden Dragons

by Eric Salazar on September 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

I have another hornet build right here. This time its The World Famous Golden Dragons VFA-192. I have the 1/48 Hasegawa F/A-18C painted with gunze acrylics with Alclad for exhaust. Decals were from Twobobs and hasegawa kit cartograf decals. Eduard […]

1/48 Hasegawa F/A-18C VFA-151 Vigilantes

by Eric Salazar on September 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 31 Comments

This is my latest build, 1/48 Hasegawa Legacy Hornet. For this project I used Eduard PE for the cockpit, twobobs decal, MAW resin for the exhaust, Gunze acrylics paint and Alclad for the exhaust. It was an enjoyable build all […]

1/72 RCAF CF-188 Hornet “Canada 150″

by Kitti Tatsumaki on June 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Royal Canadian Air Force’s 2017 “Canada 150” CF-18 Demonstration Hornet. The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) unveiled the CF-18 Demonstration Jet for its 2017 season on 4th April 2017 to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. I love building special […]

Building a Better Hornet….Improving Classic Airframe’s DH Hornet in 1/48th

by Juan Benitez on February 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

I’ve always been intrigued by the lines of this plane, sleek and muscular at the same time. While not used in great numbers due to the rapid pace of jet powerplant development it saw extensive use in the battle against […]

Academy 1/32 F/A-18C of VMFA-122 USMC

by Gary Stevenson on February 6, 2017 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

Finished a while ago, this kit had lots of extras thrown at it but one bit me on the proverbial! – The seamless intakes were a sod to get right & ended up with a gap which just would not […]

F/A-18A HORNET VMFA-451 „DIRTY DAN“ (HOBBY BOSS, AIRES, 1:48)

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

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; […]

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 […]