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1/72 RCAF CF-188 Hornet “Canada 150″

by Kitti Tatsumaki on June 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 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 […]

1/48 Hasegawa F-18C Hornet “Chippy Ho”

by Patrick Herrmann on January 28, 2014 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

I finally completed my first model since my son was born last February, a few minutes here a few minutes there mostly during his naps! In preparation to do justice to a weathered F-14 I wanted to practice on something […]

Dynavector 1/48 Hornet F.1

by Tom Cleaver on November 14, 2013 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

A further demonstration from Ron’s Skyshark of how good Dynavector vacuforms are. This being the Dynavector 1/48 deHavilland Hornet F.1, which I think is one of the best looking twin piston engine airplanes ever made. The initial concept of the […]

De Havilland Hornet

by Santiago Hrubisko on June 30, 2013 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Hi My father, Raul Hrubisko, has just finished three more De Havilland Hornet models. Now our series is completed with six models in total. Here are the final photos of this short project. I hope you enjoy them. We would […]

1/32 Academy Hornet

by Rob Colvin on June 18, 2013 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Mostly OOB……A resin seat and the 500lb LGBs came from a trumpeter F-14. Great kit!