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AD-5 (A-1E) 1/48 Tamiya+Matchbox

Hi All, I would like to present my latest completion: the Big Face Spad. AD-5 (A-1E). The build were kitbashed from the infamous Tamiya A-1 Skyraider and Matchbox vintage AD-5. There are 1/32 resin conversion set from Fisher Model for […]

Year of the Cat

OK… another stretch.. the name on the cowling of this aircraft is “Paper Tiger”……… Whadda ya think…? qualify? This is the SWS Zoukei-Maura 1/32 AD-1H Skyraider FIRST …. This is an excellent kit. Well engineered, well designed, accurate in all […]

1/48 AD-4NA Skyraider

A few years ago, I decided to try and fold the wings on one of my 1/48 Monogram AD-6 skyraiders. the parts seemed to be there, but it was not mentioned in the instructions. One problem with cutting the wings […]

Moldy oldie,IMC 1/72 A-1 Skyraider.

Another moldy oldie, This is from IMC’S battle damage series of the 1970’s. Done in South Vietnam AF scheme, I wanted it to still be able to fly so I only used the damaged stabilizer. Got the kit off of […]

Z-M 32nd A-1J Skyraider

Had this one for a little while and got a little burnt out on Phantoms, so I decided to go ahead and add it to the Z-M Navy version I’d done way back when (I think it was my first […]

Getting Skyraiders right

One of the big problems for modelers building A-1 Skyraiders is that most of the time the model is under-weathered. A friend of mine who flew Skyraiders in Vietnam once told me that the major problem he had with most […]

1/48 Tamiya A-1H Skyraider VA-152 Black Spades

Just finished her today. Painted with MRP paints. Wash and stains was the Mig products, Aeromaster decals . Enjoy 23032468_10213228656403851_8190913499029879158_n by Brian scott[/url], on Flickr 23132116_10213228659043917_5270530660252386666_n by Brian scott[/url], on Flickr 23131710_10213228659763935_5075797832862332574_n by Brian scott[/url], on Flickr 23130847_10213228655683833_6002132184870423579_n by Brian […]

Yes….a Phantom – but it’s the last one for a while

Tamiya’s 1/32nd scale F-4J. And wouldn’t ya know – after I [thought] I was finally finished, THEN I noticed that I forgot to paint the NMF section(s) on the elevators. Dammit! Oh well, that shouldn’t be too difficult to remedy […]

1/48 Tamiya AD-3 Skyraider

Shelf of doom # 3 complete . 1/48 Tamiya AD-3 Bu.No. 122743 air VMW -121 based at K-3 ( Pohang ) Korea 1951. Started on this almost two years ago. Finally she is completed . Painted with Mr. Paints and […]

A-1H Details: ‘Lieutenant America’

I shot these pics of a restored A-1H, “Lieutenant America”, at Lonesome Pine Regional Airport in Wise County, Va., back in 2011.For a restoration, this Skyraider compares well to photos from Wayne Mutza’s book on A-1’s in Vietnam, Bert Kinzey’s […]