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Tamiya & Pro-Modeller 1/48 F-84G Thunderjet(s)

by Gary Stevenson on February 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

2 pics of older build Tamiya F-84Gs & the rest are for the latest -G bird from Pro-Modeller as promised. – Straight from the box with very flaky, original Korean War decals from Pro-Modeller (Revell) cracking & splintering all over […]

Revell 1/48 F-84E Thunderjet

by Gary Stevenson on February 6, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

One of Colonel George Lavens F-84Es from his time in charge over in Europe with the 527th FBS, 86th FBG, USAF . Decal sheet is by Aeromaster and kit straight OOB otherwise. Very colourful paint job and a lovely kit […]

Republic F-84G Thunderjet from Tamiya – Yugoslavia Air Force

by Michal Walusz on January 18, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Hello Folks This my first post on iModeler site. I would like to present my last build for 2015. It is Republic F-84G Thunderjet from Tamiya in Yugoslavia Air force markings – 88th Regiment Batajnica AB from 1962. What can […]

Target Tug Thunderjet, pt 1

Hi all! I signed up to iModeler a long time ago , but since then I have only checked other postings. This will be my first own. It will serve as a test but also to see if I can […]

KC-97 Refueling an F-84- 1/72 scale

by George Johnson on November 12, 2015 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

This is a combination of two kits- the Academy 1/72 K-97 and I can’t remember the manufacturer of the F-84 (great little kit, though). Pretty much straight out of the box with a couple of slight modifications. Both models were […]

F 84 E Academy 1/72 . 2 years old…

by Simon Whitney on October 1, 2015 in Aviation -- 34 Comments

Well here it is, started 2 years ago and now finished. Not so much a hard kit, just other builds came along. Tamiya and Alcad paints were used along with Vallejo varnishes. The kit decals were s***, but I used […]

1/48th Royal Danish Air Force RF-84G

by Michael Drover on August 8, 2015 in Aviation -- 32 Comments

G’day folks. Latest off the bench for me is Tamiya’s 1/48 F-84G converted to a Royal Danish Air Force RF-84G using the MADS resin set. I wanted to build something other than a NMF Thunderjet as they are not often […]

F-84E in Korea

by Bruce Craig on January 27, 2015 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

F-84E-15-RE 49-2428, Taegu, Korea, 1951. Tamiya 48th kit, built mostly from the box. The canopy bracing is done with strips cut from a white decal sheet. Paint is various Testors Metalizers and Testors Enamels. I mistakenly IDs this s/n as […]

Tip-Tow Project

by Bruce Craig on January 27, 2015 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

The Tip-Tow project, MX-1016, a contract with Republic Aviation, was one of a number of experiments undertaken during the late 1940s and into the 1950s. The object of the experiments was to find some method of increasing the notoriously short […]

F-84C Kitbash

by Bruce Craig on January 26, 2015 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

F-84C-11-RE 47-1531 in Oregon ANG service. This is a model of the only Thunderjet to serve, albeit very shortly, with the ORANG. Fuselage and canopy are Tamiya 48th F-84G shortened 15″ in scale. I made the masters for the early […]