Well, it only took about 18 months but i managed to finish another model.
Here is the Tamiya F-14A, done up in the markings of one of my former teachers from VF-32, "Big John" Lawler. John was one of my CFI instructors at FlightSafety in Flori[...]
Hi, my other cat in the collection. This is a machine from the Desert Storm operation this time. I used the decals from Fightertown, wheels and RBF from Eduard, Chairs and ChinPOD from Aires (Quickboost)
I hope you will like it
may I present you my latest project, a F-14B in a Low Viz Scheme of the famous Jolly Rogers...Kit is a Hasegawa with some goodies from eduard and Aires-Nozzles. Hope you like it, Cheers, Christian
Images created during 2018 Moson Model Show at the iModeler booth.
These aircraft were just some of the many models entered in the 1/72 - 1/32 scale classes. My Westland Wyvern 1/48 Trumpeter was awarded the best in show for 1/48 scale and my Huey Hog Gunship 1/35 Academy MRC for Rotorcraft. Jets best in show 1[...]
I choose to represent this plane because when the old 1/48 F-14 Monogram appear, a french modeler dicided to publish this plane in "Fana de l'aviation". I read this book a lot of time since 1982 and i am very interesting with this engage[...]
The machine folded with the spare squadron VF-301
Model completed with Eduard seats, wheels and etched, decals from Fightertown decals
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 if I'm careful w[...]
One from the cheap seats. Ertl/AMT F-14A .After starting this I almost chucked it ! I think I'd rather have done the old Airfix or even Monogram kits. There is panel line detail but the fit is very poor, I think the Sword Cougar was an easier b[...]
Not as good as I hoped for, not as bad as I expected. I used this model to practice preshading and weathering, in the end main screwup were stencils (silvering effect). It was also first time to apply PE parts in the cockpit. All in all I'm call[...]