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Hasegawa 1/72 CP 121 Tracker

by Phil Steele on December 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Re-shoot day !! Originally build 2008. This kit was highly modified and detailed to produce an accurate Canadian service aircraft. The paint is a self produced version of 501-109 grey using Model Master as a base and referencing the I. […]

Grumman C-1A Trader 1/72

by Robert Royes on September 27, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

This is Hasegawa’s S-2 Tracker converted to a C-1A Trader COD[ carrier onboard delivery]. I left out all the sonar gear, plugged sonar buoy holes in the back of the nacelles and kit bashed the decals, making it of course […]

Grumman S-2A Tracker in 1/48 scale by Kinetic

by Clark Cook on November 9, 2015 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

Well another one finally complete. This is the Kinetic issue of the early version S-2A, basically short body and short wings to keep the description simple. I went all out on this kit using Quickboost engines that were wired and […]

Grumman S-2 “Tracker” Target Tug

by Mike Maynard on February 18, 2015 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

The Grumman S-2 was the first aircraft designed from the beginning for the Navy’s antisubmarine warfare carriers, whose mission was the destruction of submarines in high priority areas. First flown in 1952, S2F-1S went to the first operating squadrons in […]

Kinetic 1/48 Grumman S-2E Tracker

by Tom Cleaver on July 17, 2014 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

The Grumman S2F, nicknamed the “Stoof,” revolutionized carrier-based anti-submarine warfare. Designed in 1951 to a Navy specification calling for an aircraft capable of performing both the “hunter” and “killer” role in ASW, Grumman was awarded a contract for the G-89 […]