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1/48 Monogram A1H Skyraider “Mig Killer”

One of my favorite episodes of Dogfights is “Gun Kills of Vietnam”. I attempted to portray Clinton Johnson’s aircraft featured in that segment. I still have some ‘tweaking’ to do here and there (I’m waiting for some additional deals as well). I tried best I could to scrape together the appropriate numbers and codes from what I had in the spares box. It was a real PITA tryin’ to get those serial numbers on straight one at a time! A fellow iModeler came to my rescue and offered the entire correct decal sheet from the Tamiya kit (this one is the old Monogram one with the “Bumble Bee” markings). I may either add to what’s there or start over with the new decals – we’ll see how it goes when I get ’em. Thanks, Drew.

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12 responses to 1/48 Monogram A1H Skyraider “Mig Killer”

  1. Good job done there Craig, I have a soft spot for the Spad, and have in mind getting and building one myself.

  2. Nice job, those Monogram kits sure have held up over the years against the Tamiyagawas of the world!

  3. A good job on the Spad Craig & your camera work takes it one step further.

  4. I really like your airborne version of the Skyraider/ I may yet try my hand at an in-flight model . . .

  5. This is excellent, Craig, just that bit different and beautifully finished and photographed.

  6. Craig,
    I have never seen an AD that I have not liked. Yours is yet another one that I like. Great job.

  7. looks really nice…neat stand too

  8. Love the Spad! Nice camera work!

  9. i like it…they only thing i would do i make the exhaust stains darker…

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