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Airfix 1/72 A-4 Skyhawk

February 2, 2015 · in Aviation · · 19 · 2.6K

This is the . The only change is the addition of a Pavla seat... not really necessary the kit one is good, and aftermarket decals. Painted with Acrylics thinned with windex and Future Took me about 3 weeks to finish.

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  1. Very nicely built, finished and photographed, Chris...I like it.

  2. Looks great Chris. I have this one in the stash. If I ever get to it I hope my results will look half as good as yours.

  3. That's a beautiful model, Chris, of one of the best looking aircraft of all time.

  4. Nice build Chris.
    Did you have any problem with the wing fuselage joint at the front?
    Well done for posting sir.

  5. Beautiful A-4C. Airfix is surely a big rival to Hasegawa and Tamiya with their red box kits. Nice photos, great build. Well done!

  6. Looks great ! I'll have pick this one up.

  7. Nice crisp little model, Chris!
    I really like how you did the decals. They are a bit bleached. Were they printed like that, or did you tone them down yourself. If so, how did you do it?

    • I think that was just the way they look under the dull coat...I used vallejo acrylic matte coat which was dead flat... Thanks for your very kind comment, Ulf. I admire your work a great deal.

    • Thank you all for your very kind comments. They mean a lot coming from such a pool of talented modelers!

  8. Great Lookin little scooter .

  9. Very neat model, Chris, great building, especially in 1/72 scale.

  10. That is a sweet little build!

  11. Great looking Scooter there Chris! Brilliant photos too, well done.

  12. One of the cleanest Airfix builds I've seen for a while. Well done, Chris.

  13. Chris, that's one stunning build, congrats.

  14. Great work. Must have excellent eyesight as well!

  15. Looks fantastic that mate! Very detailed in that scale.

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