Lockheed C 130 J 30 Hercules, A97-464, 37 Sqn RAAF Richmond NSW 2001.
1/72 Italeri, my second C130, with my own fuselage and side pod extensions, I also extended the cargo floor, made my own spinners, re-profiled the engine cowls, modified the exhausts with plastic tube, moved the outer engines forward to line up with the inner engines, finished in Model Master enamels with Hawkeye decals, Future and Humbrol Matt Cote. pic’s 10, 11, aircraft modeled, in a later scheme, taken at HMAS Albatross Nowra in 2008. My thanks to Phill Badger for his help with reference material.
11 additional images. Click to enlarge.