Felix rules, 1/72 F-2H-3 Banshee, VF-31
This the Hobbycraft Mcdonnell F-2H-3,in VF-31 livery circa 1953-56, I added a tail bumper and pitot tube and it kit bashed decals. I used MM aluminum plate metalizer rattle can for the paint. In this time period the Navy was experimenting with a clear coat finish over the bare aluminum. I don’t think that was good for the corrosion problem that sea going aircraft are prone to. All I need now is a F9F Panther an F-14 to complete the Felix lineage. The F2H-2 was used successfully in the Korean war . The F2H-3 was also used by Canadian Navy being armed with sidewinder missiles.
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