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Christian Ristits
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North American X-15 A2 in 1:48, Special Hobby

June 1, 2018 · in Aviation · · 12 · 5K

Dear Modeling Friends,
enclosed a few pics from my recently finished project, the Rocket Plane No. 66671 from .
Building this (resin) kit was a nightmare, but after the paint-job and applied Decals I was convinced that this will become a nice looking model...Hope you like it too!
Cheers, Christian

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12 responses

  1. Looks like you beat it into submission - nice work!

  2. Great build and photographs, Christian. Have a look at this video. It quite literally had me open mouthed watching it. · on youtube
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    Nice one Christian.

  4. With that batman canopy and those huge tanks, that thing looks menacing! Nicely done.

  5. just beautiful

  6. I IS a nice looking model. 🙂

  7. You conquered a very challenging build of the ultimate X-plane. North American was at the cutting edge of aircraft design with the F 108 Rapier that never reached production and the Vigilante, X 15 and the XB-70 Valkyrie. Your X-15 looks AWESOME. Well done and thanks for sharing this one!

  8. Christian, a nice look build, getting a good look out the fuel tanks really sets this off nicely. I like it !

  9. Many thanks my friends for your splendid comments! I agree - this was an incredible aircraft which power and speed we are not able to imagine...

  10. awesome build, luv the x-15. Great job with the black color finish. Broke it up nicely!

  11. Really cool subject and a great build to match!

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