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F/A-18C Dambuster ”Chippy Ho”

Kit from Hobby Boss in 1/48 the decals was horrible I painted the eagle with small brushes. First 1/48 scale model in my branch.

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20 responses to F/A-18C Dambuster ”Chippy Ho”

  1. It may be the first, but I hope not the LAST! Your F-18 is gorgeous. I’ve never seen that scheme before and it’s lovely!

  2. Lovely model. And that is a striking scheme. Well done!

  3. That’s a great looking build, keeep up the good work

  4. Very impressive, excellent job!!

  5. Great work! nice scheme.

  6. Nice work Jocelyn,love the eagle!

  7. Sharp lookin’ build right there…I like that!

  8. Beautiful brush work on the tail there, Jocelyn, a striking piece!

  9. Hello Jocelyn,
    My compliments on the finish of this beautiful colored F-18C. What a joy to look at.
    One comment, this particular F-18 needs assistance from another F-18, carrying the required (Laser) pods to get the guided (JDAM and the other big fellow) ammunition on target.
    Besides that, I am (again) charmed of the colors.
    Interesting is also the thermal and non thermal ammunition. This invention was started after the fire on board USS Forrestal 29-07-1967. (With at that time Lt. McCain USN on board)
    The non thermal bombs on board Chippy have a faster “cook-off” time in case of fire.
    Regards,
    Dirk / The Netherlands.

  10. Nice hornet! An interesting colour scheme and nicely weathered also.

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