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TA-4J Skyhawk of VC-2 NAS Oceana Va. 1975. Hasegawa 1/72

This is 's Blue Angel boxing of the TA-4J , the kit gives you a choice of doing a single seat or the trainer version. I chose to do the dual seat version in the markings of VC-2 [ Fleet Composite Squadron] stationed at NAS Oceana . I modified decals of a single seat bird from an old microscale sheet. I include a photo that I took of the actual aircraft so many moons ago in 1975.

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16 responses

  1. Sharp little Scooter!

  2. Nice lookin' build, Robert...

  3. Very handsome! It is always special when your skills allow you to model a bird you have actually seen!

  4. awesome couple models rob

  5. Outstanding Skyhawk, Robert!

  6. Looks good Robert, nice to see it in company with RAN A4G, well done !

  7. A lovely looking bird you have there Robert, very nice indeed.

  8. That's a fine looking Scooter Robert. I like it.

  9. Nice work, Robert. That boxing of the kit is vintage ‘70s too!

  10. 🙂 … Greetings … 🙂 :

    OK … now this get's strange … I just logged in … made my comments to the beauty Aleksander shared with us and now this … thank you Robert , a pure sight for these eyes. Very clean and sharp work. I have always considered the A-4 to be one of a few that always looks good in models. This one is no exception, actually you have made me go thru my memory lane and remember when VC-2 would come by here and join in with VC-8 . They would give us air support while we performed our duties in various OCEANVENTURES … thank you for that.

  11. VT4 for me
    This is done so welll. Just missing the hydraulic smell.

  12. Love the smell of 5606 in the morning...

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