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Airfix 1/72 A-4B Skyhawk, VA-15 Valions, USS Intrepid, Tonkin Gulf 1967

Hi all,

I posted pictures of this model before, but since I’ve added the display stand, so I figured that now it’s really finished I’d post some pics of the final result. The Airfix kit was an easy build and a cheap one. I spent more on paints and canopy masks than on the actual model 😉

Still, it was a more than welcome break from some way more involved projects that I’m working on.

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26 responses to Airfix 1/72 A-4B Skyhawk, VA-15 Valions, USS Intrepid, Tonkin Gulf 1967

  1. Wow, that fuzzy ground is making me feel airsick! Cool effect, though. Guess your experience of paying less for model than all extra is a common one these days.

  2. Great presentation of this Scooter! Liked!

  3. Great looking model and an amazing base stand. It certainly achieves the desired result.

  4. The Hot Rod looks hot!

  5. Nicely done Jay.

  6. I got the need…the need for speed! Cool build!

  7. This background suites the Skyhawk for sure, Jay.

  8. 🙂 … Greetings … 🙂 :
    Not much A-4B’s seen, and this one just stands out Jay. Very nice work.

  9. Nice background and a nice model indeed, Jay.

  10. Nice work. Airfix really got the nose shape right on this “B” model.

  11. That display base really sets off this speedy Scooter! Looks fantastic.

  12. Nicely done Jay, and the Scooter goods great as well.

  13. Considering what you started with, this is an amazing result. Beautiful work.

    “Liked.

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