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KittyHawk Super Etendard 1/48 . . . .

Hello All,

This is the kit built completely OOB. Paints used are locally available acrylics. Masking was done using my Kiddoo's Play Dooh. Few inaccuracies if I am being nit picky, do check your references for the decals and what loadout you want to use.

The decals are very nice except for the flap walk markings. They are to be used if you model the aircraft with flaps up. If you choose to put the flaps down then you will have to cut the decal and then use it. The instructions don't mention anything on this. The Exocet Missile Pylon provided is not tall enough so much so that the fins touch the wings and thus cant be used without proper modification to increase the clearance. The bow in doors on the intakes are shown to be installed from the outside. IMHO I would suggest to install these from inside - gives a better fit.

Overall the kit is superb with excellent details and good weapon options. Except for the few things which I noticed as mentioned.

Do Comment for me to improve upon anything. Please do Subscribe as I would be coming up with more such Builds.

Enjoy The Pictures.. . . · on youtube

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7 responses

  1. Very nice model of the final result of Dassault's Mystere series. I like the finished result a lot.

  2. It's a pleasure to look at your Etendard.
    Overall finish is great.

  3. Nice Super Etendard of a nice but challenging kit, Captain!
    Nice head on photo, too: not all models are so well done to stand a head on pic!
    Very nice video too!

  4. Hello Captain Adi,
    Excellent replica of the Etendard.
    Also my compliments with the overall presentation of the model.
    Regards, Dirk / The Netherlands.

  5. I agree, beautiful work, a very nice paintwork.

  6. Great paint and finish work on this. A beautiful model - well done!

  7. 🙂 ... Greetings ... 🙂 :
    Wonderful work and a pleasure to see.
    Very nice paint work.

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