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Alistair Gauld
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Special Hobby 1/72 Lockheed Vega 5 – Lady Lindy

September 8, 2021 · in Aviation · · 14 · 2.5K

A fun build this one.
Primed with Tamiya Flat White.
Painted with Humbrol 174 Signal Red Enamel, Tamiya Neutral Grey, Flat Green, Rubber Black, Mr. Color Dark Iron, Alclad Airframe Aluminium.
OOB except for the pitot tube which I replaced with Albion Alloys 0.3mm brass tube.
Finished with Mr Color Super Clear III.

Thanks for looking,

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14 responses

  1. Excellent job out of the limited run Special Hobby, Alistair!
    Great painting and spotless decaling.
    A subject not very often seen built.
    Well done!

  2. Gorgeous looking model of an equally gorgeous aircraft, Alistair.
    And…a brilliant job with that brilliant red.

  3. Nice build of a beautiful aircraft. Saw the original at the Smithsonian a few years ago.

  4. Awesome build Alistair @alistairfgauld
    The signal red looks spot on.
    Well done.

  5. A real stand-out! Looks great.

  6. Just beautiful! Thought it was of larger scale.

  7. I have always thought this was a beautiful plane, but you have really raised it to the next level, Alistair (@alistairfgauld). Well done!

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