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Bruce Archer
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HMS Glory, 1951

March 2, 2023 · in Aviation · · 8 · 554

Hi All!
Here is my next contribution to the Korean War Group Build, a Hawker FB.11from HMS Glory. The Sea Fury is 's 1/48th scale kit. The kit is well detailed, easy to build Fits very well and is in scale. Airfix supplies drop tanks, rockets, bombs and a photo pod.The decals are from the kit, the paint is from my recently extinct Polly Scale stash. The pale serials under wing was 801 NAS's attempt to hide aircraft identities.


The Sea Fury as it appeared on Glory prior to the theater stripes being applied ( Yeah! I hate stripes!). The Hawker Sea Fury FB.II, serialed WJ236, coded 155 Ris from 801 NAS.


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8 responses

  1. Turned out great, Bruce! I dislike stripes too. They break up the planes lines too much.

  2. Great result, Bruce!

  3. That's really nice!

  4. Really nice job on this Bruce , well done. I wondered about the pale coloured serial numbers, that's something I've not seen before on FAA aircraft. Black and white stripes are COOL! though LOL

  5. It’s always pleasing to see a well built Airfix model, the naval livery really looks good.

  6. Nice work Bruce, great looking Sea Fury.

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