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Kevin Rowbotham
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Trumpeter 1/32 BAC Lightning F3

March 28, 2023 · in Aviation · · 14 · 545

Modified Trumpy , fuselage extended by 5mm (kit fuselage too short), undercarriage (height and stance)corrected, fuselage below canopy corrected and inflight refuelling probe added. Finished with Vallejo metallics and weathered with pastels. Squadron bars painted and rest of the decals from the spares box.

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  1. You certainly did a great job of fixing that turkey. I gave up on the one I had.

  2. Congratulations, Kevin! Superb job allover and equally superb corrections on the kit's issues!

  3. All the extras defintely paid off, Kevin @kevinrowbotham
    Beautiful outcome of this Lightning.

  4. Much appreciated John...a labour of love as the Lightning is my 'favourite' aircraft!

  5. You have finished up with a great looking Lightning, Kevin, love those outdoor photos.

  6. OK, enough photos of the real thing, now show some pictures of your model!🤣👏

  7. The metal work looks really great on this! Excellent build.

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