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Rafi Ben-Shahar
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G.W.H. 1/48 T-33A Shooting Star

June 12, 2024 · in Aviation · · 28 · 258

GWH's is a very nice kit. It featured finely recessed panel lines and is relatively simple to build. Some shape anomality was attributed to the tail unit. The front nose cover part requires sanding to fit with the rest of the fuselage.

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  1. Very nice build Rafi. I have a soft spot for the T-33 having gotten a ride in one (actually a Canadian CT-133) once.

  2. Another superb result out of a fine kit, Rafi!
    Well done!

  3. A fine looking Shooting Star, Rafi @blackmopane
    You clearly showed why this is one of the nicest early jets.

  4. Really nice work on this Rafi. I gotta get one of these.

  5. Very fine work, Rafi @blackmopane! 👍

  6. Very nice job! 5th Fighter Interceptor Squadron "Spittin' Kittens". They had two F-106's deployed from Minot AFB, ND on ADC alert at Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ in the late 1970's while I was stationed there as an A-10 Instructor Pilot. It was fun watching them scramble off alert...especially when they would rotate home every weeks...a two-ship in full A/B blasting over downtown Tucson!

  7. Gorgeous finish quality Rafi, and and interesting scheme too!

  8. Excellent paintwork Rafi. I really like these old jets.

  9. Great build - I especially like the patina of the NMF - it looks very realistic to me.

  10. Well done, a great looking T-Bird!

  11. Excellent T-Bird!

  12. Well done, Rafi (@blackmopane). NMF is great, and the interior looks really convincing. One of my first flights in a military plane was in a T-33.

  13. Awesome build Rafi. Love the early jets. 👍

  14. Nice T-bird, Rafi.

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