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@roofrat Robert Royes

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Retired transit worker from NYCT. ,phormer phantom phixer f4j, low tech,low budget modeler. mostly a/c.

Year in review 2017

I finally figured how to do this, Still working on my Revell Enterprise and a Macchi C.202.

Jacked up

This was a tire change to our plane before flying on it to the Caribbean in 2013

Seasons greatings to all!

Not a review but ,a little cheer here!

Moldy oldie,IMC 1/72 A-1 Skyraider.

Another moldy oldie, This is from IMC'S battle damage series of the 1970's. Done in South Vietnam AF scheme, I wanted it to still be able to fly so I only used the damaged stabilizer. Got the kit off of the net. I used the kits decals, some whic[...]

Not another Phantom? F-4J VF-101 NAS Oceana 1976.

This is an older build, Monogram 1/72 F-4J, Microscale decals of VF-101 Grim Reapers .

1/72 Monogram F-4C 35TFS, 347thTFW, USAF 1969

Monograms venerable Phantom kit, using decals from Airfix's old F-4 kit. This is an older build, I still have one left I my stash plus a Fujimi photo bird.

1/72 Ertl Grumman F-14A Tomcat of VF-32 , Year of the Cat

One from the cheap seats. Ertl/AMT F-14A .After starting this I almost chucked it ! I think I'd rather have done the old Airfix or even Monogram kits. There is panel line detail but the fit is very poor, I think the Sword Cougar was an easier b[...]

TF-9J Cougar VA-43 NAS Oceana VA. 1965-67,Year of the,Cat,group build

This year of the cat build is Swords 1/72 TF-9J Twogar. A bit of a challenge to build[for me] no locating pins, kind of soft plastic, ill fitting in some places, the kit decals tended to curl when you go to place them. I used krylon flat white a[...]

Before Linderg there was the R-34

A little piece of history that might not be well known. The British airship R-34 made the first double crossing of the Atlantic in 1919,Leaving from Scotland and landing at Mineola Long Island, N.Y. and then returning.The display is at the Cradl[...]

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