Now time to weather a well used in theater Skyraider while operating on the boat. Can easily go overboard as these Skyraider’s were worked hard.
Using a variety of washes, engine stains and just plain dirty thinner. Pin washed the center section of the fuselage. Engine oil leaks, hydraulics, fuel stains, gun vents.
1. Mig fuel stain wash. Streaking effect
1. Gear bay with a brown wash
Using Tamiya Smoke to represent those very distinctive exhaust streaks along each side of the fuselage.
1. Tamiya Smoke for exhaust stain/trail
The 1000lbs bomb are pressed in. Love this idea of the ability to remove the bombs and center drop tank using Tam’s famous poly caps.
Flat coat applied over the top of the air frame. Leaving the white surfaces glossy including the top white sections.
Next up the landing gear and the rest of the detail bits. Almost there!!