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Douglas A-1 Skyraider

'Spad Dad'

A quick project, just less than a month from opening the box, but it did have the bench completely to itself. Biggest challenge was finding the Minigun pod in my huge stash of spare ‘dangly bits’ that I’ve amassed over many year of [...]

1/48 AD-4 - Korean War Group Build.

This is the Tamiya A-1H kit backdated to a late model AD-4. The model depicts an aircraft assigned to VA-95 aboard USS Philippine Sea during 1952-53. The main things involved in backdating a Viet Nam era Skyraider to a Korean War AD-4 [...]

Tamiya A-1H Skyraider, 1/48 scale

Hello iModeler! Here is my Tamiya Skyraider for your review. OOB aside from ordnance - Mk. 82 bombs from AMK, 4-shot Zuni rocket pods from ICM and the Zuni rocket warheads are 3d modeled and printed by me because I just did not want to [...]

A Special SpAD

The Tamiya A-1H Skyraider is one of those must-build kits if you have any interest in the Vietnam War and model in 1/48th scale and an example for the collection has been on my personal radar for quite some time but I'd always managed to [...]

1/48 Tamiya Douglas A-1J Skyraider

Well, here it is. Skyraider, Sandy, Spad… call it as You wish, but this is the icon from Vietnam war. I was searching for this model for some time, As long as I really wanted to get one from Zoukei Moura, You know… there is always [...]

Monogram 1/48 AD-6 backdated to an AD-3 of VMA 212 in Korea

This started out as OOB build using kit decals. Unfortunately they were toast and did not cooperate when being applied. I used Euro decals for the Skyraider and they were excellent. I scratchbuilt the early AERO bomb racks then added [...]

Douglas A-1H Skyraider – Tamiya 1/48

Today's first post brings another work I've just put some finishing touches onto. The kit is, of course, Tamiya's venerable 1/48 scale "Bumble-Bee boxing". I chose to build this out of the box, as I liked the look of the VA-52 [...]

ESCI A-1H Skyraider 1:48

Well, there I was, 6 weeks into a really bad case of cabin fever. I was waiting for some add-ons for a Lorna that I wanted to build for the WW2 Japanese group, and I was reading a book on the Skyraider in Vietnam. Of course, I decided to [...]

A-1H Skyraider US Navy

This is the 1/48th Tamiya Douglas A-1H Skyraider. US Navy. VA25 squadron. The only additions to the kit, apart from the decals, were etched seat belts. I used Aeromaster Acrylic Matt Light Gull Grey, and Tamiya Matt White to paint [...]

Special Ops Sharks Teeth A-1J Skyraider.

This is the Tamiya 1/48th scale Douglas A-1J Skyraider. I added a etched seat harness and a QuickBoost resin Canopy Actuator Cover. The model was painted with Hannants Xtracrylix colours and weathered with artist gouache. The decals are [...]