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Douglas A-1 Skyraider

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Douglas A-1H Skyraider

The Douglas Skyraider, affectionately known as the Spad or flying dump truck is the Tamiya 1/48 kit i purchased in 2001 if i recall correctly. I started building in 2002 but i was defeated by the four color cowling, i could not get the [...]

Trumpeter A-1J Skyraider 1/32

Finally finished this beauty - really nice kit oob, especially the duplex cyclone engine. Painted with Mr. Hobby acrylics and weathered with oils and AK products. Coments and critics welcome as always .

AD-5 (A-1E) 1/48 Tamiya+Matchbox

Hi All, I would like to present my latest completion: the Big Face Spad. AD-5 (A-1E). The build were kitbashed from the infamous Tamiya A-1 Skyraider and Matchbox vintage AD-5. There are 1/32 resin conversion set from Fisher Model for [...]

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, [...]

Getting Skyraiders right

One of the big problems for modelers building A-1 Skyraiders is that most of the time the model is under-weathered. A friend of mine who flew Skyraiders in Vietnam once told me that the major problem he had with most of the Skyraider [...]

1/48 Tamiya A-1H Skyraider VA-152 Black Spades

Just finished her today. Painted with MRP paints. Wash and stains was the Mig products, Aeromaster decals . Enjoy 23032468_10213228656403851_8190913499029879158_n by Brian scott, on Flickr 23132116_10213228659043917_5270530660252386666_n [...]