What to do with a spare Skyhawk fuselage from the Hasa. TA-4/A-4 kit. Make it into a trailered airshow attraction, I got the idea after seeing an F-4 set up in a similar way at an airshow. I shortened the trailer from Airfix's tank transporte[...]
I have always wanted a Blue Angels' bird in my hangar, and finally settled on the Skyhawk. I used CAM decals on it and some Eduard photo etch. I know she is not as shiny as it should be, but I didn't want the airframe too shiny so I settled on a[...]
18 years ago I bought a model on the E Day and the wheel bay and interior from Aires. I started to build a model but soon my strength came and the model wandered for a long time in the cabinet. This autumn I managed to finish. I made dirt on the[...]
This is Hasegawa's Blue Angel boxing of the TA-4J Skyhawk, the kit gives you a choice of doing a single seat or the trainer version. I chose to do the dual seat version in the markings of VC-2 [ Fleet Composite Squadron] stationed at NAS Oceana [...]
As the title says, last month I spent with wonderful Hasegawa kit. Model is pretty much out of the box, except I added pilot figure from old "decomissioned" Revell's F-8 Crusader. The kit itself was fun and easy to assemble, only con is lack of [...]
The pride of my collection, my first Skyhawk and sole Cold War era aircraft.
This was built from the 1433 boxing "Falklands Fighter"
Painted with Revell 40/46 and 65. Inside of the flaps were painted with the fuselage colour as per a real life p[...]
Hi all, this is a companion build to the TA-4J I posted earlier. I started it with a Hobbycraft A-4C. When the Hobbycraft kits first came out, I bought a B, an E, and two C kits sight unseen (no reviews/photos beforehand). I was a bit disappoint[...]
This TA-4J kit was sitting for quite a while, and I finally finished it off at the end of this summer. Airbrushed gray but hand brushed tan and green- with brushed touchups on the gray area. I used Afterburner decals although the same markings a[...]
Hi All! This is a result of the excellent 10 part "The Wietnam War" documentary serie ( I've seen recently. Actually this A-4 was around a while just I was too lazy to publish it here and frankly I've been busy recently with work stuffs so model[...]
Jessie Beck ran the keno concession at Harolds Club in Reno in 1957
that's where she met a young part-time dealer named Dick Perry who longed to become a Navy pilot
Dick was accepted as a Naval officer and within two years earned his wings