Built a long time ago straight out of the box except for the sewing needle pitot on the tail and decals from... Somewhere!
A-6E of VA-115 (Eagles), Atsugi Naval Air Station, 1996. I saw the movie, Flight of the Intruder, in 1991 and I was immediately hooked on the A-6. Yeah, it was a cheesy movie with over the top lines but the real history underlining the movie i[...]
This is my first finished build of the new year :); completed on Sunday, Jan.1, it was started in mid-July 2013! At some point, it was relegated to a safe spot and more or less abandoned. I would dust her off from time to time, always thinking[...]
This is my last jet aircraft build I amgoingto make. It seems that I have better luck with WWII aircraft Tom
Fujimi 1/72 Intruder tanker, used kit decals for VA-75, a sometime stablemate of VF-31, on Saratoga with CVW-3. It needed a lot of filler around the intakes. Two glaring mistakes I made was the off kiltered refueling probe.and the loose BN's se[...]
Amongst my favourite modelling themes is US Navy aviation during its grey and white period and those colourful squadron markings. So I'd like to start my US Navy theme with the Grumman A-6A Intruder. I had long looked at Hobbyboss's 48th scale [...]