Vought A-7 Corsair II - a carrier-borne attack aircraft of the US Navy
Built several years ago, this is my first airplane build. The way it is presented here is the "revised" version. Originally, I had placed the national insignia upside down, meaning that the pointed star was not facing upwards [...]
My dad´s US naval theme continues, this time with something more modern. Hasegawa´s A-7 kit, first released in 1987, this is the P14 kit from back then. Aires A-7 late seat, TwoBobs decals used which were very thin and tended to wrap and [...]
Operation Eagle Claw was the code name given for the Iranian hostage rescue attempt. It is more commonly known as Desert One where the mission came apart in explosive and deadly fashion while costing the lives of eight American [...]
This was a tribute build of the aircraft squadron I served with in the early 1980’s. I served with VA-37 stationed out of NAS Cecil Field located in Jacksonville, Florida. I used Trumpeter’s kit and added resin ejection seat and tires, [...]
The LTV A-7 is a subsonic, carrier-based attack aircraft developed in the 1960’s for the U.S. Navy as a replacement for the (still relatively young) A-4 fleet. Vought based its proposal for the A-7 on its successful F-8 Crusader, with [...]
Hello! This is my recent project, a nice kit of this iconic jet. It's an old toll, and it shows it in some ways, but it also can be built into a nice model . Except fot the canopy masks, everything OOB. All my references showed these USAF [...]
Used for attacking Iranian boats - one frigate was sunk during the Operation! Bad build,but hope the camo makes for it.
www.dailymotion.com/video/x2nm09b Thank goodness they never used this.
These A-7s belonged to the Colorado Air Guard’s 140 TFG and Oklahoma’s 138 TFG. A-7s were the first live aircraft I worked on as an “ Airframe Repair Specialist”, as the Air Force liked to call people like me. The aircraft with [...]
The A-7 Corsair II,sometimes known as the SLUF ,a double threat on the flight deck, with that gapping waist high intake, to the low hung engine exhaust. made hazardous to walk around. Seeing this on the shelf of Willis hobby's, I couldn't [...]