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General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark

Review: Hobby 2000 1/72 F111F Aardvark review

ON THIS DAY 28 FEBRUARY, HASEGAWA 1/72nd General Dynamics F-111F Aardvark, Gulf War USAF

This day was the last day of combat operations in Desert Storm. For the aircrews of the the 48th Tactical Fighter Wing, 492nd Tactical Fighter Squadron the last mission of the war was about to launch. Just 2 aircraft with GBU Bunker [...]

A Tail of two Aardvarks

1/72 Hasegawa F-111D, s/n 68-0150, Cannon AFB, NM, 1979 At Squadron-MMD’s EagleQuest modeling show last year, I showed a friend, Jerry Hendrickson, a photo of an F-111D I was flying when I lost most of my rudder on a supersonic run many [...]

“What If” F-111K RAF

I'm not a great one for "what if" modelling, but I made an exception on this because this so nearly DID happen. When the Labour party cancelled the TSR2 (the best strike aircraft the RAF never had) they then bought into the [...]

Review: Hobby Boss 1/48 F-111D/E Aardvark Review (Re uplaoded Video)

Italeri 1/72 F-111A Aardvark

Built OOB except added crew, and swapped out 1000 lb iron bombs for r******d bombs. Was a pretty nice kit - a bit difficult to get the exhaust nozzles snuggled up next to the fuselage once everything was put together. I used a panel line [...]

General Dynamics F 111C, A8-132, ARDU RAAF Edinburgh SA 1988.

1/72 Hasegawa, my second F 111, I added cameras, those orange bits on the nose and tail cones, static dischargers, and four AGM 88 HARM missiles, finished in Model Master enamels, kit, Aussie, Roodecal and other decals, Future and Xtra [...]

General Dynamics F 111G, A8-274, 6 Sqn RAAF Amberly Qld 1999.

1/72 Hasegawa, my first F 111, with 24 Mk 82 500 lb bombs from their weapons set 1, finished in Model Master enamels and I think their acrylic flat clear, no that's wrong, Tamiya X22 with X21 flat base, the kit came with this scheme but I [...]

1/48 General Dynamics F-111A Prototype RTD&E #1

This is the old Monogram, ex-Aurora, F-111A Swing Wing Fighter kit. I back dated the kit to represent the first RTD&E aircraft. Backdating the aircraft wasn't that hard. The major modification is the fuel dump area in between the two [...]