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Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

1/72 Revell SR-71 Blackbird

In May of 1960, Francis Gary Powers’ U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union by an S-75 Dvina surface-to-air missile. This incident starkly revealed the vulnerability of U.S. aerial reconnaissance to Soviet air defenses, and [...]

Revell 1/48 SR-71 Blackbird

The Revell Blackbird is up on its stand. I made an effort to finish the model with a 'well worn' but not abused look. I used several reference photos of Blackbirds to help me. Everything except the decals and the pilots are out of box [...]

Review: REVELL 1/48 Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird" (video preview)

REVELL 1/48 Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird" Video preview, this kit is the list for full video build, so stay tuned. Btw, beautiful kit. For more details about this Revell kit please visit: (link) DISCLAIMER: I am NOT! being paid to [...]

(Black)birdcage with a bit of a twist

My article focuses on the unique skeletal model of the SR-71A Blackbird at 1/144 scale, produced by Jasmine Model in China. It contains 120 photo-etched parts and a few pieces of aluminum painted resin bits. The kit is well engineered with [...]

Review: Revell 1/48 SR-71A Blackbird review

SR-71 Blackbird – Hasegawa – Eggplane

Hello guys So much fun getting together this little gem of a kit. Fully recommended for a fun build. MrPaint paint, had some problems with silvering on decals. Happy modelling to you all.

Blackbird Bizjet (version 2)

Lockheed L-1271-10 “what-if” ten-passenger bizjet in Ferrari F1 Team scheme. The idea for this came out of my brain that didn't have enough sense to figure the first version was sufficient. Therefore, not satisfied with the [...]

Blackbird Bizjet (version 1)

Lockheed L-1271-6 "what-if" six-passenger bizjet in Evergreen Aviation scheme. The idea for this came from a gab session with one of my fellow model club members circa 1991. I commenced to build it, finished it mid-1993. It is [...]

F-12B ORANG "What-if"

F-12B-1-LO 62-12387 as an Oregon ANG "what-if" build. Build is based on a Testors YF-12A 48th kit modified to the proposed F-12B. Lockheed proposed a follow on the the YF-12A that got no further than the drawing table, though a [...]