The Blue Angels Database at iModeler

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A day at NAS PensacolaRandom photos.

I spent the day attending the Blue Angels practice and visiting the Naval Aviation Museum at Pensacola today. The SBD-2 is the only known survivor of both the Pearl Harbor attack and the Battle of Midway. The plane was delivered in the [...]

Hasegawa 1/48 TA-4J Blue Angels "Casper"

Here is my 1/48 TA-4J Blue Angels "Casper"- a replacement aircraft that served in an all white scheme during 1981 Winter Training. One thing to keep in mind when building the Hasegawa 1/48 TA-4J, is to ensure you use the vent [...]

1:48 HobbyBoss F8F-1 Bearcat “Beetle Bomb” Blue Angels

Here’s my grimy looking Blue Angels’ F8F-1 “Beetle Bomb” Bearcat circa late 1949 as it might have looked after a hard weekend working an airshow. Note the attached photo of the actual plane. By early 1948 the Blue Angels were [...]

Monogram A-4 Skyhawk

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 [...]

Hasegawa 1/48 “Year of the Cat” F6F-5 Hellcat, the first U.S. Navy Blue Angels plane

Tonight's presentation is hot of the work bench. It is the second completed build for this year, (but most of the work was done last year...). I have been building a set of four Hasegawa F6F Hellcats as part of our current "Year of [...]

F/A-18A “Blue Angels”, 1/72 Academy

These shiny acrobatic team aircraft suddenly took my attention after I finished Red Arrows Hawk. and This is my recent build, US Navy's Blue Angels Hornet. I brushed all with Tamiya's acrylic blue. just because I wanted to try brushpaint [...]

Here kitty kitty! F-11A Tiger, Blue Angel

This is a F-11A as a Blue Angel at The Cradle of Aviation Museum in Long Island N.Y. Meow.

Hobbycraft 1/48 Grumman F8F Bearcat Blue Angels “Beetle Bomb”

Here are some photos of my version of the "Beetle Bomb" Blue Angels plane. The original "Beetle Bomb" was a North American SNJ that was painted to resemble a Japanese Zero. Beetle Bomb was incorporated into the Blue [...]

Grumman F9F 8B Cougar, Blue Angels, US Navy Pensacola NAS Florida 1955.

1/72 Hasegawa, My first Blue Angel, their seventh, finished in Alclad, MM and Testors enamels with Future over kit decals.

McDonnell Douglas F 4J Phantom 2, Blue Angels, US Navy Pensacola NAS Florida 1972.

1/72 Fujimi, my second F4, third Blue Angels, their twelfth, I separated the hook, modified the canopies for a better fit and added some Aeroclub MB5 seats, finished in MM and Humbrol enamels with Future over the kit decals, the decal [...]