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 flying four blue F[...]
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 settled on a[...]
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[...]
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 before[...]
This is a F-11A as a Blue Angel at The Cradle of Aviation Museum in Long Island N.Y. Meow.
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 Angels airshow act accor[...]
1/72 Hasegawa, My first Blue Angel, their seventh, finished in Alclad, MM and Testors enamels with Future over kit decals.
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 around beh[...]
1/72 Revell, the first Blue Angels, my second, I modified a few things, finished in MM enamels with Future over kit and Draw decals.