History: What became the F-102 marked a major change in design and development of fighters. It was the result of a recommendation made on October 8,1948, by the Air Force Senior Officers Board that the service organize a competition for a new [...]
As the Dakota, the mighty Convair B-58 "Hustler" is a good subject to show how aluminium foil gives such birds an absolutely realistic metal finish. As all Monogram kits, the model is easy to build and I did it o.o.b. To foil the model with kit[...]
This is 1/48 ProModeler F-102A Delta Dagger (Case X) with TuAF markings in 4th Main Jet Base at Murted-Ankara circa early 70s. Cockpit modified with Eduard instrument panel and Quickboost seat. Additionnaly I have used Quickboost resin exhaust [...]
In my early teens I was a very dedicated, and active cadet in the Rhode Island Civil Air Patrol (CAP). I had the best time and experiences as part of this very professional organization which is the official auxiliary program of the USAF. As a[...]
1/72 Kovozavody, I modified the propellers, pitot tube and seat, finished in MM metalizers and enamels with MM metalizer sealer over kit decals. built in 2007.
Another of my Meng F-102A's, this one is straight from the kit with the exception of a Master nose probe and Pavla seats. Overall FS16473 using Xtracolor - the color is not quite right but as close as I could get. Decals are by Draw Decal from [...]
This kit was a bear to get together...must have been slightly older kit because there was quite a bit of flash and some parts warped. It didnt want to fit to well either. I have always wanted to build an F-102 from the 4780th ADW at Perrin AFB[...]