The A-7 Corsair II,sometimes known as the SLUF ,a double threat on the flight deck, with that gapping waist high intake, to the low hung engine exhaust. made hazardous to walk around. Seeing this on the shelf of Willis hobby's, I couldn't resist[...]
My last project.
Resin cockpit from Aires, Sidewinders, Mk 82s and TERs from Eduard, Mk 83s and LAU-10s from Hasegawa, decals from CAM and Print Scale. Scratchbuilt landing gear bays and rotary cannon front face (small projects on themselves). G[...]
This is the rather awful Revell (old Aurora) kit disguised as a Corsair II. It takes it's [rightful] place among other Navy jets of the era (I didn't have one of these). The fit wasn't all THAT bad, but the details....wait - the lack of details[...]
As I love the F4U Corsair, I also love one other aircraft that carried the name- this one, Hasegawa's 1/48 A-7E Corsair II built as a Desert Storm HARM launcher. I am flabbergasted at the lack of operational Desert Storm A-7E markings out there.[...]
Desert Storm in 1991 was a war that had all the services in transition. Vietnam Era aircraft and Helos participated with the newer generation aircraft, some seeing action for the first time. The Corsair II was one of those that were already [...]
My 3rd post I will present the very nice A-7D from Hasegawa in 48th scale. This built around 2006, images taken with an Olympus SP-55OUZ digital camera. Using Eduards zoom color PE set for the cockpit, Super Scale decals, and ordnance from [...]