Bonjour chers imodelers,
This is my rendition of the Saab J 35 Draken, under the colours of the Austrian Air Force in 2003. The model is the one from Eduard/Hasegawa with photo-etched parts, resin parts, adhesive masks and Cartograf decals. I j[...]
This is F-Toys gashapon kit, stripped of the paint and repainted using Vallejo and Hataka Blue Line paints. It also served as test article for prototyping the PE set (see Shelf Oddity stuff).
F-Toys kits are absolute gems. I've seen many of th[...]
Another one from the cheap seats, Picked this up at one of the few hobby shops that sells old kits. Forgot how basic this kit was. Added under wing stores from spares the kit had none., Added some scoops and bumps and pitot tube, The kit decals [...]
At the missile museum in Arboga, Sweden, one may see and play with a whole assortment of things. The biggest "toy" is the J 35B Draken simulator, a real front section still having all its knobs and dials. Many of the functions are hooked up to a[...]
The superb Hasegawa 1/48 scale rendition of the Swedish J 35 F Draken. My model depicts a Draken from the Swedish Flygvapen based at Angelholm. Photos on the web show the Angelholm Drakens to be badly weathered towards the end of their career. T[...]
This is the Hasegawa 1/72 scale kit of the Austrian version of J35 Draken.
It is a splendid kit and a joy to build. It is built out of the box, with the pitot tube replaced with stainless wire.
New month, new models!
The Saab 35 Draken was a Swedish fighter aircraft manufactured by Saab between 1955 and 1974. The distinctive design incoporate a "double-delta" configuration, with one delta wing within another large delta. The inner w[...]