This is the Glenco 1/48 scale J2F-2 Grumman Duck representing VMF-2 that patrolled the Caribbean Ocean off the Virgin Islands. The Duck’s were used for patrolling areas and performing search and rescue of downed pilots. The kit had very basic d[...]
This is a build I did back in 2012. Although I really don't like doing bi-planes at my scale (mostly all that rigging!), I have always loved the Duck and wanted to build one. This is the old Airfix kit (see box shot), and I built this before I[...]
This is the OLD Airfix Duck, (OOB) I tried to keep it as simple a build as I could Before it was finished, I just wanted it over with, and it shows. I guess it was the victim of having too many things going at one time. Did I learn my l[...]
This one is modeled after Kermit Week's Duck, at "Fantasy of Flight", a little south of Orlando, Florida. Oddly enough, the decals were from an old Esci sheet, including the noseart. For a bi-plane (and an Airfix), it was a relatively easy build.