This F-106A was used on Project Spike which was an ASAT program of the early '70s. Being fired from an F-106, the missile would release a terminal homing vehicle guided by solid rocket motors on a trajectory to intercept a selected [...]
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. [...]
Finally fin ished. Was put of the shel for a while this year after decal issues useing a old bare metal foil decal sheet. . There is a little silvering i could not get rid of. Hoped final coat of future would hide it but no luck. but you [...]
Finished another one! This is the very new Trumpeter two-seat Dart. It's a kit I really looked forward to and started it when I received it in early July. It's a nice kit, that assembles well, with a few flaws. The biggest issue to me [...]
I noticed that the new Trumpeter F-106 is a hot discussion topic across the modeling internet forums this past week. With that comes inevitable comparisons to the 1985 vintage Monogram kit. I thought I would share my Monogram kit that I [...]
The Convair F-106 Delta Dart will always be one of my most favorite aircraft, and not just because I was able to fly supersonic in one, but that probably helped! In September 1972 I flew from McClellan AFB in California to Tyndall AFB on [...]
One of Monogram's nicest kits. This is OOB, painted with Model Master Aircraft Grey. I penciled in the panel lines to help break up all that grey paint. This is another of my favorite Century Series Fighters.