Good day. As we wrap up 2022, I've been fortunate enough to have some time to wrap up one more kit. This time, I present something a bit different, a "whiffer" or what-if aircraft, an ANG "F/A-20C" Tigershark.
Got another one under my belt recently, I completed this kit a few weeks ago. Kept it simple and straightforward as it was the first time I spraying with Vallejo Air Paints – following the kit instructions for paint identification and FS [...]
This is the Freedom Models 1/48 scale F-20A Tigershark. Built by Northrop (before they became Northrop Grumman). They used the F-5E as a base and modified many aspects of the frame and avionics to make the F-5G. When the USAF started the [...]
My humble contribution to the What if... Universe.
Decals from Furball, Pilot and Sidewinder from Hasegawa sets, ACMI pod from scratch. Colors from Model Master, Metals from Alclad II and Vallejo Metal Color.
This is another nice kit from Hasegawa, built out of the box.
Unfortunatley I used Johnson floorpolish as clear coat on this model, and put too thick layers of it, so the polish has cracked in some places (you can see it under the cockpit [...]