Hello everyone, here is my recently completed Phantom. I chose it because I liked the sea camoflage. I used Tamiya acrylics and masked the camo with silly putty. I had some trouble with air bubbles under some of the larger decals. Thanks for all[...]
F-4C-19-MC BuAer No. 63-7544, roughly the 141st F-4C manufactured, originally delivered In the gray/white scheme and with the Navy style inboard pylons. Apparently it had a short life, part of the 8TFW, and the 480th TFW, 366TFW. where it was lo[...]
Inspired by Greg Kittingers world of Phantoms builds and his Dads Phabulous F-4 pictures, I sought out and found an old Microscale sheet that included a selection of 12th Tactical Fighter Wing F-4C's. The decals were some what fragile and had to[...]
There's something in this shot that we all probably did at one point .
'If one gun pod is good, three are better'. Primarily flying ground support missions, It was decided to sling three 20mm gun pods under their F-4's. Being that F-4B/J's could only carry the pod under the center line station, being Marines the ma[...]
The gentleman who manages the Asian Air Arms special interest group sent me the following email and the photos that accompany this post, asking for help getting the word out about this resource for Phantom modelers. As a phellow Phantom phanati[...]
Finally finished another of my Phantom builds. I used a set of dry transfers for the stenciling and panel numbers (at least 50 hours of effort - details in the build thread). Don't know that I want to do that again! Added some pilots and some [...]
The Phantom bug possessed me again. I found an old microscale Phantom sheet 72-66 that looked well preserved, but it wasn't easy to find a reasonably priced [for me] "B" bird. I could have just use a C/D and forget the that the B has the thin wi[...]
The Navy converted a number of F-4N's into drones, Utilizing them not just as targets but also to test new equipment and weapons. Capable to fly with a pilot or NOLO, no live operator. At the end of it's useful life, about 5,000 hours it would t[...]
Here's the first finished model in my F-4 long-term project. I used the Italeri F-4 E/F/G kit, as it has been recommended as one of the better kits for depicting the wing slats and slotted stabs of later-variant E's.
The Turkish [...]