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Vought F-8 Crusader

...F-8 Crusaders launching from the old FDR CV-42

www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEW5jACD1iE/@CriticalPast&t=47s A bit more intensive for the crew was the Bridal/hold back system of catapult hookup.

F-8X Super Crusader,

Here's another Whatiffer. Eliminating the bridle catapult set up by adopting the nose gear hook up from the A-7, including the main landing gear also installing a 20mm vulcan, instead of those prone to jam singles, an engine change [...]

Sword 1/72 RF-8A.

I've been wanting to do a recon F-8 forever, but the only way was to obtain a rare conversion kit, that usually is beyond my budget. Thanks to Sword for producing this kit and the later RF-8G.I finally get to do one so late in my modeling [...]

Hasegawa 1/48 F-8E Crusader

In the real Crusader aircraft the panel lines are not so obvious. Yet, I made an exception to enhance the 3D feel of this classic naval fighter.

F-8E CrusaderAcademy 1/72

Hi everybody! Here is another older build from around 2007 or 2008. It was built straight out of the box and painted with either Tamiya or Gunze-Sangyo acrylics. I believe I used a watercolor wash for the panel lines. I don't remember [...]

1/72 Academy F-8E Crusader

Another of my 2020 builds, this is the Academy F-8E built again straight from the box with the included decals, which are OK but not great. White is Revell SM301 and gull grey is Model Master.

Gloster Meteor F.8 at Försökscentralen

The Försökscentralen (Test & Evaluation squadron) is a lesser known part of the Swedish air force. It tests flying materiel, tactics and equipment. Although it probably got less money in the budge than Pentagon use for paperclips in [...]

A Meteor's Engine

While struggling with completion of Airfix' Gloster Meteor F.8 the included Derwent is a model in itself. It's not bigger than 20 mm x 35 mm but certainly will be an eye catcher on the side. Finnished in Vallejo colours throughout and a [...]

Academy F8E Crusader, 1/72

Simple but very nice kit, my first upload, still getting to know site, apologies if i have put in the wrong place.

1/48 F-8E Crusader VF-162

I give to you the 1/48 Hasegawa F-8E VF-162 . Painted with Tamiya and MRP paints. Decals was off the Afterburner Yankee Station Mig Killers . Nice to have another shelf of doom project finished [...]