Although serving in small numbers towards the end of World War II, Lockheed’s pugnacious fighter made a name for itself as a fighter and strike bomber during the Korean War. To commemorate the start of the Korean War 70 years ago and to pay homa[...]
My father-in-law, Jack Terhune of Springfield, Missouri, was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He joined in March of 1950, after turning down several scholarships to play college football. He always said he joined to see the world and never got out of T[...]
6- 26 code 6° aerobrigata ...RED DEVILS ...Brescia ( GHEDI) aerobase Aeronautica Militare Italiana ...
The RF-84F Thunderflash was the dedicated reconnaissance version of the Republic F-84F Thunderstreak fighter-bomber. The classic “Streak” intake having been moved to the wing roots a new streamlined nose housed the air reconnaissance cameras. Th[...]
The second Air Force jet fighter ordered into development, the F-84 was designed by Alexander Kartveli, who had created the P-47 Thunderbolt. After attempting a turbojet-powered replacement for the P-47, Kartveli and his team designed a new airc[...]
This model kit is from an old mold of the Italeri Brand 1/48. During the assembly i had many lace problems. A lot of putty and sandpaper. The metallic paint is from AK , very delicate at the time of masking. Mediocre final result
F-84E-25-RE s/n 51-480, 111th Fighter-Bomber Squadron (136th FBW) Texas Air National Guard
The 111th was, like her sister squadrons 182nd and 154th FBS, a federalized ANG unit replacing the 27th FEW during the Korean war in summer 1951. The in[...]
The kit is the Kinetic 1/48 with correct nose (Quickboost). I prefered to built a metal finish F-84. Maybe i should have read before the relevant note of Tom Cleaver on "modellingmadness.com" : « The plastic surface is very slightly pebbly, jus[...]
This is a fairly older model I finally decided to build last year. It sat in my stash for many years. I do apologize for the terrible picture quality, unfortunately they are the only pictures I have left of this model. The model was sold some[...]
Here I present my latest build of Tamiya 1/72 F-84G,painting and finishing skills still needed to be advanced.so, any comment be grateful...