Hi again, this one is also from the last year, Academy's Sabre in 1:48 scale with addition of Eduard's cockpit, CMK Gun and ammo bay and full scratch build of air brakes compartments.
This one in particular depicts the plane in state when it ar[...]
This is the 1/48 Hasegawa F-86 Sabre, using the Cutting Edge resin conversion set and Meteor Productions decals to create an F-86A Sabre.
The first prototype, 45-59597, had been completed in August 1947, powered by a Chevrolet-build J-35-C-3, p[...]
I started this kit many years ago, but just finished it in the last year or so. I don’t think I originally intended to do it as an RAF machine, but I really like the classy RAF camo and squadron markings, so that’s how it turned out.
The model [...]
Chino 2014. First display by the Bremont Horsemen, the first F-86 flight demonstration team since the JASDF Blue Impulse and the RAAF Black Panthers. The only civilian team ever..
Sorry for the (photographically) horrid shot. I went to the[...]
This model was exhibited a week ago at Mosonmagyarovar model show, last day under it I found the invitation to join you on this nice website.
Acording to Roy's logbook, these were taken on a "fun flight" in September 1953; this would have been just before his return to England. Roy is flying F-86F-1 52-4345, an early narrow-chord/slatted-wing F-86F, while the two he photographed are [...]
We'd all know that old aircraft are awesome. They’re full of interesting shapes, texture, detail. Moreover, nothing looks better than an old fighter in a colorful paint scheme!
UK-based digital avaiation artist took this idea to a whole new [...]
My 1st attempt in doing a bare metal finish was on Monograms F-86. Using Alclad Aluminum and Anthracite Grey for the gun port panel. Aeromaster decals and True Detail wheels are the only AM used on the kit. A fun build and applying a difficul[...]
This was my first love in 1958. I was 10 years old.
This is the box top I remember. I don't have the model kit anymore, but thanks to the Internet I was able to retrieve good old memories.
There is an anecdote to this story.
In 1958 I had to [...]