The F-89 Database at iModeler

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Northrop F-89 Scorpion

Revell 1/48 F-89J Scorpion

The origins of the F-89 (the name Scorpion came from the elevated tail and high-mounted horizontal stabilizers) can be traced back in summer 1945, when USAAF issued a specification for a twin engine night fighter to replace the P-61 Black [...]

1/77 Box Scale Atlantis Revell F-89D

Here is a quickie of my recent build of an Atlantis release of the old Revell Box Scale F-89D Scorpion complete with 1960s instructions, raised lettering and national insignia as well as generic paint scheme based on Insignia Red. I didn't [...]

1/48 Revell F-89J converted to a F-89H

Hey all, Finished this one yesterday. This kit has a long history with me. Originally completed some years ago but never liked the finish. In the last few months in between other projects I decided to redo the kit. The kit was stripped [...]

1/48 F-89C Scorpion

This is the Revell kit from 1999. It was a modification of the original F-89H released around 1989. This is one of those kits that I kind of wanted, but passed up when they were available. Naturally, I've really wanted one for the last [...]

Revell 1/48 F-89D Scorpion

Just completed my F-89D, one of my favorite planes. This particular plane ended up in the drink after having an engine fail on takeoff. The pilot brought it back around and landed hot and heavy and was unable to get it stopped and overran [...]

F-89D Scorpion in the paint shop!

I've had this D sitting on the shelf ready for paint for a while waiting to finish my C version. Just got the urge to get it done. I took photos of the steps I use when doing a natural metal bird. This kit lends itself well to metalizer [...]

1/72, F-89 Scorpion, Revell

I found this model in my stash of old models in my parents attic, and was pleasantly surprised. As a straight from the box production, it has real "class." Right from the Cold War days of flying shot guns, the Scorpion was [...]