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Douglas F4D Skyray

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1/72 Tamiya F4D-1 Skyray

I am calling this one done. 1/72 Tamiya F4D-1 Skyray. Painted with MRP paints. Its OOB with the exception of added seatbelts. Markings are from Starfighter Decals and depict a aircraft from VF-141 the "Iron Angels" aboard USS [...]

F-4D Skyray NOTS, China Lake, 1/72 Airfix/MPC

Project Pilot conducted by Naval Ordinance Test Center{N.O.T.S.} in 1958, nick named NOTSNIK, was an attempt to air launch a satellite via rocket from a F-4D Skyray. Although there were several launches, none are believed to have really [...]

Fast Ford- Tamiya 1/72 F4D-1 Skyray

Hi all, Wow how the world has changed since I last posted on here! Hope this finds everyone safe and healthy. Anyway, here is my latest build. The masterful super kit by Tamiya of the Douglas F4D-1 Skyray, in 1/72. I choose to paint mine [...]

A “Ford” I Like

We all run into those kits that for one reason or another turns into a challenge to complete and takes much longer than anticipated. Well this one turned out to be one of those for me. I won’t bore you with the details except to say [...]

1/48 Tamiya F4D Skyray VF-74

First build for 2018. I would have had on e finished back in December of 2017 but it was scraped back to some major issues i had. This is OOB except for the Furball decals. Model finished with Tamiya paints and Mig washes . Hope you all [...]

Tamiya 1/48 F4D-1 Skyray

It's hard to believe this kit has now been out for 18 years. The Douglas F4D-1 Skyray was the first Navy fighter capable of that could exceed Mach 1 in level flight. It was the first carrier-based fighter to hold the world's absolute [...]

Tamiya 1/48 F4D-1 Skyray

The Douglas F4D-1 Skyray was the first Navy fighter capable of that could exceed Mach 1 in level flight. It was the first carrier-based fighter to hold the world's absolute speed record, and was the last fighter built by the Douglas [...]

Douglas F4D-1, Skyray, VF-141 during 1957

F4D-1's of VF-141 "Iron Angels" were aboard USS Bon Homme Richard CVA-31 during the time I was aboard in 1957-58. They came aboard in June for a West Pac cruise. This was the first deployment of a West coast squadron equipped [...]