On 23 January 1951, 1st Lt. Jacob Kratt was flying as element leader of a flight of F-84E Thunderjets flying top cover for twenty-three F-84Es who were attacking the airfield at Sinuiju, Korea. Kratt spotted eight MiG-15’s moving to attack t[...]
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 enjoy :)[...]
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 speed re[...]
This is my second Tamiya kit to finish and it was well-engineered and thoughtfully designed. I started this Skyray about three years ago, only to put it aside about half finished. I returned to it about a month ago and pronounced it finished l[...]
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 Aircraft C[...]
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 with F4D-1's. Durin[...]