This article is intended to supplement and expand on Rick Kent's excellent Hawker Fury markings article on this website. The Hawker Fury was the first 200 mph aircraft to serve with the Royal Air Force. It's been reasonably well served by [...]
The FJ Fury series was originally a straight winged naval fighter designed and built by North American Aviation which was the basis for the F-86 Sabre. The later marks of the Fury added swept wings (based on the F-86 wing), more powerful [...]
By the end of November, 1950, the Navy knew that its main fleet fighter, the Grumman F9F-2 Panther, was seriously outclassed by the opposition. LCDR William T. Ament of VF-112 had shot down the first MiG-15 confirmed by the [...]
By the end of November, 1950, the Navy knew that its main fleet fighter, the Grumman F9F-2 Panther, was seriously outclassed by the opposition. LCDR William T. Ament of VF-112 had shot down the first MiG-15 confirmed by the Soviet [...]
Just finishing up on this project, it went well but I had some snags, I'm not sure if it was on my part or HB. This is the first kit I tried my new Iwata C Plus on, and it's a great airbrush.
I built this kit awhile ago, but haven't displayed it much, so here goes. This is the old HobbyBoss kit in 1/48th scale. It is done OOB, using parts and decals that come with the kit. I think this kit is fairly basic, but it makes up into [...]
Here are some simple builds from a simple modeler . I built these intending to show aircraft with Sabre like lines.First off is Hasegawa's Fuji T-1A JSDAF trainer, Japan's first aircraft built after WW 2, I can't tell you how long this [...]
One of the first operational jet aircraft for the US Navy its service was short. First flight was 1946. They operated with VF-5A,[ VF-51],and then Naval Reserve units. in service until 1954.About thirty aircraft were produced.
The model [...]
Been a while since I shared. I recently built the 1/48 scale hawker Fury representing a 1 Sqd SAAF aircraft operating in the Abyssian campaign during WWII.
Built OOB I only added the stays and aerial with stretched sprue. Quite a nice kit [...]
Hello all! I finished this one this past January. Built OOB with the addition of EZ line for the rigging. Model Master enamel paints shot through my SOTAR 20/20 airbrush. Dressed in South African Air Force markings as used in Ethiopia [...]