The Harrier, informally referred to as the Harrier Jump Jet, is a family of jet-powered attack aircraft capable of vertical/short takeoff and landing operations (V/STOL). Originally developed by UK manufacturer Hawker Siddeley in the 1960s, the [...]
One of the great British planes, sad to see it go. Did well in the Falklands.
1/72 Fujimi, I modified the cockpit, nose wheel bay and engine fan, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over kit decals, built 2013.
Hi again folks, I've finally finished my favourite aircraft of all time! This is the Trumpeter 1/32 kit of the GR-7. The kit was a Xmas present from my parents, not last Xmas, the one before. I wanted to get a bit of practice in first with some [...]
here my recent finished build, a Harrier Gr.7 from Eduards Ltd. Edition.
I have to say that this kit was my personally nightmare, I had a lot of troubles with it (was not always the fault of the kit ;))
But at the end the result w[...]
Before Kinetic released the British 1st Gen. SHARs the only good way to build one was a kit-bash. Here is my bash from 2013/14. There is too much to describe here so I have included a link to my WIP on BM. This is old school modeling that I g[...]
Mostly show, not tell - but I will say I never went to an air show before yesterday. Weather was questionable but worked out. I don't use the word 'awesome' much, but will say the Blue Angels fit that description.
Also first I ever saw a P-51 in[...]
Almost OOB build with a Black Box cockpit finished in Model Master enamels and Super Scale decals for VMF-214.
There just something great about the Harrier and such a shame they taken out of service far too early.
Still there good kits released of this classic British aircraft and Kinetics' 1/48th Sea Harrier FA.2 is a very good kit eventually. End prod[...]
I have been an Airfix fan for many years and in recent times their new moulds just keep tempting me to buy and build.
The Harrier kits are excellent, well detailed and an enjoyable build.