I finished this one in September of this year and it wasn't without its challenges. Lots of ill-fitting parts and inaccuracies- some that were fixable, some not. I used an Aires cockpit and wheel wells. The cockpit did not fit very well and requ[...]
This was a difficult kit to put together well, especially to get the wheels and air brake retracted. The way Fujimi designed this kit it was very fragile and weird breakout of parts. Unfortunately, I've got 2 more old Fujimi AV-8's in my stash!
Hi guys, here is my latest work, Harrier Plus from Hasegawa.The model completed with Aires cockpit, Aires wheels bay, Eduard PE.All comments are welcomed.
PS: In case you wonder, the fit of Aires cockpit is ok but not for the front wheelbays.
The recent beautiful 1/24 Harrier builds made me dig back and think I should post my own Harrier build of a few years ago. I built this for a friend's father who flew them with the RAF (among his many other duties). I wrote this up for Modelin[...]
Here's the latest. Airfix's recent Harrier GR.9 converted to a GR.5. Nose is from Quickboost. Pilot is from PJ Productions. Thousand pounders from the Revell Tornado, Sidewinders from the Hasegawa weapons set. Painted with Mr Color, decals are a[...]
So here's this week's model. It's the Airfix kit. Problem free build. The pilot is from PJ Productions and the bombs are from the Revell Tornado GR.1 kit. I used some plastic card and superglue to correct the tip of the tail (Kit tail has a GR.1[...]
New tool 1/72nd scale kit built straight from the box, finished with the marking from the beginner set. Publicity model for Airfix
Airfix continues the march of turning out industry-standard kits that are economically sound, providing the modeler with the most enjoyment for their hard-earned money. Their most recent release is the Hawker-Siddeley Harrier GR.1.
Yes, we do jets too ! An aftermarket set of decals and a lttle different.paint job, and a very basic kit, made for an interesting addition to my Harrier collection.
One of my favourite aircraft, the Sea Harrier; however the only kits in 1/48 are a bit dated, with raised panel lines & pretty much lacking in general detail. Since I rarely use after market products I resolved to fix the shortcomings myself[...]