Small and highly aerodynamic, focusing on performance and a low cost of maintenance, smaller and simpler than its contemporaries, it is not surprising that the F-5 is quite a few times referred as “the F-16 f its time”.
Designed for a [...]
1/48th scale Airfix RCAF CT-155 Hawk by Don Weixl January 2022 Vernon BC Canada
For some reason I thought it was a good idea to build 3 BAe Hawks at the same time. My plan was to build a 1/72 Swiss Airforce Hawk, a 1/72 RCAF Hawk and [...]
My 1/72 scale model of the Royal Canadian Airforce (RCAF) CT-155 Hawk jet trainer was built using the Italeri BAE Hawk Series MK.100 kit. This kit has the necessary long nose and “new” wing compared to the older Hawk jets. A bit of [...]
An earlier build (early 1990s) and only photographed fairly recently at the Cameron Airport, the Testors 1/48 F-104A Starfighter is a very basic, simple old model. Originally, it was a Hawk release from 1957. I love these birds and [...]
My original plan was to build this kit to depict a Red Arrows aircraft. Somehow I lost the plot and ended up using the kit decals depicting a Swiss Airforce aircraft. I liked the red and white paint scheme set off with the Swiss cross [...]
Here's another of my old builds, a 1/48 Hawk P-51D that I made in 1989 for a club group build on Aces from New Jersey. "Dragon Wagon" (WR-Y) was flown by Capt. James E. Duffy Jr. from the 354th Fighter Squadron, 355th Fighter [...]
This is a kit bash of the old Hawk kit of their Spitfire Mk. 22 and using Heller's Spitfire Mk. XVI wings, interior and landing gears. The Hawk kit is an old kit from 1967 labeled as a Spitfire Mk. 22 but it is actually the prototype of [...]
Hello again, second article here, 1/72 aircraft. Please click my name for a short bio if you wanna know me a little better, and if you haven't already. I tried to go somewhat alphabetical. All 1/72 unless otherwise noted:
Airfix P-51B: [...]
My Airfix 1/48 Bae Hawk T.Mk1 done as the Bae Hawk T.Mk. 60/60As which was exported to Zimbabwe in the early 1980's.
Paints used are Dark Earth 29 (Humbrol spray can), Vallejo 70.893 U.S. Dark Green (brush painted) & Vallejo 70.989 Sky [...]