On the 24th of February, 2015, at the Australian International Airshow, the Chief of Air Force Air Marshal Geoff Brown unveiled the ‘Worimi’ F/A-18A Hornet. It was commissioned by the Royal Australian Air Force to demonstrate its appreciation f[...]
With some time off work this week, I'm hoping to get caught up with a few older builds, starting with this Ok-ish Revell kit. This usually retails for just a bit over $20 USD, which is a pretty good deal in spite of the cumbersome build. This p[...]
This is the last of post WW 2 Felix rides, I hadn't really planned on doing it,not being a fan of the F/A-18, but when I saw the Two Bob decal sheet I changed my mind, I opted for the Italeri kit, being the cheapest that I could find, Our hob[...]
Although I consciously don't remember riding in this, it was the car my father had in the first couple of years of my existence. Not being able to afford new cars until his retirement, he would rely on used cars, maintaining them best he could[...]
Not totally finished yet, still need to add a matt varnish. Other than that, I'm calling my first model for 2021 done! A Hornet & Wolf British Desert Rat. This guy will most likely end up on a base with an M3 Grant.
This is an older build, that is totally out of the box. I know the flaws of the kit but all that aside I remember it as a generally satisfactory build and there is no mistaking what it is. The fit was generally good, and overall went together [...]
Hello to all,
This is my second airbrushed model. This time I tried to do some weathering, panel lines etc...Maybe it is too much weathered for my taste, but It was too late when I realized. But hey...I learn as I go.
The kit was from Academy in[...]
This is a "Classic Airframes" kit. I was somewhat shocked when I discovered that the fuselage was not mating up with their clear windscreen/canopy part.
I moved the one piece windscreen/canopy back to where the canopy would normally be open and[...]
This model represents F/A-18A A21-8, the first Hornet to be delivered to a RAAF combat squadron.
In August 1985, 2 Operational Conversion Unit (2OCU) commenced training Hornet pilots using the first four F/A-18B two-seater Hornets to be deliver[...]
1/72 Fujimi, I started this in 2015, finished in MM enamels with Future over Leading Edge decals which are not intended for Fujimi kit !! it has Quickboost seat with scratch built ASRAAM's and antennae, completed for the nose art group build, th[...]