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[...]
Hi all, 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[...]
1/72 Hasegawa, started early 2015, finished for the nose art group build, more details there, marked to celebrate 100 years of 1 Sqn.
This beauty's been sleeping in my stash for almost a year before it came her turn. I never liked single seater version, big bubble canopy on twin seater is what makes Hornets beutiful, but this came as second hand purchase for less than $35. Bea[...]
⚠️⚠️⚠️I'm not dead⚠️⚠️⚠️ Here is my last production. This is a 1/72 us carrier diorama. The prowler is from Hasegawa and the hornet from academy. I did the base with wood that I paint in black and create ground effects with pencil and oil paints[...]