OK, it arrived a week ago today, and as soon as I opened the box, I saw that once again I could resist everything but temptation. It really was a "weekender," completed Monday afternoon.
Hawker Aircraft came late to jet aircraft, and[...]
The mail man just left a big box on the front porch, which contained among other items the new Airfix 1.48 Hunter F. Mk. 6.
There's lots of pix of what's in the box to be found on the net, so I'm not doing that here.
It's totally New Airfix. T[...]
Had a crack at the limited edition Academy 1/48th scale Hawker Hunter release over the weekend... didn't really like the schemes out of the box and have been wanting to do an Empire Test Pilot School (ETPS) 'Rasberry Ripple' scheme on a[...]
Hot on the heels of their Blenheim Mk.IF (reviewed here), Airfix just released another classic British aircraft – and arguably one of the most beautiful jet fighters ever designed.
The kit comes in the usual Airfix-style box and contains
Lovely little kit of the Hawker Hunter by Revell. I used the Xtradecal sheet for a Saudi Hunter for something a little different. Please forgive the poor photography, I am working on it!! Hope you like it,
Reporting live from Telford: In 1/48 scale, Airfix has been presenting a new 1/48 scale Hawker Hunter F.6 and the long-awaited 1/48 Bristol Blenheim Mk. I.
Both kits are completely ready and scheduled for release already this month.
I think the Hawker Hunter is one of the most esthetically pleasing aircraft ever to fly. I've made Revell's 1/32, 1/72, and, now 1/144 Hunters. I have to say I like this 1/144 kit the best. If I can find a 1/144 Hunter decal sheet, I'd make a b[...]
1/72 Revell, I modified a few things, wing leading edge and panel lines, rear fuselage, copper wire ejector handles, canopy open, added intake covers, finished in Revell and MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over Flying Colors Aerodecals.
1/72 Revell, almost OOB, I replaced ejection handles with copper wire, removed molded instrument detail, added intake covers and have canopy open as it doesn't fit properly closed, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat ove[...]
Built for 'Micro Modelling Month' over at www.modelersalliance.com - an annual GB/Campaign to build any model in one of the smaller scales.
As I have four of these kits on the shelf, I thought it was time to build another Hawker Hunter, but thi[...]