The J2F Database at iModeler

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On land, on water… and on carrier decks! Grumman’s great J2F Duck

The Grumman J2F-5 Duck The end of the twenties and the beginning of the thirties produced a whole series of interesting aircraft designs, whose attraction from today's perspective lies in their character as technical hybrids. In those [...]

1/48 Glenco J2F-2 Grumman "Duck"

This is the Glenco 1/48 scale J2F-2 Grumman Duck representing VMF-2 that patrolled the Caribbean Ocean off the Virgin Islands. The Duck’s were used for patrolling areas and performing search and rescue of downed pilots. The kit had very [...]

1/52 Grumman J2F Duck

Not a water wing group build but my first attempt at building a bi-plane that just happened to be amphibian as well. First flown in 1933 this reliable old bird was sturdy and remained operational for over two decades. Argentina even used [...]

1/72 Grumman J2F-6 Duck

This is a build I did back in 2012. Although I really don't like doing bi-planes at my scale (mostly all that rigging!), I have always loved the Duck and wanted to build one. This is the old Airfix kit (see box shot), and I built this [...]

Airfix 1/72 Grumman J2F "Duck"

This is the OLD Airfix Duck, (OOB) I tried to keep it as simple a build as I could Before it was finished, I just wanted it over with, and it shows. I guess it was the victim of having too many things going at one time. Did I [...]