This build was the Airfix 1/48 scale kit of the Gloster Javelin FAW .9/9R. I used Eduard’s Photo etch set and the kit decals. The Javelin is a large aircraft so even in 1/48 scale it takes up some room.The kit is nice in fit and details. All the[...]
I'd like to present the Airfix Gloster Javelin FAW.9 1/72. I found this kit in my stash and with some free time on my hand decided to build it. A flawless build by the way - no problems at all.
Then came the painting and I got a little [...]
Here are a couple of 1/72 Gloster Javelin models that I made quite a few years ago. The Javelin has always appealed to me with its unusual shape of delta wing on a broad fuselage, and a second, smaller delta at the top of the fin. A very large a[...]
Having built the Airfix Canberra PR 9 & the Sea Vixen with a great deal of pleasure I was lucky enough to win this kit at our monthly IPMS raffle. I think the Javelin is Airfix's best yet. Fit of parts was perfect; no filler anywhere. Canopi[...]
You may have read the recent comments between Tom and me on his Jav posting, re maintaining classic aircraft in a difficult economic climate. At the former RAF base at Flixton, Norfolk, there is a Jav, Vixen, Meteor, Mig, and a host of periphera[...]
Gloster Aircraft, having developed and produced the only Allied jet aircraft to be operational during the war, the Gloster Meteor, sought to take advantage of its expertise, and responded to a 1947 Air Ministry requirement for a high-performance[...]