This is a Brazilian Air Force Mirage IIIE, in the air defense color scheme used back in the 90's. These machines were replaced by the Mirage 2000 which, in turn, will be replaced by swedish and locally built Grippens.
The kit is a nigh[...]
The kit is the Kinetic 1/48 with correct nose (Quickboost). I prefered to built a metal finish F-84. Maybe i should have read before the relevant note of Tom Cleaver on "modellingmadness.com" : « The plastic surface is very slightly pebbly, jus[...]
This is the new Kinetic kit built up as a Spanish Navy example. It’s a really nice model of an interesting subject. First off, the fit of the kit is superb with two exceptions. I used no putty or superglue as filler anywhere, only a tad of Mr.[...]
This is my latest (completed) effort.
It's the 1/32 Kinetic Hawk 100 series kit modified to a 76 squadron RAAF Hawk 127 LIF (Lead In Fighter trainer).
Whilst there is nothing inherently wrong with the kit it is definitely not a 127 as the destru[...]
This is a Hasegawa Polish Pratt powered Block 52 kit finished as a South Carolina Air National Guard “Wild Weasel”. I built it pretty much from the box with the exception of the following items added:
1.) Quickboost Aces II ejection seat.
Historical Snapshot: (From the Boeing Company Website)
In 1978, McDonnell Douglas and British Aerospace developed the T-45A Goshawk, a carrier-suitable version of the British Aerospace Hawk. The first Hawk, which flew Aug. 21, 1974, was establis[...]
Images created during 2018 Moson Model Show at the iModeler booth.
The Harrier, informally referred to as the Harrier Jump Jet, is a family of jet-powered attack aircraft capable of vertical/short takeoff and landing operations (V/STOL). Originally developed by UK manufacturer Hawker Siddeley in the 1960s, the [...]
One of the great British planes, sad to see it go. Did well in the Falklands.
I had started this build a few months before the stroke. I got tired of looking at it a decided to finish it after the ZM F-4J. The decals are from Syhart and I added a pic of the bottom before adding the flaps and landing gear.