I finished this today. Academy 1/72 F-8E. The model was painted with MRP paints. I added a resin ejection seat and wheels as well as a Master pitot tube. Markings are by Furball Aero-Design. The model depicts a F-8E of VF-101 "Satans Kittens" p[...]
Yet another kit that had languished on the shelf of doom- a hangar queen that was on pause for too long. I had always wanted to build a Mig17 in VPAF markings- and back in the day of collecting kits I saw this one as an opportunity. It was a sec[...]
It was done about 5 years ago. JJ-5 is developed from J-5 (the Chinese version of MiG-17) and played a great role in pilots' primary training.
Just in case you thought all I did was navy stuff. Some hot and cold war Migs. Mig 27 Hasegawa. Mig-21 Lindberg/imc. Mig -19 KP, Mig-17 Hasegawa. Mig-15UTI KP. SA-2 Flying telephone pole Gran' Ltd?
One note , You really can't tell but the [...]
Hello! So here is my Hobbycraft MiG-17. I bought this kit waaaay back in 1993 while I was in Virginia for AIT. I have been carrying it around with me ever since, and finally started it this past spring. If you can get this kit for free, or f[...]
This family of Russian aircraft includes the Mig-17, Mig-19 and Mig-21. They are all Trumpeter 1/32nd scale and are all finished with varying shades of Model Master "Buffable Metalizer" in the rattle cans, followed by a brushed-on coat of Future[...]
This was my first Hobby Boss kit. I started in earnest last fall and hit the first "snag" soon after. I had to repaint the seat several times to get the effect I wanted and stopped construction for several weeks. The I took up the gauntlet ag[...]
Here's one of my collection of US Navy MiG-killers, a 1/48 Hasegawa F-8E Crusader. I finished it in the markings of 'Nickel 103', an F-8E from VF-211 off USS Hancock, flown by Cmdr. Hal Marr. He shot down a MiG-17 on 12 June 1966, which was the [...]