The meaning of the type designation "Safir" should appear to me in the course of this project more and more suitable for this small model. Translated from Swedish it means "sapphire", so I learned to appreciate the seventy-two times miniaturisat[...]
Bonjour chers imodelers, This is my rendition of the Saab J 35 Draken, under the colours of the Austrian Air Force in 2003. The model is the one from Eduard/Hasegawa with photo-etched parts, resin parts, adhesive masks and Cartograf decals. I j[...]
Just finished my Viggen This is a Tarangus Kit . Very nice, Only added A resin seat from CMK. Painted with Modelmaster paints and did some highlights and and fade also used pencil on panel lines. Please enjoy the photos.
This is F-Toys gashapon kit, stripped of the paint and repainted using Vallejo and Hataka Blue Line paints. It also served as test article for prototyping the PE set (see Shelf Oddity stuff). F-Toys kits are absolute gems. I've seen many of th[...]
[21Nov2018] Build update: As the 1971 decals weren't tip-top shape, I had to make my own. The tail ones were missing and I put them yesterday. Now she seems like the depicted prototype. Hi, Another vintage kit (1971)... The plane depicted h[...]
One of the planes from the First Jets Era. J-21R was a jet-powered version of a J-21 propeller plane, designed in Sweden by Saab during WWII. A short-run kit in 1/72 scale by Special Hobby. It also has some resin and photo-etched parts. Kit pa[...]
Many years ago I fell in love with Saab, both aircraft and cars. In September 1974 I flew from Beale AFB to Farnborough in England, in the C-141 support aircraft, as an Air Force artist covering the Lockheed SR-71 record breaking flight from New[...]