It all started one evening when I stopped by a magazine shop at the railway station and bought a magazine about the Korean War. I read about Peter Carmichael's Sea Fury WJ232 and his kill on the jet-powered MiG-15. A couple of weeks later a Flee[...]
Since there is some kind of "glitch" at Modeling Madness (under repair I am told) I am posting this earlier than usual.
Had the Hawker Sea Fury arrived on the scene one year earlier than it did, its place in history would be assu[...]
This is the Fisher model and pattern 1/32 resin Sea Fury. It represents an aircraft of the Royal Australian Navy 724 Squadron, based at HMAS Albatross, Nowara, New South Wales. The Fisher Sea Fury is an absolutely fabulous model to build and to [...]
Had the Hawker Sea Fury arrived on the scene one year earlier than it did, its place in history would be assured by the outstanding combat record it would undoubtedly have achieved with the British Pacific Fleet in the final struggle[...]
Everyone who has built this kit knows how basic it is. My first attempt ended up in the standard paint scheme of the period (grey, duck egg, w/stripes). I bought this kit already started, The fuselage halves, including the prop, were glued to[...]
Following up on the previous article, the Sea Hawk's predecessor:
Had the Hawker Sea Fury arrived on the scene one year earlier than it did, its place in history would not be assured by its technical excellence but rather by the outstanding com[...]
I built this back in 2007. This 1/72 kit by Aki can stand close comparison with the magnificent 1/32 Fisher Sea Fury in terms of detail and production quality, which is remarkable when one considers this is done in the smaller scale. This kit fe[...]
I hadn't posted in a while, so thought I would post up the first "double build" I did - from a few years ago. These were about 5-6 years ago - before I started weathering and post shading, etc. Only real detailing was the exhaust and gun blast s[...]
Watch this link to see the video and story of a Sea Fury at an air display at R.N.A.S. Culdrose, England
Fisher Models 1/32 Sea Fury F.B.11. Done as Peter "Hoagy" Carmichael's airplane.
The Sea Fury's introduction to combat came in the fall of 1950 when 807 Squadron, operating from HMS "Theseus," joined Task Force 95, the Korean blockade force. [...]