1/72 Hobby Boss, I replaced the exhausts with alloy tube and added some antennae, finished in Humbrol red 19 with Future over decals from the spares box, built 2012.
this time I have a little jet from the 50s for you. Sea Hawk Mk. 101, RB+259 from the "Marineflieger" of West-Germany 1957/58.
the 2nd plane as shown on one picture ist the very old Airfix version of this kit.
Originally, this aircraft s[...]
A review from 2007:
The Hawker Sea Hawk was the first completely successful British jet-powered carrier fighter. It was roughly equivalent to the U.S. Grumman F9F Panther, with which it shared a powerplant - the very successful Nene centrifuga[...]
I promised another series of older builds - here they are: the Novo Sea Hawk F.G.A 6, the ModelCraft Sea Vixen FAW.2, and the Premiere Sea Venom FAW 21.
Again, no seam filling or extra detailing. I did add a whip aerial to the Sea Venom, and I[...]
The Falcon Seahawk first came out in around 1988-89. This was done in 2003, using decals scaled up on an ALPS printer by a friend to do the seabird squadron marking of 899 Squadron with other decals from the dungeon. The kit itself is not easy[...]
Well by hook or by crook here is my rendition of the Hawker Seahawk,I was unable to do anything about the paint showing through on the Ace of diamonds squadron insignia and so just had to leave it alone figuring that it would look infinitely wor[...]
Hi all, I am finally reaching the end of my classic airframes Seahawk but as you can see the dark sea grey has shown through the ace of hearts insignia, I have considered carefully masking it of and painting in the white part but I am pretty sur[...]