This is Hasegawa’s SH-3H, converted to a -3G from HC-1 Westpac cruise in 1977, aboard my old ship the USS Coral Sea.
Reference photo from that cruise.
I used Belcher’s Bits resin sponsons, shortened the horizontal tailplane, covered [...]
The newish Airfix Sea Kings are really good kits and build well. Whilst they maybe lack a bit of rivet detail and appear a bit more smoother skinned that real Sea Kings, in 1/72 that a liveable issue.
One thing Airfix did not so well is [...]
This is the Heller's 1/72 Sea King of the Belgian Air Force SAR.
I purchased this oldie but goldie in the early 90s.
Few words about the kit:
No prominent fit issues and nice rivets on the fuselage, but comes with no interior details. [...]
As I've just got the new Airfix 1/72nd Westland Sea King HC.4 I thought I'd revisit my US Navy theme and show an earlier US Navy version.
Keeping with the grey and white era which I so fond of, this is Dragons SH-3D version. I enjoyed the [...]
I have been working on this concept for a year or two. What to do with all of those retired Sea King Helicopters. Fit the front cockpit to a new air frame and wire her up..
You wouldn't need to retrain most of the pilots to a new [...]
Los Angeles County Sheriff Sea King. Photo taken at La Verne airport in California.
My son and I worked on this Idea. The Sea King has recently been retired. But it saved scores of lives in service here in the Los Angeles area. The [...]
Well here is one warming up in the morning. I haven't seen anyone else model this
toy/kit. But after I bought one I just had to put some lipstick on her. This is the New Ray
Sky Pilot Sea King approximately 1/40 scale? closer to 1/35. [...]