This is the Frog kit #F409 of the DH110 Sea Vixen FAW.2 and was built as part of de Havilland 100 Years Group Build. Thanks to Erik Gjørup (@airbum) for starting the DH GB as there are some great kits being built. The kit was initially release [...]
For your delectation and delight I bring you my build of the.... Ahem.... accurate Trumpeter Sea Vixen OOB except fot some tape belts and of course Decals from XtraDecal as the kits ones were very wrong.
I got this kit from a well kn[...]
uh this one took a while... but it is now done after 5 lazy years ! actually got the b24 after this one and I finished the b24 2 years ago.
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[...]
This is my just completed Airfix Sea Vixen. I started it about a year ago, but put it aside because I didn't like the weak pylon attachments that Airfix provides. I really didn't want to screw this one up. Some CA and accelerator helped me o[...]
A nice counterpoint to the Javelin.
In 1947, the Royal Navy promulgated a specification for a fleet defense fighter at the same time that the RAF issued a similar requirement. De Havilland viewed the requirements as being so similar that a sing[...]
Another 1/48 Airfix 'Fighter All Weather' representative, on the back of Tom's recent Jav post.
No photos of the cockpit areas. Although detailed, they are truely 'coal holes' and not supportive of pretty pictures.
Having cut my plactic modelling teeth on Airfix, I am delighted to see them coming back strongly with a whole range of superb models. As something different from a diet of F-15s, 16s, 18s, F-4s, Mustangs & Messerschmitts (which I love - trul[...]