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Douglas F4D Skyray

Douglas F4D-1 SkyrayTamiya 1/48

I'd like to share my most recent completed build, which is another US jet from the 1950s. As you know from the heading, this is the Tamiya F4D-1 Skyray, also affectionately nicknamed the "Ford", a play on the F-four-D moniker. [...]

1/72 Tamiya F4D-1 Skyray

I am calling this one done. 1/72 Tamiya F4D-1 Skyray. Painted with MRP paints. Its OOB with the exception of added seatbelts. Markings are from Starfighter Decals and depict a aircraft from VF-141 the "Iron Angels" aboard USS [...]

F-4D Skyray NOTS, China Lake, 1/72 Airfix/MPC

Project Pilot conducted by Naval Ordinance Test Center{N.O.T.S.} in 1958, nick named NOTSNIK, was an attempt to air launch a satellite via rocket from a F-4D Skyray. Although there were several launches, none are believed to have really [...]

1/72 scale “skyray. “

I forgot who made this kit for sale. Its' been 18 years since I put it together and I don't think I had any building problems. These 5 photos are all that I have of the jet. I was informed at a IPMS/USA San Jose, California monthly club [...]

Fast Ford- Tamiya 1/72 F4D-1 Skyray

Hi all, Wow how the world has changed since I last posted on here! Hope this finds everyone safe and healthy. Anyway, here is my latest build. The masterful super kit by Tamiya of the Douglas F4D-1 Skyray, in 1/72. I choose to paint mine [...]

Review: 2019 IN REVIEW-A Year and an end to a Decade

So after several attempts finally got it too post. So lets end 2019. It was rather an ambitious plan to build at least 12 models several in Group Builds others just to add variety and planned before any GB's. I was able to actually [...]

A “Ford” I Like

We all run into those kits that for one reason or another turns into a challenge to complete and takes much longer than anticipated. Well this one turned out to be one of those for me. I won’t bore you with the details except to say [...]

Douglas F4D-1 Skyray – Tamiya 1/72

Hi everybody, I'm Mattia from Rome, Italy, I want to start my experience on with my little Ford ended last October, the aircraft is made in flight with a pilot from PJ production modified with a different helmet, then I used a [...]

1/48 Tamiya F4D Skyray VF-74

First build for 2018. I would have had on e finished back in December of 2017 but it was scraped back to some major issues i had. This is OOB except for the Furball decals. Model finished with Tamiya paints and Mig washes . Hope you all [...]

Tamiya 1/48 F4D-1 Skyray

It's hard to believe this kit has now been out for 18 years. The Douglas F4D-1 Skyray was the first Navy fighter capable of that could exceed Mach 1 in level flight. It was the first carrier-based fighter to hold the world's absolute [...]