The Skyshark Database at iModeler

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XA2D-1 Skyshark – monster figher that failed (ClearProp 1:48)

It is big bird, looking either elegant and weird. It was planned as turboprop-powered heavy attack fighter for US Navy carrier decks in 1950s. However, Navy did not allowed the plane to operate due to troublesome power unit and due to its [...]

Dynavector 1/48 XA2D-1 Skyshark

Why I am not standing in line for the new kit, good as I hear it is. History By the end of the Second World War, with operational analysis demonstrating that Navy fighter squadrons had protected the carrier-based strike aircraft so well [...]

1/72 Anigrand A2D SkyShark

The A2D Sky Shark was originally designed to be a turboprop powered contra rotating propeller equipped reply to the short range and low thrust of early jets based on a requirement for an attack plane able to fly off escort carriers. [...]

Building The 48th Scale SKYSHARK Outside The Box

Years ago I built the old Allen kit of the SKYSHARK in the dark blue scheme. I let a friend talk me out of it, so when I ran across the Dynavector 48th scale kit some time ago, I snapped it up as a replacement. The Dynavector kit is a [...]