I've about finished selling these old slides of my dads, so thought I'd start posting some of these pics in a series. Dad flew with a camera frequently and took some great air-to-air photos (as well as some stuff on the ground). I just finished[...]
So here's my just completed Trumpeter 1:48 'Hun'. What a kit !!, simply fell together with almost no input from me. Only additions are a Quickboost seat and Eduard pre-painted etch set for the pit - neither of which are actually 'need[...]
Hello friends, this is one of my older builds from 2014...I like the Sabre very much, also the colorful markings on those old birds. It must have been like riding a bullett when flying with it - can only imagine that ;-)
The Kit was fantastic to[...]
Fresh off the bench is my latest, the North American F-100D Super Sabre, a Trumpeter 1/48 scale kit.
I didn't start out to build models of jets, but this my 3rd one now, so I guess they are pretty fun too.
The kit offers 4 marking schemes, two[...]
this is the Trumpeter F-100C kit which I built some 3 years ago. I had absolutely no trouble with it apart from a little bit of fettling around the air intake. Finish is Alclad & decals by Xtra Decals. The weathering is very conservative but[...]
This is Monogram's classic Super Sabre in 1/48 scale. It is typical 70's and 80's Monogram with raised panel detail and good detail ie. open gun bay ammo chute, open speed brake and raised cockpit details.
This model represents an F-100 D from [...]
TuAF F-100C has landed. You can see the building process from Work in progress section.
This F-100F Super Sabre from Italeri was originaly mentioned to be built as just-for-fun kit. I wanted to test new Alclad II colors, which I never used before. I also wanted to build airplane with NMF. Therefore I bought this one in second hand,[...]
This Super Sabre was built as a commission for a client in Australia. It is covered with various types of aluminum skin as per the the real aircraft. It was built well before the currently plastic offering was released. It features a full cockpi[...]
North American first began thinking about making a supersonic fighter in 1948. There were two ways to go at the time: a very big fighter powered by a very big engine, or Something Else, something only dimly seen at the time. Being at that time[...]