My special field of interest are cold war jets in their colorfull unit markings. Today I want to show you one of those birds, Trumpeter's F-100 D "Super Sabre" in 1:32 scale. With a couple of corrections a nice "Hun" can be built of of that c[...]
Trumpeter 1/48 F-100D, S/N 63-000, Triple Zilch. This is one of the most iconic color schemes for the Super Sabre, and I know I won’t be the last to attempt it. This jet was the personal mount of USAF Col. Raymond F. Toliver, Commander of the 2[...]
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,[...]