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Sword 1/72 RF-8A.

I've been wanting to do a recon F-8 forever, but the only way was to obtain a rare conversion kit, that usually is beyond my budget. Thanks to Sword for producing this kit and the later RF-8G.I finally get to do one so late in my modeling [...]

Review: Sword 1/72 Lightning T.4/5

Sword 1/48 Lightning T Mk.4

Swords 1/48 Lightning Mk.4 is a short run kit. Hence, a considerable amount of work is required by comparison to the standard injection kit, such as Airfix' Lightning. Nonetheless, after filling the large seams it looks equally good.

T2V-1 Seastar, US Marines El Toro 1962. 1/72 Sword

To make the TV-2[T-33] carrier suitable, Lockheed added an elevated instructor's seat,strenghened undercarriage, tail hook and catapult hookup and leading-edge flaps were improvements made to what became known as the T2V-1[T-1A] Seastar. [...]

1/72 Sword Models Fairey Gannet AEW.3

I built this one for a friend of mine, whose Dad actually built them as an aircraft engineer. I didn't expect much from it, but it's actually a really good little kit from Sword. The fit of the major parts is close to flawless. Really nice [...]

BAE Lightning T.Mk.4to the hell and back again

The kit is SWORD, 1:48, which was advertised to me as "beautiful kit, the last one in the shelf". OK, I always wanted to have this iconic fighter in my display, who does not want to build "beautiful" kit? I make the [...]

Sword 1/72 Avenger/Tarpon Mk.I

Another cracker of a kit from Sword. Yes there are slight fit issues but the detail is superb and it goes together with a little persuasion. Primed with Tamiya Neural Grey Painted with ColourCoats Dark Slate Grey, Extra Dark Sea Grey, Sky [...]

Sword 1/72 Fairey Gannet AEW.3

I thoroughly enjoyed this build. My second Sword kit and it went together really well. You need to take a little care but it's worth it. Primed with Tamiya Neutral Grey. Painted with ColourCoats Sky Type S, Extra Dark Sea Grey, FAA/RAF [...]

Pan Am Sikorsky S-43 “Baby Clipper”

Flight-19 Pearl Harbor 80th Anniversary Tribute Group Build: Witness Artifacts

Hi All, My contributions to the “FL-19, Pearl Harbor 80th Anniversary Tribute, Group Build” are based on two existing artifacts that were, so-called, “eyewitnesses” to the attack: FIRST BUILD: An icon to the attack on Pearl Harbor [...]