Always loved the early jets, especially the F-80/T-33 family of jets from the famed Kelly Johnson's SKunk Works team and facility. So when a customer requested a T-33 build I was happy to oblige! When I asked the reason he wanted this particul[...]
My last build was an extensive reworking and upgrading of the 1/48 Monogram F-8E Crusader. The kit fought me the entire time, plus I made a lot of frustrating mistakes. So this time, I wanted a quick, relaxing, trouble-free build, before moving [...]
This is the Academy 48 scale T-33 finished in markings for the 125th FIS based at Jacksonville International Airport in Jax FL (my hometown). Used the awesome Caracal decals and True Details seats.
This my T-33 converted to look like a Navy TV-2 that was at Aviation H.S. in N.Y.C. back in the 1970's. as a mechanic trainer. I took a few naps while in my senior year in the front seat.
Decals are from the spares box. Straight out of the box[...]
= LOCKHEED T-33A -Lo, the Yugoslav Air Force
No: 10016/16 in the middle 1954.
Company: HOBBYCRAFT CANADA, scale 1/48
Used Accessories: Airwaves, True Details, Built.
Painted with colors: XTRACOLOR, WHITE ENSIGN.
It is built to order for the c[...]
Just completed this Academy kit OOB for a Gatormodelers display of Florida aircraft
that will be in the main library for the month of November here in Gainesville Florida.
One of the most well-known jet fighters and trainers in the history of [...]