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1969 F-4E Phantom II Thunderbird; Hasegawa 1/72

Hi fellow modellers, Proceeding my Thunderbird series, I post a quite old build that I’ve missed before. The Phantom II F-4E Hope you like, The Thunderbirds started the 1969 training season still in the F-100Ds, but in the spring of that yea[...]

General Dynamics F 16A, 81-0679 / 6 Thunderbirds aerobatic team, USAF, Nellis AFB 1990,

1/72 Hasegawa with Italeri VS, built 2009 to 2010, finished in C212 and Humbrol enamels with Future over Italeri decals, flown by Capt Mike "Mo" Beale / solo.

T-38A Talon ‘USAF Thunderbirds 1974 – 1981’ Hasegawa 1/72

This is the T-38A Talon in USAF Thunderbirds dress from 1974 through 1981. The kit is Hasegawa's A17 T-38A Kit with instructions showing the kit is basically an F-5B with its leading wing edges trimmed back. The Decals used were Microscale 72-13[...]

Thunderbirds among themselves! The C-54D Skymaster as a support aircraft for the Thunderbirds.

A C-54 "Skymaster", military descendant of the elegant DC-4 passenger aircraft, is a highly elegant and breathtaking appearance in every way, of that there can be no doubt. The forms of the DC-4 are so timelessly valid that hardly any of the cou[...]

1980’s F-16A Thunderbird; Hasegawa 1/72

The USAF Air Demonstration Squadron ("Thunderbirds") is the air demonstration squadron of the United States Air Force (USAF. The Thunderbirds are assigned to the 57th Wing, and are based at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Created 68 years ago i[...]

Thunderbirds are go

These are my recently completed (with the exception of TB1 - still needs decals) of my TB-1 to TB-5 collection. These are IMAI kits. Still to get is the pink Rolls Royce as used by Parker and Lady Penelope. Paints used are a mixture of Vallejo M[...]

Ford Thunderbird (no, is that a Mustang lol) Tribute

Here's my Thunderbirds Tribute based on a specialty car Ford built. It's based off Revell's 1/24 prepainted 2014 Mustang GT. With a fun build in mind I decided not to do anything that would cause me to cut up the original plastic, only add thing[...]

1967 Thunderbirds F-100D Super Sabre – Italeri 1/72

on May 25, 1953, the Air Force’s official air demonstration team, designated the 3600th Air Demonstration Unit, was activated at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The unit adopted the name “Thunderbirds,” influenced in part by the strong Native A[...]

Tamiya’s 1/48 F-16 Thunderbird

Here is my build of Tamiya's F-16 Thunderbird. Kit went together beautifully as one would expect from Tamiya. The challenge with this one was the white paint, and the decals. Painting white, and trying to keep it clean was quite the pain. Th[...]

1953 F-84G Thunderbird – HobbyBoss 1/72

Hello fellow modellers, This is the first of a theme that I plan to build: aerobatic teams. Being one of the most emblematics, I had to begin with the Tunderbirds and their first plane. The kit is from HobbyBoss at 1:72 scale and it's almost OO[...]