Built OOB, finished in Testors and Tamiya acrylics.
I had planned on mounting bombs instead of rockets, for something a little different. However, I really didn't like the way the bombs ended up looking. I also left off the boarding step, as it [...]
It's hard to believe these cardoor and bubbletop Typhoons from Hasegawa are going on 15 years old, but the cardoor kit was released in the summer of 1998, with the bubbletop released that fall.
Traditionally, the hallmark of a successful aircra[...]
Hawker Typhoon Mk.IB
Airfix Kit No. A02041
72 gray parts
2 clear parts
2 marking options
Airfix kits seem to be getting a little better, and better, with each new release. Having said that, I’ve thought that after Hornsby resus[...]
Built for Normandy invasion nice old school kit
This is my latest build. The old Revell, 1:32, Hawker Typhoon Mk.1b.
Used the Techmod decals (the Revell ones were cr*p) and the vac-form Squadron bubbletop canopy. The aluminium Mark III rails and their SAP/HE 60 lbs rockets are scratchbuild,[...]
Here is my recently finished model. This is 1/48 Hasegawa Hawker Typhoon Mk.Ib finished with the markings of RAF No.198 Squadron.
Cockpit modified with some parts of CMK set and a seat from Ultracast .
Painting was done with Gunze Sangyo & T[...]