What an absolute joy of a kit.
Some lovely slide moulded parts and great fit.
The Cockpit is for another Vampire variant but as virtually nothing can be seen, I just went with it.
Any issues were of my own making but mainly managing to [...]
1/72 Airfix, FB 5 kit modified, finished for the DH 100 GB more pic's and details there, painted in MM 1781 with Pledge over kit and other decals.
This my 1/48 Hobbycraft de Havilland Vampire FB52, Iraq, 1955, built for the de Havilland Aircraft Company 100 years Group Build.
The Vampire is a British jet fighter which was developed and manufactured by the de Havilland [...]
Airfix's new mould Vampire trainer, built OOB with kit decals. Very nice little kit needing only a little filler around the intakes (As usual!). Dayglo is from Model Master (Testor's).
From a few years ago here’s my 1/72 Airfix De Havilland Vampire T. 11. At the time I made this one I had done a couple of the “new Airfix” kits and was very much enjoying them. I picked this one up as an impulse buy and found it to [...]
1/72 Heller, my first Vampire, I modified and replaced a few things, finished in enamels, MM 1781 with Tamiya X22 over Airfix and spare Aussie decals.
Well here's a thing, I finished an Airfix Vampire too !
Built for the RNZAF 80th Anniversary GB over at Kiwi Modeller, the Airfix T.11/T.55 is quite simply a delight. Construction is virtually vice-free with only a 'smear' of putty here [...]
1/72 Airfix, my second Vampire, I modified and replaced a few things, finished in Tamiya and MM enamels with Future and Matt Cote or Micro flat over kit and spare Aussie decals.