Yes, this is a starter kit, but, the fit is INCREDIBLE. Did this for a break from the Victory (which is slowly coming along)
No filler was required, and all paints used were by Vallejo. Decals went down well with "set" & [...]
Unlike the Gloster Meteor - which was always intended to be an operational fighter - the deHavilland Vampire began as an experimental aircraft, originally developed to specification E6/41, to test the deHavilland Halford H.1 [...]
So, my dad´s French at war theme is almost at the end now, this is the second last model...for now.
The new Airfix kit is neither really good nor really bad. The detail in some areas is nice, so are the open flaps options. A major issue [...]
This is my Armee de l'Air Revell 1/72 SE.535 Mistral.
The SE.535 Mistral (aka Vampire FB.53) was a licensed upgraded Vampire built by French SNCASE, basically utilizing a more powerful Rolls Royce Nene engine and a Martin [...]
1/48 Hobby Craft de Havilland Vampire NF10.
Just completed and it is an OOB build, no mods.
Panel lines highlighted using a soft pencil.
This is the brand new Airfix kit. It’s well engineered and fits great. I did trim the bottoms of the cockpit consoles to get a better fit between the upper and lower fuselage parts. One other thing to be aware of is that Airfix [...]
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.