The Viet Nam Database at iModeler

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A Phantom revisited

Several years ago, I built a 1/48 F-4 Phantom for my good friend Wally, whose dad, Major Tommy Ray Warren, served as a Stormy FAC in Viet Nam. Major Warren lost his life in this aircraft, 66-8820, in January 1970 after being hit by ground [...]

F8F-1B Bearcat, VNAF 1st FS 1963

When I bought this kit, I was really dissapointed. Really poor in everything. I was almost convinced to put it into trash bin. But then I saw some works of one guy, who built really old fashioned and really really poor kits so nicely that [...]

M551 Sheridan, from Tamiya, 1/35

M551 Sheridan from Tamiya, 1/35. Is building directly from the box, with some scratch. The painting is from Vallejo's acrylics. For wethering I used washes of AK and pigments from Casttle Art and AK.

Need help for an early F-4C…

I had built a couple of F-4Ds in SEA scheme thinking it was what my dad flew in Viet Nam. I think he actually remembered it that way, and told me he flew the D there. I realized once I secured his pilot logs that he actually flew the C, [...]