This was one of three F-100Fs utilized as Chase aircraft early on in the X-15 program at Edwards AFB. Flying Chase -1, it would take off with the NB-52 and fly formation during the climb out and cruise to the launch lake. The chase pilot would v[...]
This is Atlantis models reissue of the old Revell 1/174 kit. Not to much detail, there never was, but they did provide two types of stands and improved the decals. You can also choose to use the external fuel tanks for a SAC version, ala Dr. S[...]
This is my debut on iModeler: the North American X-15-1, by Dragon and me. This is also the first time I strayed form 1/72 scale. Not the last one.
The model represents first produced (second flying) X-15 in its earliest stage of life. This off[...]
At the end of the year I again built a christmas model; I fortunate enough that the people around me not just tolerate my passion but it seems they actually like my little stuffs - so I occasionly build models as gifts for them. This ide[...]
Dear Modeling Friends,
enclosed a few pics from my recently finished project, the X-15 Rocket Plane No. 66671 from Special Hobby.
Building this (resin) kit was a nightmare, but after the paint-job and applied Decals I was convinced that this wil[...]
1/72 Monogram, I shortened the fuselage and removed some things to convert the kit back to the original X15, hinged the rudder and elevators also scribed the panel lines, finished in Revell and MM enamels with Future and Xtracrylix flat over kit[...]
This is Revells/Monograms 1/72 X-15 A2 ,with a little friend, the X-15 from the old B-52 1/174 scale kit of the sixties,[ the B-52 is long gone] the A2 came with a mold defect in left tail which required some filler and sheet insert. the deca[...]
I ran out of time to enter a club contest for anything that flew in space, so this was a one week build to have something to enter.
This model represents the X-15A-2 that was rebuilt from the second X-15 that was nearly destroyed on November [...]