Italeri Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II ZM151/017 617 Sqn RAF/Lightning Force, HMS Queen Elizabeth – October 2019.
Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II ZM151/017 617 Sqn RAF/Lightning Force, HMS Queen Elizabeth – October 2019.
Orange Hobby 1:72 Lockheed Martin F-35C Lightning II VFA-147 “Argonauts” NH-407 s/n 169305. 3rd October 2018 This aircraft was the 1st F-35C to be assigned to an operational squadron. On 3rd October 2018 VFA-147 “Argonauts” announced they had received their 1st F-35C, delivered from Lockheed Martin 30 November 2016, 169305 was the 31st F-35C built […]
HobbyBoss 1:72 F-22A Raptor #80210 149th Fighter Squadron Virginia Air National Guard 12 March 2010.
HobbyBoss 1:72 F-22A Raptor #80210 12 March 2010. This is a straight out of box build with just an aftermarket decal sheet added. The HobbyBoss kit (80210) like so many of their products is a nice easy build with an end result that whilst not class leading, is still produces a nicely detailed […]
1:72 DoraWings Westland Lysander III(SD) built as T1508 of 138Sqn January 1942, Operation BERYL. Well the 1st part of my Lysander build is complete, just a few supporting bits to go before the final photoshoot. The swear jar is now full! The DoraWings kit produces a nicely detailed end product but the journey getting […]
1:72 Airfix MiG-17F Fresco-C (Shenyang J-5) VPAF 932nd Fighter Regiment, Tho Zuan, Vietnam, August 1969 flow by ace Le Hai.
1:72 Airfix MiG-17F Fresco-C (Shenyang J-5) VPAF 932nd Fighter Regiment, Tho Zuan, Vietnam, August 1969 flow by ace Le Hai. Le Hai claimed 6 victories during the Vietnam war (the US verified 2 of those, 2 F-4s) although for some reason Airfix have placed 7 stars on the nose of the aircraft. Probably copied […]
1:72 Fujimi F-35B BF-01 BF-01 was the initial F-35B off the production line and first flew on 11th June 2008, it achieved its first hover on 18th March 2010. It remains a test and development airframe retaining its distinctive tails colours to this day. Fujimi were very quick out of the gate with their […]
Airfix 1:72 Hawk T1A Red Arrows – 2018 #RAF100 livery This is Airfix’ nice little Hawk kit built pretty much out of the box with just a small correction to the nose gear doors, a brass pitot, canopy edging white lines and #RAF100 decals added. The kit was a nice little build as always, always good for a mojo […]
1:72 Hobbycraft F-86F-30-NA Sabre 52-4408. Lt J.K.James, Commander Queen Flight 36th FBS (Fighter Bomber Squadron), Suwon AFB Korea 1953.
1:72 Hobbycraft F-86F-30-NA Sabre 52-4408. Lt J.K.James, Commander Queen Flight 36th FBS (Fighter Bomber Squadron), Suwon AFB Korea 1953. The F-86 Sabre in Korea is better known (and more regularly modelled) as a MiG killer fighter, but it also played another important role in the Korean War; alongside units from the SAAF (South African Air […]
Tamiya 1:72 DH.98 Mosquito FB.VI built as HR241 VI-M of 169 (SD) Sqn, 100Gp RAF, RAF Little Snoring. November 1944.
Tamiya 1:72 DH.98 Mosquito FB.VI built as HR241 of 169 (SD) Sqn, 100Gp RAF, RAF Little Snoring. November 1944. The Aircraft HR241 was the 205th airframe from a batch of 500 Mosquito VIs placed on contract order 1680 and was built by Standard Motors, Coventry with Merlin 25 engines..This contract was delivered between 16th […]
1:72 Humbrol Bobcat Harrier T2 XW272, 20 Sqn RAF operated by 3 Sqn, 1970s The model is based the 1985 boxing of the Heller Bobcat T4 but backdated to the earlier T2 specification. The kit itself seems to have been developed as a T2 (although i can’t see any details about if it was ever […]