Falklands War theme builds:
British Harrier GR.3 by Mike Colvin
Out of the box build. Still needs to finish the decals
Argentine Navy Super Etendard by Andrew White
Used an Aires resin ejection seat
Argentine Navy Super Etendard by Jim Rotramel
OOB with custom decals. Represents the jet that launched the Exocet missile that sank the Atlantic Conqueror.
Harrier GR.3 by Jim Rotramel
Modeldecal markings and Airfix LGB's. Represents the jet that performed the only successful LGB delivery during the Falklands War.
Sea Harrier FRS.1 by Jim Rotramel
Configured with an end of conflict loadout with a single 1000lb bomb on the centerline.
Sea Harrier FRS.1 by Ken Kelly
OOB. Brush painted with Polly Scale paints, kit decals with the whites of the roundels painted out with blue.
Aeroclub propellor, scratchbuilt interior with true details resin seats. 0.015" steel wire rigging and kit decals
1/48 Accurate Miniatures
Mostly OOB, with a replacement tailwheel and scratchbuilt wingtop. A difficult build due to the poor resin cast upperwing and fuselage upper deck of the kit.
Vac-u-form kit. Replaced kit prop with one from a Monogram biplane kit. Engine is a resin copy of the MPM F3F-1 kit engine. Markings for VF-2 are from the scrap box. Rigging is 0.015" steel wire.
1/700 Revell of Germany
This is a 40 year old model that was rescued from the attic and rebuilt. The rebuild includes a scratch built hangar, catapult, rangefinders, masts, ships cranes, and Ar-196 floatplane. The hull was cut to turn it into a waterline model. The finish is hand painted Polly Scale paints.
1/700 Revell of Germany
Built OOB with minor enhancements. Brush painted with Polly Scale paints.
Built for a friend in the UK using Wolfpak flaps, KMC SUU-23 gun pod, and modified kit landing gear to show the aircraft in mid-retraction. Markings are Xtradecals representing a unit from the 81st TFW from RAF Bentwaters.
Mostly OOB except for the barrel and figures.
In Progress Builds:
Aluminum barrel, steel and copper tow cables, and stretched sprue antenna
OOB with the exception of the weapons stores.
Part of a 2 model in flight display.
Still working on decals
Converting to a civilian VIP transport
VF-102 ca 1992
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