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This is five years old, but I only just found it on the tube. A search here failed to produce another similar post, so maybe everyone else missed it too? Anyway, If you grew up with the original Thunderbirds, then nothing else will do. And that is exactly what these people were trying to recreate.... Enjoy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eAR-LGk30I
I don't think anyone has mentioned this before. A 30 foot Thunderbird 3 replica* at Humberside airport. I spotted it today, I'd not previously been that close to the airport. It's quite impressive, especially if you didn't know it was there. Why it's there is another question! https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=humberside+airport+thunderbird+3&biw=1366&bih=589&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&sqi=2&ved=0ahUKEwiGqIrAgMPUAhVHL8AKHWnmDfkQsAQIKA * Given that the TV models weren't that big, is this strictly speaking a replica
Here is my finished build of Chuck Yeager's,, Bud Anderson and John Landers P-51D Mustangs I used Airfix P-51D, F51D and Tamiya's P-51D. This was my first attempt at a pin wash using a mixture of Windsor and Newton Burnt Umber and black oil paint heavily diluted with artists white spirit. I was very pleased with the result. The silver paint was tamiya titanium sprayed on top of humbrol primer. Sealed with a couple of coats of future. The combines effect of the silver and pinwash worked well giving a lived in metal effect with a realistic patina. I delibe
HI For a while I had the Tamiya 1/72 P-51D in my stash. It comes with markings for aircraft flown by Chuck Yeager (Glamorous Glennis III),Clarence Andersons (Old Crow which had white wall tyres) and John landers (Big Beautiful Doll). I bought two Airfix 1/72 P-51Ds and will use the three kits so I can build the aircraft of these famous aces. Yeagers & Landers aircraft will be built undercarriage up ( which I generally do) and Old Crow with gear down to show of those white wall tyres. As the airfix kits come with a flaps down and with tyres showing the e