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Hi all, The latest aircraft to roll off the production line is a Trumpeter 1/48 J-7B built as an F-7MB of the Bangladeshi Air Force. This was one of the most trouble free builds I have done and that is down to trumpeter's engineering as they have done a great job (I know they don't always) as I hardly used any filler and comes with a nicely detailed cockpit OOTB. I have built this as part of the ongoing 80's Front Line Asia GB which has some excellent work being done in it and still has 8 weeks to go so if you feel like joining in there is plenty of time left to get a build do
I had this idea of building a Chengdu F-7 of the Namibian Air Force for some time now. Seeing that a 1/72 scale F-7 does not seem to be on the horizon, the original plan was to convert an old Academy MiG-21 that is lying in my stash to the F-7. Problem is that that stash is some 1600 km away from me in the capital of Namibia. And unfortunately I don’t get many a chance to go home to my home town these days (Job, life, you know the story...). Then a local stationary store had one of these Academy kits in stock, and my wife convinced me to acquire it and start to do some model building again, af