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Having finally completed the Academy 1/32nd Hornet and the Trumpeter 1/48th F-106 Delta Dart I decided to start 2 of the CMR Buccaneers (to be exact a few weeks ago). As some of you know I am the very privileged owner of XX894 which was painted for retirement as 020 on Ark Royal. I have therefore decided to build one of the Buccaneers as the real 020 on the deck waiting to go on the cat and the second one on the cat of Ark Royal. Major aspirations indeed! I originally bought the CMR RN Buccaneers when they first launched so these must have been gathering dust for around 6 years. I also ha
Thanks to everyone who has followed my WIP for this model. Well its finished at last. For those viewing this for the 1st time: This is the Airfix 1:48 kit, a challenge as many of you know. I have built this model to represent a specific aircraft flown during Red Flag 1977. The Buccaneer force astounded all our allies during this exercise. Not one was intercepted by any aircraft throught the time they were out there. The ultra low level flying astonished our allies and all the spectators. Thiswas an amazing show of flying skill in which this aircraft, the 'flying brick' was the only aircraft i