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Hook down, wheels up, ready to land! A small tribute to the late Captain Eric Winkle Brown RN and his exploits landing Sea Vampires wheels up on a rubber flexible aircraft carrier deck. Its an old FROG Vampire, with added hook and fairing, plus lowered flaps. I considered adding the missing vanes in the intake, but decided life is too short! The FROG kit is a lot better than my memory suggested with remarkably good fit in most places, plus I managed to get the tail booms reasonably straight and square, despite my h
First off, I was coerced into this build. It was not my fault and I didn't want to start it just yet. I realize I have too many projects going at once and it would be nice to complete one or two. But this is all Nigel's fault. The creator of AA and past purveyor of Antics is entirely to blame. I was innocently perusing some threads and came across his build of the 1/48 Dragon Me 163 Komet. In his thread, he stated he had purchased after market goodies that included a resin rocket engine. Since it was so pretty, it needed to be displayed and he innocently asked if anyone had any ideas a