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With the new Airfix kit out and the option of a cat launch pose oob (have a Fujimi kit and lots of resin in the stash for years for this project too...) What is the BM collective's opinion for suitable 1970 to 78 crew figures? Cant have it ready to shoot off the deck with no one on board!
Have today completed three McDonnell-Douglas F-4 Phantoms in 1/48th scale, I didn't set out to do this originally but it just happened that way. The first is a 1/48th scale Hasegawa kit P17, the Royal Air Force Phantom FG.1 which I discovered contained the extendable nose gear of the original Fleet Air Arm F-4K so I obtained a copy of the ancient Almark Decals sheet A48-1 'McDonnell-Douglas F-4K/RAF Phantom FG.1' and decided to construct VT867 as VL152 operated by FAA 767 Sqn. I love the yellow 'Iron Budgie' on the tail fin and might even have seen one of these in the air at the 1970 Yeovilto
Hi all, I can report it as finished. Some progress can be found at http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234965200-phantom-fg1-aka-f-4k-148/ . More pics are at http://www.kpmprosek.cz/v/panteri/mess/PhantomFG1 . Thanks for viewing. M.
This is the Hasegawa P17 1/48 British Phantom FG Mk.1 which I have put together as operated by 767 Sqn Fleet Air Arm. I have made a bit of a hash of the cockpit, I tried Eduard Zoom Photo Etch but didn't really get on with that. Now the cockpit seems to be too high in the aircraft and too far back and I think I messed up the initial build. As a result the pilot's seat rattles around in a large space but just fits under the canopy, the navigator's seat though sits far too high and tips forward. Every couple of months I think about finishing this beauty then it seems too difficult and she goes b