Tag: Modern

On the Bench

WIP : Lockheed Martin F-16A ADF ‘AMI’ Pt.1

I previously previewed this, decided to just try to quickly build one (yeah right). This will be the F-16A ADF (Air Defense Fighter) from the Italian Air Force (AMI – Aeronautica Militare Italiana). As of 2011, the AMI operates 27 ADFs in an air defence mission. The Hasegawa kit is from the 1980s and it’s …...

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Previews

Preview : 1/72 Hasegawa F-16A/ADF ‘Italian Air Force Special’ Combo

Kit Info Manufacturer: Hasegawa Scale: 1/72 Media: Injection + PE Parts: 150 (75 x 2) Price: IDR 308,000 (est. USD 35) The Subject The Lockheed Martin (was General Dynamics) F-16 Fighting Falcon is one of the most produced combat aircraft in the world today. Originally designed as lightweight day fighter, it has evolved into an …...

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Completed Works

Completed : Hasegawa 1/48 Lockheed Martin F-16C ‘414th CTS’

The Subject The Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon (originally developed by General Dynamics) is a multirole jet fighter. It currently serves in no less than 25 nations, with over 4,400 aircraft built. Commonly known as the ‘Viper’, it features innovations including a frameless, bubble canopy for better visibility,...

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Previews

Preview : 1/48 MAW Decals Late Lot Hornet Nose

Kit Info Manufacturer: MAW Decals Scale: 1/48 Media: Resin Parts: 6 Price: US$17.99 The Subject The F/A-18 Hornet has been in service with the US Navy and US Marines for more than 2 decades. Through the years, its capabilities have been refined and upgraded to meet with new mission requirements. Most of these upgrades are …...

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On the Bench

WIP : Hasegawa 1/48 F-16C 414th CTS Pt.3

Crap. It’s been almost 3 months since I did anything else to this build. Today, I finally got around fixing the demarcation lines. And boy did I have a ‘great’ time doing it. First I used blutack to mask all over the kit. And ended up not doing anything to it for 3 weekends. And …...

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On the Bench

WIP : Hasegawa 1/48 F-16C 414th CTS Pt.2

I say. This project has been ongoing (mostly off) for almost 3 years! Who would have thunk. Time sure flies. Anyhow, before I get bitched to death by my friends who know about this project, I decided I really have to finish this one. So anyhow, I still don’t have a proper workdesk, but I …...

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Previews

Preview : 1/48 Wolfpack Design F-5E Tiger II Update set

Kit Info Manufacturer: Wolfpack Design Scale: 1/48 Media: Resin Parts: 10 Price: US$20.00 The Subject The Northrop F-5E Tiger II is one of the most widely used light supersonic fighter aircraft in the world. First introduced in the 1960s, there are currently hundreds still being fielded by numerous air forces. The Tiger II is an …...

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Preview : 1/72 Italeri Mirage 2000D

Kit Info Manufacturer: Italeri Scale: 1/72 Media: Injection Parts: 58 Price: Rp. 110,000 (est. US$11.00) The Subject The Mirage 2000D is a variant of the Mirage 2000 tasked with conventional strike missions. It is a modification of the Mirage 2000N, which is tasked with nuclear strike missions. A total of 86 units were built and …...

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Previews

Preview: 1/72 Hasegawa Grumman F-14D Tomcat ‘VF-101 Grim Reapers’

Kit Info Manufacturer: Hasegawa Scale: 1/72 Media: Injection Parts: 197 Price: Rp. 285,000 (est. US$31.00) The Subject The Grumman F-14D is the final version of the Tomcat. It is at home in both air-to-air and air-to-ground missions and is considered the most versatile platform in the US Navy arsenal. Primary differences between the D...

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On the Bench

WIP : Hasegawa 1/48 F-16C 414th CTS Pt.1

This kit is part of the ‘US Aggressors groupbuild’. Construction went on quite straightforward although there are some problems here and there. Nothing that putty couldn’t fix though. One particularly annoying part is that I have to putty off the holes under the wings meant for underwing stores. Obviously if I was...

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