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Forum: Jets September 8th, 2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 103
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Posted By strikeeagle48
Here's two for starters, 1986. ...

Here's two for starters,
1986.

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x262/strikeeagle48/3357347856_1669a81de8_b.jpg

Upper Heyford Open Day 1986.
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Forum: The Flightline August 7th, 2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,464
Posted By strikeeagle48
Thanks for the comments guys! Much...

Thanks for the comments guys! Much appreciated:thumbs-up:

@Jens, great minds think alike, i'm going to brush a few coats of future on the radome, "Miss Libertys" nose was always shiney. Also gotta...
Forum: The Flightline August 3rd, 2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,464
Posted By strikeeagle48
1/48 Academy F-111 F Aardvark "Miss Liberty"

This one seriously tested my Mo-Jo!!! 27 years in the waiting and four months to complete.

Kit- Academy 1/48 F-111 E Aardvark
Extras-Verlinden update set, Strike camera, compass sail, vents,...
Forum: The Workbench August 3rd, 2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,541
Posted By strikeeagle48
Finished!!

Calling this one done!

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x262/strikeeagle48/Academy%20F-111%20march%202012/P1040546.jpg

Thanks for looking more on Flighline.

Jon
Forum: Jets July 31st, 2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 69,920
Posted By strikeeagle48
Thanks for the info Mungo, it seems though that...

Thanks for the info Mungo, it seems though that you only get one per box, I need two, a bit expensive.

So if anyone has a couple of F-100's in the stash and they aren't using them?

Thanks
Jon
Forum: The Workbench July 30th, 2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,541
Posted By strikeeagle48
Thanks both, @Mungo, yes still...

Thanks both,

@Mungo, yes still brushpainting, the flat coat is from a rattlecan- Humbrol Matt Varnish no-49 I use the one for acrylic paint because I use future. Nice thin coats.

Still...
Forum: Jets July 30th, 2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 69,920
Posted By strikeeagle48
Anyone know where I can get a couple of SUU-21's...

Anyone know where I can get a couple of SUU-21's from? Or if anyone has some to trade? Got lots of goodies to swop.

Thanks
Jon
Forum: The Workbench July 29th, 2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,541
Posted By strikeeagle48
Getting very close now, flatcoated and weathered,...

Getting very close now, flatcoated and weathered, just final assembly left.

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x262/strikeeagle48/Academy%20F-111%20march%202012/F-11145.jpg
Forum: Jets July 24th, 2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,776
Posted By strikeeagle48
I got these, from 2009. ...

I got these, from 2009.

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x262/strikeeagle48/RIAT%202009/P1030280.jpg

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x262/strikeeagle48/RIAT%202009/P1030227.jpg

The side...
Forum: The Workbench July 17th, 2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,541
Posted By strikeeagle48
Thanks Whitey, yes painted with a paintbrush. An...

Thanks Whitey, yes painted with a paintbrush. An FB-111 in that scheme is on my radar too.

Finished the decals today, 99% Afterburner sheet only the noseart came from another sheet. I drybrushed...
Forum: The Workbench July 16th, 2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,541
Posted By strikeeagle48
Think I've found that mo-jo, ...

Think I've found that mo-jo,

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x262/strikeeagle48/Academy%20F-111%20march%202012/F-11140.jpg
...
Forum: The Workbench July 13th, 2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,541
Posted By strikeeagle48
Don't know if you've seen this before Mungo, see...

Don't know if you've seen this before Mungo, see if this works,
http://news.webshots.com/photo/2806776660105080458vskhNh

This is the only good picture of seen of the retirment art on 71-0889
...
Forum: The Workbench July 11th, 2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,541
Posted By strikeeagle48
Cheers Mungo, I knew you'd fill in the gaps for...

Cheers Mungo, I knew you'd fill in the gaps for me.
The second pic was taken at RAF Leuchars airshow end of Sept 1992, the last Varks left in Dec that year so that would cover the couple of months...
Forum: The Workbench July 11th, 2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,541
Posted By strikeeagle48
Mo-Jo's coming back!!!!! Sharpshooter, that...

Mo-Jo's coming back!!!!!
Sharpshooter, that made me laugh my ass off!!

Here's where I am now, finished painting and applied a coat of future.
...
Forum: The Workbench July 3rd, 2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,339
Posted By strikeeagle48
Now that is just beautiful work, looks amazing,...

Now that is just beautiful work, looks amazing, this is the level of detail i'm trying to get too.

Jon
Forum: The Workbench June 29th, 2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,541
Posted By strikeeagle48
http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x262/strikeeagl...

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x262/strikeeagle48/Academy%20F-111%20march%202012/F-11138.jpg

This is how things stand, the red discs are exhaust plugs.
Just got a lead on some more GBU-10's...
Forum: The Workbench June 28th, 2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,541
Posted By strikeeagle48
Thankyou Mr Vark, Black pylons it is then!! ...

Thankyou Mr Vark,

Black pylons it is then!!

I'm going with a training loadout of Paveway II- 2 GBU-12's, 2 GBU-10's or 4 GBU-10's and ALQ rear.:thumbs-up:

Fixed the rear door and added the...
Forum: The Workbench June 27th, 2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,541
Posted By strikeeagle48
That sounds like a nice training loadout Skull. ...

That sounds like a nice training loadout Skull.

Yes Heyford and Lakenheath Varks were regular Red Flag players.
I've only got two GBU-10's, two GBU-24's and three GBU-12's
Looks like I've got no...
Forum: The Workbench June 26th, 2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,541
Posted By strikeeagle48
You could be right about the loadouts mate, I saw...

You could be right about the loadouts mate, I saw a couple at Mildenhall Airfete with airshow loads, looked cool but I won't be doing that.

Thanks
Jon
Forum: The Workbench June 25th, 2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,541
Posted By strikeeagle48
A question, what colour were the pylons on an...

A question, what colour were the pylons on an F-111 F? I'm leaning towards dark green but wondered if anyone could confirm this for me?

Thankyou
Jon[/QUOTE]

Anyone?

Also thinking about...
Forum: The Workbench June 21st, 2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,541
Posted By strikeeagle48
Got the undersides painted last night, ...

Got the undersides painted last night,

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x262/strikeeagle48/Academy%20F-111%20march%202012/F-11137.jpg
...
Forum: The Workbench June 19th, 2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,541
Posted By strikeeagle48
I agree with you on the weathering, Miss...

I agree with you on the weathering, Miss Liberty's crew chief's must have been rightly proud to own her, whenever I saw her she was spotless and clean.
The SEA cam was handpainted with Xtracrylix,...
Forum: The Workbench June 17th, 2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,541
Posted By strikeeagle48
I think you guys might be right, here she is with...

I think you guys might be right, here she is with some paint on, still got some touching up to do. It looks alot better now, what do you think?:pray1:
...
Forum: The Flightline June 15th, 2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,100
Posted By strikeeagle48
Holy thread revival batman!! What did you use...

Holy thread revival batman!!
What did you use for your tan Geoff, looks fantastic, the Xtracrylix i'm using looks like caramel chocolate?!!!!

Cheers Jon
Forum: Jets June 15th, 2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 69,920
Posted By strikeeagle48
I'm at the painting stage of my Vark build, the...

I'm at the painting stage of my Vark build, the question I have is, which are the best paints to use, everyones Tan FS 10219 seems to be differing shades.
I'm using Xtracrylics and it doesn't look...
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