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56 Sqn. English Electric F1A Lightning in foil


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Finished about 2 years ago this is one of my favorite aircraft.  Love the markings on this aircraft.

Trumpeter kit with some scratch detail in the pit and seat, Master Details USAF pilot with a little modification on the helmet.

Grocery store aluminum foil and Mircro-Scale Metal Foil Adhesive.

I like my aircraft flying by theway.  DSC_0017.jpgDSC_0020.jpgDSC_0019.jpgDSC_0023.jpgDSC_0026.jpgDSC_1518.jpgDSC_1520.jpgDSC_1519.jpgDSC_1521.jpgDSC_1523.jpgDSC_1525.jpg

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Thank You Gentlemen

                                            Kind Words most appreciated.

 

                                             I have taken a liking to BRITISH jets .............mostly   ............Spit ................Hurry.................Lanc......................Mossie..........on and on

                                             Not a big fan of Dark Gray/ Dark Green on jets..........................Desert    YEAH!!!!

                                          I prefer foiling a nmf  kit............................15 year experiment for nmf finish....................foil

 

                                           I like 'em  FLYING

jack

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That is quite exceptional...

 

I always love the story about the race to 50,000ft against an F-15, from Lankenheath I believe. The 'Yanks' were confident of victory in their latest hot-rod fighter against a '50's vintage cold war design, but the Lightning won and upon landing and the pulling of the drag chute, the RAF crew had the following message written on it to their US challengers...

 

UP YOURS YANKS!

 

Still the best performing fighter the RAF has ever had, and you've done her proud here!

 

Tom

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Thank You Tom

  

I have always liked British aircraft from Sopwith's Camel to todays Typhoon. I sort of lean towards "BLOWTORCHES"  and the Hunter and Lightning are my favorites.

 

When I built my Lightning I set the stand at the optimum climb angle for this" Homesick Angel", plus it takes up less room when she is on display.

 

And I love 56Sqn markings for the period.

 

Planning on a LTF F3, 11Sqn F6 and a T5 conversion 1/32........92Sqn F2A, and a T4 Pink Tail 1/48. already have 3 1/48 built          LOVE IT!

 

Jack

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