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Cold War (1950-1974)
Discuss the aircraft modeling subjects during the Cold War period.
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1:48 Fairey Gannet
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United Kingdom
Joined: June 11, 2003
KitMaker: 17,445 posts
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Posted: Sunday, October 25, 2009 - 06:58 AM UTC

Welcome aboard to our newest member, Campbell Mcaulay (crookedmouth), who's dived straight in with a Full-Build Review of Classic Airframes' Fairey Gannet. Keep 'em coming Campbell!

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Moselle, France
Joined: May 15, 2005
KitMaker: 5,653 posts
AeroScale: 4,347 posts
Posted: Sunday, October 25, 2009 - 07:03 PM UTC
Hi Campbell,

Excellent review! Welcome to Aeroscale as well. What a great way to present yourself.

I can understand your frustration about such an expensive short run kit. However, these are often the only option if you want to build aircraft which aren't covered by more established manufacturers. Anyway, as you've said, there is a lot to learn from such builds so thank you for sharing your experience with us...

By the way, do you plan to put the model on a display stand?

England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
Joined: October 25, 2009
KitMaker: 2 posts
AeroScale: 1 posts
Posted: Sunday, October 25, 2009 - 08:12 PM UTC
Jean Luc - thanks for your comments.

No - I wasn't going to mount the model - it's hanging from my study ceiling with a Wyvern, Skyhawk and Skyraider. My wife hates them!