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OFFICIAL: Hanger Queen IV Campaign
phantom_phanatic309
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Posted: Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 10:55 AM UTC
Can I enter my unfinished Mosquito and Lightning from the Then and Now campaign?
RedwingNev
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Posted: Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 09:55 AM UTC
Absolutely!
Jessie_C
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British Columbia, Canada
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Posted: Friday, May 23, 2014 - 01:27 PM UTC
Speaking of Then and Now...


I need to glue on the main gear doors and make certain that the engines aren't going to drop off the wings and then it'll be done
Mcleod
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Posted: Friday, May 23, 2014 - 01:46 PM UTC
Really, a beautiful job on that 787, Jessica. As expected.

I'd rather fly Cessna 150 Airways than get on with that carrier, but, they do have pretty airplanes. Your model does them justice when they can't garner any for themselves.
woltersk
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Posted: Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 06:48 AM UTC
@Jessica--Yes, outstanding job! Will we be seeing shots of the undercarriage sometime soon?

Keith
Jessie_C
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Posted: Sunday, May 25, 2014 - 11:35 AM UTC
Okay, calling this one done




And for Keith


Moving on to Connie, I've got her basic paint done


Then a bit of basic black

And the first pass at the decals, still very wet here
md72
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Posted: Sunday, May 25, 2014 - 01:34 PM UTC
Nice, you might get me to try an airliner sooner rather than later.
MLD
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Vermont, United States
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Posted: Monday, May 26, 2014 - 11:08 AM UTC
Latest and not greatest off the shelf of shame..
cruddy ancient Hasegawa F15E with the abysmal foreward fuselage to main body joint.
Oh well, building wheels up for the classroom ceiling so the grey is sprayed and the gloss is curing. Next washes into those fine Hasegawa panel lines and 847 decals.

Mike
RedwingNev
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England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
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Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 06:03 AM UTC
The 787 is nice Jessie, but the Connie is even nicerer

Mike, is that the Hasegawa E that's really a D with different decals? Although if its hung from the ceiling it will take a super-spotter to know the difference
woltersk
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Posted: Friday, May 30, 2014 - 07:40 PM UTC
@Jessica--
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And for Keith

--Thanks Jess! For this old aircraft hydraulics troop it's nice to see the oft forget and frequently ignored landing gear.

The whole kit and finish came out great and the Connie is looking like it's following in its footsteps.

I'm hoping to start back up on the 1/32 F-16A after returning from a quick vacation. Looking forward to seeing more work from everyone.

Keith
Harry01
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Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 01:52 PM UTC
Hi everybody,

here is something I wanted to do for the Smurf-campaign when I got sick and everything stopped for quiet a while. Last month I re-awakened her and now I'm nearly done. She's a F-86F-30-NA Sabre in 1-144 scale and nearly finished.

MLD
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Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 05:09 AM UTC
While we all know it isn't terribly realistic, there is something about a modern jet with a full "Hasegawa, Two Bobs, Microscale" level stencil load.
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And I am still not done. Apparently there is very little surface you ARE allowed to step on or push on atop these birds.
Jessie_C
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Posted: Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 05:18 AM UTC
I have Connie almost fully dressed now. Time for props and wheels to finish her off
camogirl
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Posted: Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 07:53 AM UTC
Ive signed up for this campaign as have two kits I want to get finished before the end of this year and as I have finally got my model building enthusiasm back thought it would be a good idea to get some half done kits finished before starting anymore.

Kit 1 will be Tamiya's 1/48 Gekko which was an entry for the Nightfighters campaign a year or so ago but I gave up with modelling so it got put onto a top shelf to gather dust.

Kit 2 will be a 1/32 Hobbyboss Spitfire which was started for the Looney Toons campaign but it suffered the same fate as the Gekko.

Hopefully these 2 kits will finally be finished this year

phantom_phanatic309
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Posted: Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 09:00 AM UTC
Here's where my builds are currently at:
First off is the Revell Lightning F.6. I believe it to be rebox of an ancient Frog/Hasegawa kit. Despite the simple interior and raised panel lines, it's been a fairly trouble free build so far. The wings and fuselage are glued together and awaiting a clean up. I've also fitted in an Airwaves Etch cockpit and an ejector seat courtesy of the spares box.



And secondly the Ye Olde Airfix Mosquito NF.II/FB.VI/XVIII. The Mossie is much further along but was a pain in the ass in a few places. The undercarriage in particular is a devil to build neatly. Only needs some minor work and then its off to be painted.


Decals for both will come from the Xtradecals sheet for RAF 23 Sqn aircraft from 1940-90's. I also have a couple of sheets for the all important stenciling.
I'm determined to finish both.

Looking forward to seeing everyone else's builds.
Stephen
Harry01
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Posted: Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 04:34 AM UTC
Hi everybody,

I did the rest of the decals and planted a "pilot" into the cockpit, actually a 1:160 scale Preiser Railroad figure. Next will be closing the cockpit and a wash and some weathering. Then she'll be ready to lift off.


Jessie, that's a great looking Connie. Keep her coming.
Jessie_C
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Posted: Friday, June 27, 2014 - 02:35 PM UTC
Connie is all dressed and ready to party



camogirl
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England - North East, United Kingdom
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Posted: Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 11:53 PM UTC
Well the Gecko is making rapid progress engines attached, primed, pre shading done and a coat of alclad aluminum. Next will be part one of the salt chipping and main colours onto the kit. Then there will be a second salt chipping for the markings and codes to be airbrushed on. Beginning to wonder why I threw the towel in with this one in the first place its been a joy to work on.





Emeritus
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Uusimaa, Finland
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Posted: Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 10:45 AM UTC
Hi all!

With the summer and all, there's finally time to get some modeling done. Hopefully I'll get at least one hangar queen finished. Out of the half-dozen or so unfinished kits, I'll get going with MPMs 1:72 Defiant mk.I.

This is the state it's in at the moment:

Wings and fuselage assembled, with first round of puttyig and/or Surfacer done, most of the detail parts off the sprues. The only aftermarket parts I've got for the kit so far are brass MG barrels from Master.

Here's a couple of pics I took of the interior before I assembled the fuselage. I can't remember ever posting these anywhere before the build project stalled. Almost straight from the box, I only added a throttle lever and cut a hole in the rear wall for seatbelts made out of some left-over PE straps.



woltersk
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Posted: Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 03:54 PM UTC

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Connie is all dressed and ready to party


@Jess, Wot, no ventral shots of the landing gear?!
Just kiddin'. She looks good.

As do the rest of the builds coming along.

@Hans-Peter-- your tiny -86 had me fooled. I thought it was a much larger scale.

@Mike--that is a boatload of decals on your -15.

@Eatu--I had to look up what a Defiant was. Learned my new thing for the day.

@Sam--I had to remind myself what a Gecko was. Looking forward to seeing the paint job and weathering.

My F-16 is still on hold. But I did some 'research' this weekend at the Hill AFB Open House and Air Show. Lots of -16s on display, including the Thunderbirds!

Keith





nico37
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Indre-et-Loire, France
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Posted: Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 11:29 PM UTC
Hi all,

as i completly missed the "Club med" campaign dead line with my Reggiane Re-2000 GA, i come here with it !
I hope this kit fits the Hanga Queen Campaign rules, let me know.

I finished it the last week-end, so i can show all the pics right now.

Here is how i let it down in the "club med" campaign :




And here are some "in-progess" pics:






And the finished model pics:











Cheers
nico
Dragon164
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Posted: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 - 02:06 PM UTC
Nicolas,

Nice Camo!

Cheers Rob.
nico37
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Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2014 - 08:19 AM UTC

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Nicolas,

Nice Camo!

Cheers Rob.



Thanks a lot Rob



Cheers
nico
Harry01
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Posted: Monday, July 07, 2014 - 04:12 AM UTC
Hi Everybody,

after putting the rest of the decals on, a wash and a bit of weathering I call the F-86 in 1-144 done. She depicts a plane of the 335th FIW in Korea depicted on the front cover of Osprey's "F-96 Sabres of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing" by Warren Thompson. If anybody can name the pilot, I would be very happy. Thanks in advance.
And here some pics:











As I saw the large photos I thought, Oh my god, what a mess, you overdid everything, but in original size it doesn't look nearly as bad as in the photos. So, next time I'm doing such a tiny thing, i'll be more careful.

All the best, HP
RedwingNev
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Posted: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 - 11:20 PM UTC

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Hi all,

as i completly missed the "Club med" campaign dead line with my Reggiane Re-2000 GA, i come here with it !
I hope this kit fits the Hanga Queen Campaign rules, let me know.



Yes Nico, it fits the Hanger Queen rules exactly! Incredible camo there!

I see that you and Hans have both added you pics the gallery, so good job guys