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RA-5C Vigilante
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United Kingdom
Joined: June 11, 2003
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Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2006 - 11:25 PM UTC
In his first review for Aeroscale, Ross Mahoney takes a look at Trumpeter''s 1/72 scale kit of that all-time jet classic - the North American Vigilante.

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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
Joined: July 20, 2005
KitMaker: 216 posts
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Posted: Wednesday, September 06, 2006 - 12:20 AM UTC
A good review of a nice kit. I have one in my stash.

A few points. The kit depicts the late version of the RA-5C with the leading edge extension and straight intake sides. These Vigilantes were built between 1968 - 1970. The kit also includes a number of under wing stores: Electronic strobe lights for nocturnal missions, pairs of Mk-28 and Mk-43 nuclear "shapes".

Queensland, Australia
Joined: March 12, 2002
KitMaker: 837 posts
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Posted: Wednesday, September 06, 2006 - 03:17 PM UTC
Hi Rowan - Well we got there in the end with it. :-)

David - Cheers for that. I'm hoping someone does some nice decals for it eventually.