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Viggen Update

Viggen Update

My Viggen was judged the winner of the Baltics group build over on Cold War Model Making and Photos.  I’ve never had a model win something before, so it’s a little bit of a big deal.  Thanks to everyone who provided info, advice, and support on this build, especially the Vikings who wouldn’t let me put a foot wrong.

You can read more about the build here and here.

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Italeri 1/48 RAH-66 Comanche

Italeri 1/48 RAH-66 Comanche

Back around the turn of the millennium, I loved the PC flight sim Comanche 3.  This took you into the world of a helicopter that blended stealth and firepower, having to figure out the best way to approach various mission profiles.  It was great fun, and it made me really like the RAH-66 Comanche.

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Kitty Hawk Su-35 Build Review Part 2

Kitty Hawk Su-35 Build Review Part 2

Last time we left off having assembled the cockpit and built the landing gear bays.  This entry will deal with the fuselage: closing it up, assembling the engines, and the landing gear itself.  The next entry will cover the wings and weaponry, and then we’ll do a final write-up on the completed build.

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