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Douglas A-4F Skyhawk

by Bernhard Schrock

 

Douglas A-4F Skyhawk

 


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Description

 

Here is another U.S. aggressor, the Douglas A-4F Skyhawk in 1/48 scale from Monogram.

Many years before Hasegawa released its Skyhawk, I had an "aggressor phase". After the completing the Hornet and a black F-5E it was the Skyhawk's turn. Many photos of my chosen subject from all angles were found in my reference books. This is an A-4F of VA-127 with the number 154190.

 



The few differences between my A-4F and the A-4E, such as the missing antennas under the fuselage, spoilers at the top of the wings and the additional tank with a flat end were added. However, my joy because of the decal sheet from Microscale was short - all the colors of the decals were wrong in comparison with the photos.

I therefore had to airbrush all elements or make new ones. After two weeks of hard work in the cellar with the airbrush the model was ready.

 

 

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Text and Images Copyright 2002 by Bernhard Schrock
Page Created 21 August, 2002
Last Updated 20 August, 2002

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