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PostSubject: Douglas A1h Skyraider   Wed Jan 14 2015, 06:25

The WIP on Tamiya's 48 scale U.S. Navy version Skyraider of the Vietnam War are this Attack aircraft, is finished in the Gunze range of Acrylic paints of Flat White on the lower surfaces and Light Grey on the upper surfaces, all panel lines were highlighted prior to the camo being applied.
This is kit #61058 which was the first of the Skyraider kits to be produced, the second kit is #61073 and is the USAF A1h Skyraider, of the Vietnam War.
The aircraft are identical in all parts, only the camo schemes are different.



Panel Highlighting.


Lower Surfaces.



Upper Surfaces and Bare Metal leading edges painted.


Windscreen and Anti Glare panel painted.

The inside of the main wheel wells are painted in Off White, for a worn look. The weapons hard points, main undercarriage have not been painted for fitted as yet.

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PostSubject: Re: Douglas A1h Skyraider   Fri Jan 23 2015, 15:29

More progress:
Decals applied to subject in 2 stages, the lightning bolt and hornet have been applied to the tail section. The Starboard wing decal cracked from the decal softner and can be repaired.





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PostSubject: Re: Douglas A1h Skyraider   Sun Feb 01 2015, 07:54

Progress to date and still a couple of weapons and other small parts too add, before application of the first Dullcoat and exhaust and oil stains.








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