S-3 Viking and Trumpeter E-50 with Heimdall turret

I’m still not happy with the join at the wing root so I’ve filled it again; Instead of using Mr Surfacer 1000 I’ve gone for the 500 grade stuff as it’s thicker so *hopefully* the join will disappear when sanded down.The E-50 has been touched up here and there and I’ve decided on utilising theContinue reading “S-3 Viking and Trumpeter E-50 with Heimdall turret”

Trumpeter E-50 with Heimdal turret

Many of my projects tend to stall due to one reason or another, usually boredom but the main reason with this one was the camo scheme as I did’nt really know where to go with it after it was done so it went onto the Shelf-Of-Doom. I did’nt want to repaint it totally so IContinue reading “Trumpeter E-50 with Heimdal turret”

S-3 Viking

Further to the mini-disaster with the port wing breaking away from the fuselage, the joint has been filled, sanded, sprayed with primer, filled again, sanded and finally resprayed with primer; And after all that there is STILL a bloody visible line in the joint so another rethink is required about carrying on with it. TheContinue reading “S-3 Viking”

S-3 Viking

Wow more progress! Today was spent fitting the engine pods to the wings, spraying the canopy interior with Tamiya X-19 Smoke (the real aircraft had quite a heavy tint) and making better fairings for the windscreen wipers.The engine pylons had the locating peg cut down substantially as the indents in the Wolfpack wings are veryContinue reading “S-3 Viking”

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