Kittyhawk 1/48 Jaguar A

When I’m due to work nights, I stay up very late the night before to get into ‘nightshift mode’ so I usually do some modelling into the small hours until it’s time for bed. Tonight and seeing that the Airfix Mosquito is done and the Airfix Chipmunk is waiting to be painted, I thought IContinue reading “Kittyhawk 1/48 Jaguar A”

Kittyhawk 1/48 Jaguar A

I’ve been assembling the undercarriage legs and wheels and for the nose gear, I cut back the square location lugs a bit so that I could insert the gear leg into the wheel bay after the model has been painted. I also added a bit of detail to the leg such as hydraulic lines andContinue reading “Kittyhawk 1/48 Jaguar A”

Kittyhawk 1/48 Jaguar A

Not much to report this week due to work commitments but today I had some bench time so I filled the join line on the fin and rescribed the detail; I was looking for references for the ejection seat fitted to the French Jags but I eventually caved in and bought the Duke Hawkins book;Continue reading “Kittyhawk 1/48 Jaguar A”

Kittyhawk 1/48 Jaguar A

I’m still messing about with the kit and yesterday I started on the cockpit and forward fuselage; Kittyhawk supply etched metal pieces for the instrument panel and side consoles, the only things I’ve added are a couple of levers and a throttle quadrant as with the canopy down and a black interior you won’t seeContinue reading “Kittyhawk 1/48 Jaguar A”

Kittyhawk 1/48 Jaguar A

A modelling friend of mine is following the build and I said I would send a link to an earlier blog post when I first started the model….unfortunately this build was started before I had a blog but luckily I have found the few pics I took at the time. Funnily enough the date onContinue reading “Kittyhawk 1/48 Jaguar A”

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