Category Archives: Airforce

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Good old “Tante JU” – almost ready

Got that from a good friend to finish it. He started painting it a while ago, but never had time to finish it. So I started with the cabin and the Cockpit. After that it got some rest on the … Continue reading

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WT363 Canberra B(I)8

The Original Built by Short Bros and awaiting collection in January 1955, WT363 had a fairly standard career. First issued to 59 Sqn this B(I)8 was eventually to be owned by all the Strike Squadrons in Germany at that time … Continue reading

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45+03; a last small sneak preview

Good Morning everyone, this is the last small sneak preview prior to the official Roll out of the next Tonka. I have started with the decals, and I need to say I love those Mark 1 decals a lot. Very … Continue reading

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Almost ready for the decals

Another small update from earlier this Morning. I was able to finish painting the black/red/”gold” onto both Tonkas. The yellow on the orange Looks pretty good. I had my doubts, but pretty happy with the outcome. So next step will … Continue reading

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Another Update of Tonka Builds

Another small Update on two other Tonkas on my workbench. It is the 44+50 “30 Years JaboG32″ and the 45+03 “50 years Flugerprobung”. I finally managed it to apply the yellow paint. This is needed for representing the German flag … Continue reading

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WIP Italian Tonkas Part 2

Had not much time this morning, but still made some progress. One the first tonka I was able to finish the wings. Pretty basic building, as you need to melt the plastic of the weapon stations to hold them in … Continue reading

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WIP Italian Tonkas

Today I am starting a build of two Italian Tonkas from Italeri. Both should be used to improve my Airbrush skills, as the Tonkas from Italeri are not as good as the ones from Revell that I am usually build. … Continue reading

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F/A-18 Hornet Tiger Meet 2012

The Original: Although the box of Italeri let you believe that this F/A-18 Hornet of the Swiss Air Force Staffel 11 received this special scheme for the Tiger Meet 2012 in Ørland, Norway it was already painted like this for … Continue reading

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ZA559 GR.1 RAF “MacRobert’s Reply”

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45+88 “100.000 Flying hours JaboG33″

The Original: Starting in September 1985 JaboG 33 from Büchel started flying the Tornado. Already after 14 years they reached the 100.000 flying hours on a Tornado. For this anniversary a special schema was applied to one of the jets. … Continue reading

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