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Making Sure Your A-7 is DEAD on!
Maintain accuracy with an Iron Hand From nearly the outset of the Vietnam War, the United States States Air Force and Navy focused heavily on neutralizing the efforts of North Vietnamese radar directed anti-aircraft artillery. Iron Hand became the generic t...
Making Sure Your A-7 is DEAD on!
Making Sure Your A-7 is DEAD on!
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USN Squadron Colors During the Vietnam War
A colorful detail you may have missed... If you are the kind of modeler who likes to add a degree of visual interest to your model than you might want to consider an oft overlooked marking convention used by the US Navy during the Vietnam War. Once upon a t...
USN Squadron Colors During the Vietnam War
USN Squadron Colors During the Vietnam War
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How to Handle Being Short on References
C ollecting references for an upcoming build is a part of life for most modelers. I would say that we hoard images of military vehicles almost as much as we hoard  collect kits. We tuck the high resolution eye candy into tidy folders named "F-16 pics" or "W...
How to Handle Being Short on References
How to Handle Being Short on References
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One Vietnam Era F-4 Characteristic You're Probably Missing
T he F-4 Phantom is an iconic aircraft, earning its renown not only through its unique aerodynamic properties but also through its distinguished service with the United States military and the air wings of eleven other countries. Despite its appearance whic...
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Get a Basic Understanding of Ordnance Markings
To scale modelers, the ordnance world can be complex, confusing and when it comes to assembly, tedious. If your WIPs tend to grind to a halt once it comes time to build the weapons you may rest assured that you are not the only one. Bombs and missiles do no...
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Ensuring Your Aircraft's Loadout is Accurate Should Be a Thing
The key to building the most accurate model requires that you find the best references. A lot of modelers spend a great deal of time compiling images that give them the money shots of various aircraft nether regions in order to produce the most realistic ve...
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Aircraft Ordnance Weathering - Part I
How you learned to stop worrying and love the bomb Modelers too often treat ordnance as afterthoughts, regarding them really more as a nuisance than something that could add value to their finished work. They complain that ordnance is tedious and blame any ...
Aircraft Ordnance Weathering - Part I
Aircraft Ordnance Weathering - Part I
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GBU-38 500 lb JDAM
A scale modeler's guide Since its introduction to combat in 2004, the GBU-38 has given air forces across the globe the ability to hit ground targets with greater precision and confidence to avoid unnecessary collateral damage. It is capable of being deliver...
GBU-38 500 lb JDAM
GBU-38 500 lb JDAM
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Review - Eduard Brassin 1/48 GBU-38 Non-Thermally Protected Bomb
If you're thinking that a GBU-38 review feels like deja vu, you wouldn't be far off. Several weeks ago, I completed the review for Videoaviation's 1/32 version of the vaunted 500 lb JDAM . Now, however, we will be transitioning to a smaller scale as we take...
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Review: Videoaviation 1/32 GBU-38 Finished
At a Glance Details Last summer, I penned a build review of Videoaviation's 1/32 GBU-38's and promised to post a follow up after giving the little bombs a proper finish. This is that follow up, albeit late, but better so than never.  These were actually som...
Review: Videoaviation 1/32 GBU-38 Finished
Review: Videoaviation 1/32 GBU-38 Finished
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