login   |    register
Air Campaigns
Want to start or join a group build? This is where to start.
OFFICIAL: Hangar Queen V
Bushioka
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Oregon, United States
Joined: January 13, 2014
KitMaker: 107 posts
AeroScale: 105 posts
Posted: Friday, February 27, 2015 - 11:44 PM UTC
The Sabre's going to wait a little because I was given this:



As a gift, and it's mostly assembled already. Though the previous owner certainly didn't use any of the decals for the interior or paint it. I fully expect to give this the 'what if' special as usual. Those RAF and USAAF markings, though, won't be used for it - they just came in the box for some reason.

I assume this chopper will work for the campaign?
MLD
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Vermont, United States
Joined: July 21, 2002
KitMaker: 3,487 posts
AeroScale: 404 posts
Posted: Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 12:57 AM UTC
Two down, next up on the hit parade Italeri's ancient and terribly inaccurate Su 34. But I am a sucker for the new 'eggplant' paint scheme and of course 497 teeny tiny weapons decals from Begemot.

Mike
JClapp
#259
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Massachusetts, United States
Joined: October 23, 2011
KitMaker: 2,263 posts
AeroScale: 1,714 posts
Posted: Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 03:49 AM UTC

Quoted Text

The Sabre's going to wait a little because I was given this:



As a gift, and it's mostly assembled already. Though the previous owner certainly didn't use any of the decals for the interior or paint it. I fully expect to give this the 'what if' special as usual. Those RAF and USAAF markings, though, won't be used for it - they just came in the box for some reason.

I assume this chopper will work for the campaign?



Of course. anything that is begging to get finished!
shorty53
#330
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Queensland, Australia
Joined: July 15, 2011
KitMaker: 175 posts
AeroScale: 103 posts
Posted: Sunday, March 01, 2015 - 04:23 PM UTC
I have finally got rolling again on the Flanker Su-27. Added some “Blueish Grey” to the wheel wells and air intakes.

b17-peter
#392
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Hessen, Germany
Joined: January 09, 2013
KitMaker: 545 posts
AeroScale: 484 posts
Posted: Monday, March 02, 2015 - 01:25 AM UTC
Hi there,
I see some pretty Sukhois on the horizon

Made a little progress myself


Bushioka
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Oregon, United States
Joined: January 13, 2014
KitMaker: 107 posts
AeroScale: 105 posts
Posted: Sunday, March 08, 2015 - 06:05 AM UTC
Got pretty much all the touch-ups and fix-ups done on the Hokum, and hoping that all the pieces are actually in the box. As you can see it's going to look substantially... different than it's supposed to once I'm done.


rochaped
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Lisboa, Portugal
Joined: August 27, 2010
KitMaker: 657 posts
AeroScale: 648 posts
Posted: Monday, April 06, 2015 - 12:02 AM UTC
Hi all,

Been awhile since I made updates regarding my HQ, the 109 K.

In fact it's been stalled for about nearly 2 months just didn't had time to take photos and upload here.

In short, my attempt (or should I say lame attempt) with the masks was very frustrating. In plain surfaces, like the wings, the masks were easy to apply and the result very, very satisfying...



But on the fuselage it was an entirely different experience! No way I can get those numbers properly alligned, plus the fact that I missed the cross aligned also. A complete mess to be honest. This put me off the project and I am considering complete paint stripping (again!!) and go with another scheme, one for which I have the fuselage decals at least





Pedro
MLD
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Vermont, United States
Joined: July 21, 2002
KitMaker: 3,487 posts
AeroScale: 404 posts
Posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 06:28 PM UTC
So I am not a well man.
Su-34 in progress, painted, weathered and now.. Begemot Su-27 family stencils.
We all know that operatioal a/c do not sport a full stencil load, but I can't resist.





And the progress so far..


and some of the weapons stencils


unfortunately I glued on the pylons before the kit was set aside way back when, so getting hte pylon decals on will be pretty challenging. I may skip the inner face decals.
SGTJKJ
#041
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Kobenhavn, Denmark
Joined: July 20, 2006
KitMaker: 9,752 posts
AeroScale: 3,666 posts
Posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 06:47 PM UTC
Mike, my eyes hurt just looking at that decal sheet. What a workload, but it will look great when finsihed!

Looking forward to see more.

PS. love the table cloth
JClapp
#259
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Massachusetts, United States
Joined: October 23, 2011
KitMaker: 2,263 posts
AeroScale: 1,714 posts
Posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 06:51 PM UTC
oh goodness - those stencil sheets... ... ...yer doing great work!
MLD
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Vermont, United States
Joined: July 21, 2002
KitMaker: 3,487 posts
AeroScale: 404 posts
Posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 07:43 PM UTC
Decaling I can do at the diningroom table. No solvents, no glue and nobody else home to be in the way ( or me to be in the way of)..

end of this morning's session


shhh.. dont tell the rivet counters..
These are the stencils for the Su-33, not the -34.
But as much as is possible I am using them.
The tie-down points are probably just for the carrier operations and since the -34 has the flare launchers in a different position, I'll have to get creative there.
Begemot makes great decals, and the instructions are printed almost to scale so positioning is easy, but following all those little lines to locations.. uggghhh.

Pictures of the instructions. There are FOUR more pages for weapons and other versions, production batches.


MLD
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Vermont, United States
Joined: July 21, 2002
KitMaker: 3,487 posts
AeroScale: 404 posts
Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 06:04 AM UTC
Some more Begemot decals, and starting the two-part new stars and BBC codes.




Robbd01
#323
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Arizona, United States
Joined: February 13, 2013
KitMaker: 753 posts
AeroScale: 212 posts
Posted: Saturday, May 02, 2015 - 04:22 AM UTC
Update on my old Club Med Campaign entry. Tail fins added, minor seam filling and test fitting canopies. This is the Sword Malta Anniversary Combo kit. Picked up some canopy masks for the Spit but the RE-2001 masking will be all from scratch (that alone might put this as an entry for Hanger Queen VI)



Cheers

Bigrip74
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Texas, United States
Joined: February 22, 2008
KitMaker: 4,812 posts
AeroScale: 2,615 posts
Posted: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - 01:47 AM UTC
I am just checking to see if this will qualify for the HQ campaign?


Bob
JClapp
#259
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Massachusetts, United States
Joined: October 23, 2011
KitMaker: 2,263 posts
AeroScale: 1,714 posts
Posted: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - 03:05 AM UTC
Absolutely.
If it aint finished already it's a Hanger Queen, and you should go ahead and finish it!
Bigrip74
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Texas, United States
Joined: February 22, 2008
KitMaker: 4,812 posts
AeroScale: 2,615 posts
Posted: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 - 02:56 AM UTC
Jonathan: Thanks for the invite, I will need to come up with some decals since those that were originally going to be used are AWOL.

Bob
Robbd01
#323
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Arizona, United States
Joined: February 13, 2013
KitMaker: 753 posts
AeroScale: 212 posts
Posted: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 - 03:53 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Jonathan: Thanks for the invite, I will need to come up with some decals since those that were originally going to be used are AWOL.

Bob



I don't think you will have a problem with finding decals. The aftermarket is rather healthy when it comes to the Jug. Worse case you can jump over to another Kitmaker site just up you alley --> http://p47.kitmaker.net/

Cheers


29Foxtrot
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Victoria, Australia
Joined: September 19, 2003
KitMaker: 708 posts
AeroScale: 674 posts
Posted: Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 12:11 AM UTC
Hi All,

I have been M.I.A. over the past months due to a club project that we committed too, for the 2015 Melbourne Model Expo and now that is almost upon us, I can return to the work desk to finish some of these Queens.

I moved my model work desk out of the spare room of my unit and into an old Scout Hall, that has been disused for several years. Now to sort out all the plastic and boxes.
SGTJKJ
#041
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Kobenhavn, Denmark
Joined: July 20, 2006
KitMaker: 9,752 posts
AeroScale: 3,666 posts
Posted: Friday, May 22, 2015 - 03:03 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Jonathan: Thanks for the invite, I will need to come up with some decals since those that were originally going to be used are AWOL.

Bob



Hi Bob

Not to make this a habit, but I got lots of extra decals is you need it. Let me know if you need it?
SGTJKJ
#041
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Kobenhavn, Denmark
Joined: July 20, 2006
KitMaker: 9,752 posts
AeroScale: 3,666 posts
Posted: Friday, May 22, 2015 - 03:06 AM UTC
I am in with this hind on steroids. I am upgrading it with laser cannons for a tabletop strategy game.

More to follow later



JClapp
#259
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Massachusetts, United States
Joined: October 23, 2011
KitMaker: 2,263 posts
AeroScale: 1,714 posts
Posted: Friday, May 22, 2015 - 03:46 AM UTC
Rob and Jesper, good to see some activity on the Hanger Queen scene.
SGTJKJ
#041
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Kobenhavn, Denmark
Joined: July 20, 2006
KitMaker: 9,752 posts
AeroScale: 3,666 posts
Posted: Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 02:24 AM UTC
Thanks, Jonanthan.

A little more progress. Weapons on and PE markings added. Next is a base coat and painting can begin.

More to follow


b17-peter
#392
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Hessen, Germany
Joined: January 09, 2013
KitMaker: 545 posts
AeroScale: 484 posts
Posted: Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 03:26 PM UTC
@ Mike - You have my respect for that stencil work, man!
Needs some patience, doesn't it? Have fun!

Hi there,
my Jolly Green Giant is slowly nearing completion. Still needs the rear bottom ramp which will be "decorated" with a Minigun turret and gunner. Still have to fiddle that together
b17-peter
#392
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Hessen, Germany
Joined: January 09, 2013
KitMaker: 545 posts
AeroScale: 484 posts
Posted: Monday, May 25, 2015 - 12:36 AM UTC
Well, I got my ramp with minigun and gunner ready


Cheers
Peter
Bigrip74
_VISITCOMMUNITY
Texas, United States
Joined: February 22, 2008
KitMaker: 4,812 posts
AeroScale: 2,615 posts
Posted: Monday, May 25, 2015 - 02:46 AM UTC
Peter, nice chopper and gunner:

I finally had some time to start some painting on my P-47:





another coat of neutral grey then on to the upper side.