1/72 Italeri F-84F

Gallery Article by Yiannis Ladopoulos on Oct 28 2009

Greece National Day


Hellenic Air Force F-84F

Here is another classic jet, the F-84F in 1/72 from Italeri – an old kit with some difficulties… 

It is brush-painted with Molak and Humbrol enamels. The cockpit is entirely made from scratch, since the kit had a Matchbox-ish kind of seat and pilot only to fill somehow the cockpit area…

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I got rid of the raised panel lines and decided just to redraw some of them with a simple black pencil.

The model took about two years to finish as I had some other on-going projects on the stash… 

Finally – thanks to “Lman” from ModelClub.gr - it was displayed a few days ago in the IPMS-Hellas 2009 contest.

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Best regards,

Yiannis Ladopoulos

Photos and text © by Yiannis Ladopoulos