Italeri's 1/72 scale
by Omer Erkman
North American F-100D Super Sabre
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This is Italeri's excellent 1/72 F-100D kit, with minor changes,
When they entered service with the Turkish Air Force, these ex-Royal
Danish Huns started their career with the original users scheme which is
highly weathered dark green overall.
The most visible difference to other D models is their wing tip RWR
Danish Huns also use different ejection seats, shorter fuel tanks and
different engines. Also note the absence of fences on the wing.
They were dismantled from 1979.
Other minor changes and additions are;
Correction on brake chute flaps, they
should be on left side only
RWR UHF and Bullpup Aerials at bottom
of the nose
I also used Aires's excellent Cockpit and Wheel Bay sets for extra
For painting I used Molak and Humbrol enamels as a base colour, with
tens of tones dark green. Adding different amounts of white and yellow,
creates these shades.
As a final touch I used dry pastels for enhancing panel lines.
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