Academy's 1/32 scale
by Andrew Judson
images by Brett Green
1/32 scale F/A-18C Hornet is available online from Squadron
Here is the reason that it
has been a while since my last review.
It is Academy's 1/32 scale
F/A-18C Hornet, and the kit is huge!
This Hornet is
my first attempt at a modern jet, let alone a 1/32 scale jet. Oh boy,
did I drop myself in the deep end!
1/32 scale F/A-18C has a lot of parts but construction did not really
present many challenges and, overall, I enjoyed building the kit.
However, I did think that the engineering breakdown was overly
complicated with too many parts in places
model was painted in a low-visibility scheme with Gunze acrylics using
the Testor Aztek A470 airbrush.
were used, representing a Hornet of CVW-5, USS Kitthawk, BuNo 164905,
VFA-192 "World Famous Dragons" 2001.
enjoyed building this kit and will be building a Tornado in the same
scale, but I think I will wait a while before tackling it.
daunting, but definitely recommended.
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