McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet


Fujimi 1/72 F/A-18B Hornet A21-101 ARDU, S.A.


by Antoney Wilkinson

 

Serial No
A21-101
A/C type
McDonnell Douglass FA-18B Hornet 
Based at
ARDU RAAF, Edinburgh, SA (Circa 2000)
Scheme ARDU Trials Scheme
History/Significance
First RAAF Hornet
Kit
Fujimi 1/72nd scale FA/18A Hornet with Australian Markings.  Added were the Wolfpack seats and decals from Hawkeye Decals.  The leading edges and flaps were modified from the kit.  Paint was a mix of Gunze colours for the exterior and a mix of Humbrol enamels for the interior and seats.
Reference
Hornets Down Under by Andrew McLaughlin, Builders own references and Phantom, Hornet & Skyhawk in Australian Service by Stewart Wilson

 

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