McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet


1/72 F/A-18A Hornet A21-57, 3 Squadron RAAF


by Antoney Wilkinson

 

Serial No
A21-57
A/C type
McDonnell Douglass FA-18A Hornet 
Based at
3 Sqn RAAF, Williamtown, N.S.W (2001)
Scheme Australia's Centenary of Federation in 2001 was marked with this anniversary scheme on two 3 Sqn Hornets - A21-55 and 57
History/Significance
Anniversary Scheme
Kit
Fujimi 1/72nd scale FA/18A Hornet with Australian Markings.  Added were a Wolfpack seat 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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