McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet


1/72 F/A-18 Hornet, 2OCU, Williamtown, NSW


by Antoney Wilkinson

 

Serial No
A21-26
A/C type
McDonnell Douglass FA-18A Hornet - Upgrade
Based at
2OCU RAAF, Williamtown, N.S.W (2002)
Scheme 2 Operational Conversion Unit 60th Anniversary Scheme
History/Significance
Anniversary Scheme
Kit
Academy 1/72nd scale FA/18A Hornet with Australian Markings.  Added were a Wolfpack  folding wings and ejection seat. Decals were a combination of the kit and Hawkeye Decals.   Paint was a mix of Gunze colours for the exterior and a mix of Humbrol and Testors enamels for the interior and seat.
Reference
Hornets Down Under by Andrew McLaughlin, Builders own references and Phantom, Hornet & Skyhawk in Australian Service by Stewart Wilson, and own photo collection.

 



 

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