McDONNELL DOUGLAS F/A-18


1/72 McDD F/A-18B A21-108 2OCU, Williamtown, NSW (2002)


by Antoney Wilkinson

 

Serial No

A21-108

A/C type

McDonnell Douglass FA-18B Hornet - Upgrade

Based at

2OCU RAAF, Williamtown, N.S.W (2002)

Scheme

2 Operational Conversion Unit

Kit

Academy 1/72nd scale FA/18D Hornet with Australian Markings. Added were Wolfpack  wings and ejection seats. Decals were a combination of the kit and spares. Paint was a mix of Gunze colours for the exterior and a mix of Humbrol and ModelMaster 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