It’s no secret that I like the F/A-18 Hornet (albeit not as much as I like the F-14 Tomcat), so I’m always happy to see a nice model of this US Navy strike fighter.
Ryan Harris (Shep Sheppardson) has built a fine example in the markings of US Navy Strike Fighter Squadron 113, better known as the Stingers. This was the first US Navy combat squadron to start flying Hornets back in the eighties and is still active today. Some elements of the model aren’t all that different from other Hornets (including my own), but looks very much like the real deal and has a few interesting features. I’m primarily very curious to find out how the intakes are held together.
For the intakes, my money’s on tread links with the tiles attached to them. Seems like the right curvature.
TBB accept copies of Ralph’s planes now? Ralph, you should rather post this http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=mjIlZ... or this http://www.mocpages.com/moc.php/370571.
^I’ll blog whatever I like John, but if you think this a copy of my own, you ought to take a closer look at both models. Thanks for the suggestions. The Hunter is great. The link to the other model doesn’t work.