1/48 Academy Silver Star CT-133

Gallery Article by Shawn "phantom" Weiler on May 8 2020

 

      

This is almost the last CT-133 in my stash. The only 1/48 one left is missing its clear parts. This time the Golden Centennaires. Two of these CT-133s were used in 1967 as hacks for the Tutor equipped display team. This team later became 431 squadron (the Snowbirds).

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The decals look great but did not want to stick to the airframe. Lucky for me I checked on the model as it was drying and found the red and white stripe was folding up. A thick coat of gloss hand brushed acted as a shellack.

As this is the last Silver Star for a while I have included the family photos.

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Photos and text by Shawn "phantom" Weiler