1/48 AMT F-5E

by Shawn Phantom Weiler



Here is a old AMT F-5E in 1/48 scale that I built for the reserve group build.  Not the best model ever made, I used a lot of putty and sandpaper.  The decals are a combination of mostly Twobobs, Leading Edge for the high modex number and a Iraqi flag I had lying about.

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The pilot is a X-Hasegawa Tomcat pilot who is now flying for VFC-13.  The stand is from my daughters 1/72 snap together Tomcat.  Paint scheme is mostly a guess.  I worked the paint scheme off one photo I had of the port side of the airframe.


Photos and text by Shawn Phantom Weiler