This is the
Italeri's F-5E, build
OOB, I re-scribed the panel lines on this one, the
canopy opening mechanism was taken from the Italeri's
F-5A kit and added a section of
F-18 fuel tank as shown in
the photo below. A Hasegawa Hornet's
pilot is also added to the
For this build, the 80's scheme
was chosen, where 3 tone camo were
applied over a gull gray bally, and with roundel national insignia.
The camo pattern was done using Gunze colors
and decals used consists of
VFA decal and some left over F4Dable hornet no step decals.
After painting, I did a panel line washed with Tamiya German Gray and I sprayed
Future + Tamiya Flat base as the final coat.
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