1/48 Monogram F-8E Crusader

VF-62 Boomerangs

by Chris Causey

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Hello once again fellow modelers. I have my third submission to the ARC site. Hope you like it.

This is a Vietnam era Aircraft that I chose to do from Nas Jacksonville Florida where they where stationed at in the late sixties and early seventies. 

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This is a F-8E Crusader from VF-62 "The Boomerangs". This kit was built around 2002 and was a Monogram kit. It was a decent kit to build and did not have to many seams to fill. I found the decals for this kit from Aeromaster Decals. The aircraft was Painted in gull grey and white for the underside. I added some zuni rocket launcher packs on the wings and some Aim-9 Missiles to show the variety of weapons the F-8 could carry. I am happy with the way it came out even with some flaws here and there. I am always learning as I build and hope to get to the professional stage of model making one day. I hope you enjoy my model.

Chris

Photos and text by Chris Causey