1/72 Italeri F-35B & Xtrakit Sea Harrier FA.2 - a VSTOL display

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Whilst the forum was down and the weather kept me indoors I finally finished the project I started last year with the Lightining II build.

I knew that I wanted to display the Lightning 'posed' in the landing stages and after I picked up the FA.2 from Hannants to bulk out an order I settled on making a Royal Navy VSTOL display. I have mentioned several times my affection for the Harrier and I wanted to display the new whilst celebrating the old. I've also included the Hasegawa Harrier FRS.1 I completed previously.

So here we are.

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Hi Chris
That is excellent. You display idea is unusual and works well.
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It had never occurred to me how much bigger the F35 is compared to the Harrier... nice collection.

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Thanks Jim and Nick!

I would describe the F35 as 'fat' when compared to other RN planes!
 

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Thanks chaps! I appreciate you taking the time to let me know!
 

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Hi Chris, a very nice dio,
you've gotta love anything that can hover under it's own power, and not fall out of the sky like a dead pigeon..

love the finish on all three builds... :thumb2:
 

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Thanks Chris!

I need to work on those pictures. I wasn’t ironing the bed sheet for the photos, but I need to figure a backdrop out for these.
 

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Chris

That's a great little display.

Well done.

ATB.

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Thanks Andrew!

The base was the bit I agonised over the longest, and turned out to be the simplest!
 

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A very nice display indeed chris
 
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