Also started to splosh a bit of primer at the airframe.
Grey Alclad primer on the top, white Vallejo on the bottom. I was going to use White Alclad but its very thin and almost transparent even though it got a damn good shake! This is OK as I have found that A good white primer, followed with a couple of mist coats of well thinned topcoat Vallejo White, gives a nice soft shiny white.
This will all get left alone until tomorrow then a bit of pre-shade. Black on the top, grey on the bottom.
Just the inside of the doors is red.If you were to disconnect the door actuator and open up the door,you would see the underside of the engine.If I remember correctly,these door were only open at very low speed to get cooling air in and out of the engine compartments.It was a long time ago,but I remember connecting a test set to the upper pitot on the fin and using it to check the doors opened and closed at the correct speeds.
Thanks for that Dave. I'll go for Red on the inside of the doors and white compartments, The Engine bits that can be seen will get a drybrush with some metal colours....Funny, I have LOADS of photos but most are in BW and the areas i am over thinking are hardly covered.
Right then. White paint has gone down. I think that it might need another swipe, as the preshade is showing just a tad to much for my liking. Only one problem, I don't think that I have enough white paint left!!!! Maybe if I wash out the bottle with thinners I may be lucky...?
Er plum the legs, paint the wheel bays up a bit, sort the wing folds out. (PE is fine for a guide but its far to flat. It just needs building up to give it a bit of 3rd dimension). The obvious decal routine, stick all the knock of bits on. Oh paint that radar thing.....