Full Build Reviews
These reviews are posted after the kitset in question has been built. The review is an report on the experiences of the builder.
The Lightning was a product of the cold war and was the only British jet which was capable of mach 2 flight.
Built primarily as an interceptor, its main features were its speed and climb rate, the Lightning had an initial climb rate of 50,000 feet per minute which is better than many contemporary jets today. Not bad at all for a 1950's bird.
The Supermarine Seafire was a single-seat, single-engine, carrier-based fighter-bomber used by the British Fleet Air Arm during the Korean War.
A Spitfire prototype first flew on 5 March 1936, and the first Spitfire entered Royal Air Force service in July 1938, becoming famous during the Battle of Britain as the chief opponent of the German Me-109. The Seafire w
Up next is the Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon. This must be one of the most built subjects in aircraft modeling so I thought it would be nice to try and put a little twist on it by posing it just after take off with the wheels half retracted. This is an older kit that I've pulled off the bench which can be interesting when you can see all the mistakes you 'used' t