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OFFICIAL: Hangar Queen 10 Campaign
john41492
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Malacca, Malaysia
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Posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 06:26 PM UTC
Welcome to the Official Hanger Queen 9 Campaign thread, and thanks to Michael for setting this all up! The campaign will run from January 1, 2020 through January 1, 2021.

Please post your in-progress shots and campaign discussions here.

Post your completed build photos in the Campaign Gallery

If you haven't enlisted yet but want to join in, you can sign up here.

Looking forward to some finished projects everyone!

John
SGTJKJ
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
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Posted: Wednesday, January 01, 2020 - 09:50 PM UTC
I am on for this one!

Unfortunently too many things to choose from. Probably I will finish both some T-47 speeders from Star Wars, a 1947 Horten VTOL fighter and maybe a couple of others.

More to follow.
RedwingNev
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Posted: Monday, January 06, 2020 - 06:56 AM UTC
So I'm in on this one, trying to finish as many models as I can before I have to pack away the workbench in September for 3 years.

This is the Tamiya 1/48 F-16C that has been 2/3 painted for....I don't know how many years. On Saturday I finished the masking and sprayed the dark grey.

Afterburner decals for the short lived Aggressor squadron based at RAF Bentwaters in the late 80s

md72
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Posted: Monday, January 06, 2020 - 08:53 AM UTC
I'm IN! I've got a target rich environment. Maybe my Stearman, the F-80C that needs a bunch of decals, any of the 7 or 8 kits listed in my signature line.

Let's clean them out!
SGTJKJ
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Posted: Thursday, January 09, 2020 - 03:17 AM UTC
I will start out with the Horten what-if 1947 VTOL fighter. I am finishing it in a desert scheme - inspired by the Bf 109 scheme scheme from 1941-42.





RedwingNev
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Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 07:16 AM UTC
Radome and bits painted, 3 coats of Klear gloss coat, and decaling commence.

SGTJKJ
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Posted: Monday, January 13, 2020 - 10:19 PM UTC
Looking good, Neil! Cool to see the unusual decaling getting in place.

Pilots for my fighter are done. More to follow.

b17-peter
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Hessen, Germany
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Posted: Monday, February 03, 2020 - 09:04 PM UTC
Hello mates,
as I failed to complete my British Phantom for the HOTM 2019 Campaign, I'm happy to be an early starter for Hangar Queen 10
Here is my entry now…

Sorry for the tiny image...another (hopefully better) one will follow.
:-)
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b17-peter
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Posted: Wednesday, February 05, 2020 - 04:45 AM UTC
Well, now these are better!


john41492
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Malacca, Malaysia
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Posted: Friday, February 07, 2020 - 03:28 PM UTC
Hi Everyone!

Sorry for the delay in getting anything posted in a while, but I've been at war with (take your pick), the computer, the phone with the pictures, or uploading onto the site albums.

I was able to get a shot of my Hasegawa 1/48 Ki-61, begun a couple of years ago, and it was one of the queens to make the move. Hopefully, I can overcome the wing fuselage issue that turned it into a queen to begin with!



Keep up the great stuff that is going on here!

John
SGTJKJ
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Posted: Saturday, February 08, 2020 - 06:37 AM UTC
Nice choice, John!

Peter, great to see the Phantom getting the treatment in this campaign. Looking forward to see it finished in that striking scheme.
RedwingNev
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Posted: Friday, February 14, 2020 - 06:45 AM UTC
So my F-16 is finished. Very, very happy with how it turned out considering its been sat swathed in dust and masking tape the last 5 years. The Tamiya kit is absolutely superb, one of the best kits I've ever built, the quality is really obvious when you place it next to the Kinetic and Hasegawa kits.

Onto the pics. F-16C Block 30, 527th Aggressor Squadron, RAF Bentwaters, 1989.



I made the intake cover using a piece of cardboard, covered it tissue paper soaked in white glue and painted yellow. Red Star came from the decal sheet.

It's also a rare bird in that although it was one of the first Block 30 F-16s, which came equipped with the new GE engine, the early ones still had the "small mouth" intake, later Block 30s coming equipped with the "big mouth" intake due to their requirement for a larger airflow.




The decals are from the now defunct Afterburner Decals.





I used the Tamiya metal detailing set for the pitot probes and ejection seat belts.




Inspiration for the real thing to finish up with. Alas the 527th was very short lived with F-16s, lasting less than 2 years before the end of the Cold War brought about their disbandment.


Is there a campaign folder to put pics of the completed model in?
MichaelSatin
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Posted: Friday, February 14, 2020 - 07:58 AM UTC
There certainly is, right here.

Michael
john41492
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Malacca, Malaysia
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Posted: Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 01:50 PM UTC
Neil,

Nice finish! It looks so much better than sitting on the self of doom! I really like the unique paint scheme!