Monday, 19 February 2018

MiG Alley Royal Navy / USMC Aircraft

This is the last lot of 1/600th aircraft for the MiG Alley and Bag the MiG project, at least for the next few weeks leading up to Easter, as I need to do something else for a bit to take the strain off the eyes! Anyway, it's a nice combination of classic Royal Navy Sea Furies and Fireflies, alongside one of my favourite fighter bombers, the Vought F4U-4 Corsair of the USMC. I have twelve of these which I may well paint up as different squadrons, if I can work out how to go about it.


To continue the nautical theme the last three slots are filled by an OY-2, the USMC and USN version of the L-5 Sentinel, and a pair of US Marine night fighters. These will either be a couple of formidable F3D Skynights or a pair of tough, no nonsense F4U-5N Corsairs, to which I'll need to add wing mounted radar pods. I'm looking forward to painting these but not so much to painting the black and white ID stripes on the Sea Furies and Fireflies!

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