1/72 Fairey Delta 2

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    Here's an old build of what I think is an old Frog/Nuovo kit.

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    Nicely done. I remember that kit from the late 1950's, and I think it was from Frog originally. Here's the real thing, preserved at the RAF Museum, Cosford, UK.
     

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    hey thats me in that pic !

    great job wingnutz
     
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    Yep, that's Karl, looking around to see if anyone's watching, as he figures out how to get the Gnat fighter, out of shot, right, out of the hangar without being seen ..............
     
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    Nice work!
     
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    Much thanks folks. This was a kit that needed a lot of loving when it was handed to me in a zip-lock bag. The whole front fuselage and cockpit needed to be overhauled with a new canopy, cockpit, fuselage joint, pitot tube and nose landing gear.

    There was big gash in the upper fuselage which I think was melted and needed patching up. Decals were also from scratch.

    Hope I did justice to this amazing aircraft that led to delta wing research for the Mirage and eventually the Concorde.
     
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