Grumman G 22 GulfHawk

Discussion in 'Your Completed Kits' started by deckape, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. deckape

    deckape Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2011
    Messages:
    744
    Likes Received:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Occupation:
    Retired Naval Vet
    Location:
    Moraine Ohio U.S.A.
    Ahoy
    Here is one of my collections I built this 30 years ago all scrach built made from cardstock and paper and brass tubeing. This is Major Al Williams Grumman G22 GulfHawk 11 owned by the Gulf oil company. Used in airshows throught out the country to demenstrate the art of divebombing and other areil dynamics. In 1946 I was 5 6 years old I remember seeing this plane at the airshow at Lamoore Naval air station out in california. In 1947 the Grumman gulfHawk was retired and the F9F Bearcat was its sucessor. the plane was returned to gulf oil company and given to the smithsonian institute. She was Beautifull potient airplane. Here is my GulfHawk.

    Franklyn
     

    Attached Files:

  2. otftch

    otftch Active Member

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2006
    Messages:
    1,384
    Likes Received:
    19
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Occupation:
    retired
    Location:
    Franklinton,NC
    Beautiful job. I always liked that plane.
    Ed
     
  3. T Bolt

    T Bolt Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2010
    Messages:
    9,728
    Likes Received:
    194
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Bridge & Highway Construction Inspector
    Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
    WOW! Beautiful Work!
     
  4. copcheck

    copcheck Member

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2011
    Messages:
    265
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Clinton Township, MI
    Very nice!
     
  5. Crimea_River

    Crimea_River Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2008
    Messages:
    25,204
    Likes Received:
    966
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Calgary
  6. Wayne Little

    Wayne Little Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2006
    Messages:
    51,215
    Likes Received:
    849
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Adelaide Sth. Aust.
  7. Wildcat

    Wildcat Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2005
    Messages:
    8,857
    Likes Received:
    376
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Workin' for the man....
    Location:
    South East Queensland
    Very cool!!!
     
  8. Airframes

    Airframes Benevolens Magister

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2008
    Messages:
    47,730
    Likes Received:
    1,425
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Retired
    Location:
    Cheshire, UK
    Very nice scratch-building, great model !
     
  9. Messy1

    Messy1 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2007
    Messages:
    2,708
    Likes Received:
    29
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Occupation:
    Sales for Karl Performance
    Location:
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Home Page:
    Agree 100%. Plane looks great.
     
  10. Capt. Vick

    Capt. Vick Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2008
    Messages:
    7,912
    Likes Received:
    639
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Long Island, New York
    Damn son! Nice work!
     
  11. Gnomey

    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2004
    Messages:
    41,800
    Likes Received:
    519
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Doctor
    Location:
    Portsmouth / Royal Deeside, UK
    Home Page:
    Good one!
     
  12. brucejscott

    brucejscott Active Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2011
    Messages:
    1,208
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Occupation:
    Plumber
    Location:
    Williamsport, Pa
    I always love to see the work of modellers who are better than I am, it's inspirational.Well Done!
     
  13. bob3170

    bob3170 Member

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009
    Messages:
    98
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    An' I'm bettin' hand painted markings too, WOW, great job
     
  14. Aaron Brooks Wolters

    Aaron Brooks Wolters Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2007
    Messages:
    15,723
    Likes Received:
    339
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Auto Restoration
    Location:
    Abingdon, VA.
    With all here. Exceptional job sir.:thumbright: :cool:
     
Loading...

Share This Page