1/48 Revell "100 Yrs CF-18"

Gallery Article by Harv on Dec 31 2012



Here’s a Revell 1/48 F-18 I built for a friend.  I backdated the Hornet from a “C” to one of our old, tired CF-18s, and finished it off with decals from Leading Edge Models.  LEM provides a crucial set of vinyl masks to carry out the paint job of Tamiya X3 Blue over Gold.


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You have to be careful applying the wing decals to prevent wrecking them. Decalling took a few hours over several nights to ensure I didn’t accidentally remove some while setting others. 

The model was built for a co-worker who worked on this particular aircraft in Cold Lake in 2009.



Photos and text © by Harv