Friday, 23 September 2011

Airfix Red Arrows Hawk - wings..

Well after having warm fuzzies about my first new tool, I am am losing the glow, especially after building the Hurricane last weekend.

I'm building wheels up, and Airfix supply two sets of doors, sweet so in they go, and..
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so filled with card and then join the wings but....
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get this gap, due to..
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the undercarriage leg mount, so sliced off and gap is gone.

Good now attach wings and we have wing root gaps..
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more card to fill, also we have steps..
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I thinned the wing as much as I dared before, they were a lot worse.

Oh well more fill and sanding, so I attached the intake halves..
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filled the two mounting holes in them and painted.

Hmm I'm definitely plodding along with this one, and am disappointed with it, I think I had high hopes due to the reviews of it. I might have to dive in to "The Stash" and get old an old Airfix kit....