Skip to main content

Grumman JRF-5 Goose - Part 2

Hi there,

Finally, some update on my model. The interior is now finished: I added a lot of details thanks to the fantastic book Naval Fighters #66 ( and to good music :-) ). I painted the cabin and cockpit in yellow zinc chromate (not interiro green) as I want to make the early version of the JRF-5.








Overhead instrument panel


Cabin radio equipement rack



I made the Northill folding anchor with the wrapping of some wine bottleneck (Pessac-leognan  :rolleyes: )


Anchor and rope painted...



... the same in the bow compartment

You might wonder what's the use of all that stuff.... I didnt wrap the vacuum tank entirely as I wont be seen when closed. For that part I used aluminum foil and I used the teeth of a Tiger saw to reproduce the grooves, then wrapped it around some plastic



radio equipment painted



The overhead equipment panel is quickly painted and will be correctly painted black before painting the camo.



Thanks for looking,

antoine

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Messerschmitt Bf-109 E3 Walkaround

Walkaround of the Messerschmitt Bf-109 E3 (J-355; Werk NummerlFactory Number 2422) exhibited at the Swiss Air Force Museum at Dubendorf Air Base near Zurich, Switzerland. My wife and I visited this museum and although I was more enthusiastic than her I think she appreciated it :)




















Northrop F-5E Tiger II - Walkaround (Swiss Air Force)

Northrop P-61 Black Widow - Pictures Compilation

The Northrop P-61 Black Widow night fighter is definitely my favorite aircraft. The idea here is just to provide a few interesting pictures on the subject (see below for credits).
Daytime mission over Saipan
With U.S. Navy Gorgon IV missile


The P-61 was the first aircraft specifically designed  with a radar


The radar cone was not painted on the first aircraft and was made of fibreglass.
Some pictures of inside: P-61B Cockpit front

Left-side pilot's cockpit P-61B

Right-side pilot's cockpit P-61B

P-61B Pilot's Instruments and Bomb Release Panel

P-61B Electrical Control Panel
Night Binocular Gunner seat
P-61 tur