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Felix Troschier
Felix Troschier

Jet Provost T.3 double build

Parallel build of Airfix' recent Jet Provost. Although one is the T.4 boxing, both will be T.3 at the end. Both will get the kit decals from AX02103: One will be aircraft grey/ dayglo from No.2 FTS at RAF Gaydon, the other will be red/white from No. 1 FTS at RAF Linton-on-Ouse.



In progress
1:72 Hunting Percival Jet Provost T.3 (Airfix A02103)1:72 Jet Provost Type 2 wheels set (Res/Kit RS72-0132)1:72 Jet Provost T.3 (Pavla Models C72133)2+
Hunting Percival Jet Provost T Mk.3A
GB Military Royal Air Force (1918-now)
1 FTS 11 | XM461
1984 - RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire
BS381C:537 BS381C:627 FS17875


5 | 22. December 2020, 20:22
Keith Goodman
Very nice job on your cockpit! I wish I had seen yours before I finished mine, I could have copied! Ha ha!
23. December 2020, 06:05
Juergen Klinglhuber
23. December 2020, 09:33
Łukasz Gliński
Very interesting
23. December 2020, 13:44
David Taylor
Nice so far,check your reference as you have a pic of T5 which was heavier.(pressurised cockpit).
23. December 2020, 14:08
Felix Troschier
@David Taylor, I know. Unfortunately Warpaint only has drawings of T.3 and 4 with retracted gear. But I assume that they have the same tire size.
23. December 2020, 14:18
Bernd Korte
Nice start! And such a tidy work space!
23. December 2020, 15:52
Felix Troschier
@Keith: You say that one should avoid the dayglo decals. What's wrong with them?
23. December 2020, 15:56
24. December 2020, 19:21
Keith Goodman
@Felix: They worked great on the flat surfaces, but are very thick and brittle. I tried every trick I knew but never got them soft enough to bend/conform to the leading edge of the wing. Instead they cracked into small pieces, and color was near impossible to match.
25. December 2020, 07:18
Felix Troschier
@Keith: Thanks for your warning. Luckily, I have two sheets. I'll try my best with all the chemicals I have.
25. December 2020, 10:15
Bernhard Pethe

That I still experience that? Felix is ​​tinkering again. ;)
5. January, 10:42
Felix Troschier
@Bernhard: Yeah again but worse than ever. Feel that I start from zero again
5. January, 10:48
Łukasz Gliński
Never seen the Blufix stuff myself, but watch out whether it doesn't dry inside the box. See my Rocket UV Glue adventure with Caravelle:
Caravelle F-BJTR "Principauté de Monaco" | Album by Woody (1:144)
5. January, 11:00

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