Tag Archives: Aircraft

Decal Review: J26 Swedish Mustangs from RBD Decals

On 08-Open I met a nice guy called Robert Bergwall. He is the man behind the decals that is shipped with the Tarangus Lansen kit. He is showing and selling his own decals under the brand RBD Decals. When Robert … Continue reading

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SAAB 32 Lansen special

Celebrating the release of the Tarangus kit of the SAAB Lansen I have made a collection of articles that I hope will aid the modeller in his attempt to finishing the kit of this odd, and maybe internationally, not so … Continue reading

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Lansen accessories

UPDATE: Added pics of the pylon used for the Rb 04 anti shipping missile. The Rb 04 from Maestro includes the pylons used on the Viggen, which is not the same as on the Lansen. I have included some pictures … Continue reading

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SAAB J32D Walkaround

At the Swedish Airforce Historic Flight, they have three J32 Lansen aircraft. Two of them have previously done service as target tugs, one of them was used for testing by the airforce testing center. Two of the aircraft has been … Continue reading

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SAAB A32A walkaround

Update: Added some photos of the landing gear bays on the A32 Lansen that resides at the Air Force Museum at Malmen, Linköping. Its placement on large pylons enables easy access to the underside. the photos can be found last … Continue reading

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Intruder Alert!

This is Fujimis EA-6A “Electric Intruder” in 1/72. It´s built out of the box, as a companion project to keep my son company. It´s built quite fast, which shows, but I am happy how the weathering and colour scheme turned … Continue reading

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Tarangus 1/48 A32 Lansen review

Finally it arrived, after more than a year since we first heard of it, the Tarangus 1/48 scale SAAB A32 Lansen. The kit is a limited edition injection moulded plastic kit with five grey plastic sprues, one transparent plastic sprue … Continue reading

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? – Yes it is a plane.. a J-10

This was my first 1/48th scale aircraft in modern time. I think the last aircraft I built in this scale was the Esci F-16 that came complete with a ground crew and ground equipment. A kit I remember saving my … Continue reading

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08-Open 2011 – Aircraft classes

Most of the aircraft in the aircraft classes of the 2011 08-Open.

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