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Battle of Britain CF-18
Jessie_C
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British Columbia, Canada
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Posted: Friday, April 01, 2016 - 05:28 AM UTC
Canuck Model Products have teamed up with Modelcraft Canada to bring this excellent reboxing of the new Academy F/A 18+ plastic to create the definitive 21st Century CF-18 in 1/72nd scale.

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SuperSandaas
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Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
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Posted: Friday, April 01, 2016 - 06:28 AM UTC
Are the colors of the camo very different from the original Earth and Dark Green used by RAF? I'd assume the RCAF was trying for simmilar colors, so you could use the usual fare fora wartime model and it look right?
Jessie_C
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Posted: Friday, April 01, 2016 - 07:42 AM UTC
Unfortunately the 401 Squadron paint shop custom mixed the colours and they're not at all like the wartime RAF colours they're supposed to resemble. The brown is much more yellow-tan, and the green is more olive. The mixing recipe results in a match to the actual 2015 F-18, not to a 1940 Hurricane.
ULIX-VM
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Puerto Rico
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Posted: Saturday, April 02, 2016 - 03:12 AM UTC
THIS CANADIAN MODELING BRAND IS FIRST TO MADE ONE SAMPLE OF THE "CF-18A-HORNET". IN 1/72 SCALE.