I´ve been wanting to cover more of the older BUFFs for a while, so i finally got around to work on a couple, and I wanted to share the result with you. I was aiming for a bit of different paint schemes and i have wanted a bare metal B-52 in my inventory for a while, so i came across a photo of a B-52H of the 449th BW with a bit of markings on it, so that was the one i did. I also decided to add a B-52G with the SIOP scheme, this one from the 379th BW as it appeared in 1980. Last but not least: Ghost Rider. I have had that rendition laying around for a few years, and forgot all about it...so its about time i share it with you all. Please let me know how you like these BUFFs ;)
Here´s a 3d digital art piece depicting a F-106A Delta Dart intercepting a Tu-22 Blinder. The F-106A is from the 5th Fighter Interceptor Squadron. Trying to find a good angle for the F-106 wasn´t difficult, but i wanted to have the afterburner exposed, so this is the result. Hope you like it!
A new Viper have been added to the U.S.Air Force Tactical Fighter Wing section: a F-16C Block 42 Fighting Falcon of the 33rd Tactical Fighter Squadron, as it appeared during Operation Desert Storm. This very nice paint scheme was a fun challenge to do, and took some trial and error to get right. Make sure to watch the video podcast where i tell abit about the process of creating this profile. Alsmo, if you want a copy of this profile to hang on your wall, click the link below and get your copy from Fineartamerica.com. You can choose from many sizes and framing options...you can even have this print on your phone cover, on your shower curtain, on you beach towel or on your coffee mug! This latest profiles was created with the kind help of Bullseye Decals! Thanks Scott !
The latest addition to this website is the F-86E Sabre. I decided to try my luck with a ANG bird, and choose Alaska ANG as my subject, as I found it quite unique, with the dayglo Orange tail section. This aircraft is from the 176th Wing, 144th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, and this is how the aircraft looked when it operated out of Elmendorf AFB in 1958. Click this link to be taken to the Air National Guard section To learn more about this aircraft and the differences between the Sabre and the Fury, watch the Aircraftprofiles Podcast where this new profile is presented and the Sabre vs. Fury exterior differences-issue is treaded.
I´ve been giving the the Tophatters alot of attention these past few weeks, so I thought it was only appropriate to show the USAF a bit of TLC too. With that I decided to build my Interceptor section, with four all new Deadly Deltas. Two Deuces (32nd FIS, 326th FIS) and two Sixs (5th FIS and 48th FIS). I sure hope you enjoy this batch of colorful sleek cold war Interceptors. As always, these can become available as a print ready to hang on your wall...just drop me a line, if you are interested Click the image below to be taken to the Interceptor section.
No introduction needed for this bird: The Mighty Scat XXVII, flow by none other than Col. Olds, on the mission where he made his last official MIG-kill. At low altitude while crossing a ridge, the MIG was exposed toward the sky and the last of Olds´ AIM-9Bs tracked and flew right up the tailpipe of the MIG. In this piece i have taken a few artistic liberties, the most apparent is the MIG kill markings on the splitter plate...they just looked too cool not to include. Let me know what you think of my depiction of this legendary jet and its legendary driver.
Here´s a new 3d piece, depicting two F-86s flying at twilight over Korea during the early 50s. The one closest to the camera was flow by Lt. Col V. Garrison and the one banking in the distance was flow by Col. H. R. Thyng. The main purpose pf this piece was to depict the clean a sleek shape of the F-86, and to do a light study of the neutral metal surface reflecting the setting sun. Originally i wanted to add a flaming MIG to the piece, but with the kind advice of many of my sites visitors and the member of two F-86 groups, I decided to add a Wingman to the closest F-86, in order to retain the calmness, I think this piece projects. Still no title, but as usual: Can you help me finding a suiting title? Hope you like it !
This RF-4C Phantom is depicted on a recce mission over Vietnam in 1969. As the flak fire becomes intensive, the Spook lights the burners to get out of a hairy situation fast. Low clouds over the Rice paddies and high moisture in the air makes it a bumpy ride. The RF-4C is from the 16th TRS, 460th TFW that operated out of Tan Son Nhut Air Base from early 1966 to mid 1971. This piece lacks a title, and as usual I would love to hear your suggestions, to an appropriate title for this piece. Thanks ;)
Here´s a piece that was just completed. After having been working on a few print with multiple aircraft on it, i wanted to explore how to present a single aircraft. I choose the Six for my first test, and here´s the result. For you F-106 fans out there: This piece will be available for purchase, and even better: If you want the F-106 to have a different paint scheme that too will be a possible. Below is a few details shots of the print:
To all of the American visitors to this site, I would like to wish you all a happy 4th of July ! What better way to celebrate than with this very colorful Six of the Florida ANG ? For a better view of this aircraft make sure to visit the Florida ANG section, by clicking the image below: F-106A Delta Dart, 125th Fighter Interceptor Group, 159th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, Florida ANG, 1976