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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 [...]
This model have been awaited by many for a long time! So it was long overdue that I got it completed...At the moment the D and E models are ready, and the A/B models are not far behind. Make sure to have a look at the Video podcast about these new renditions (click link below). Both are ready as prints from fineartamerica.com so if you want one of these beauties on your wall, on your phonecover, on a t-shirt or even on your bedsheet, that is possible 😉
The Blue Angels: The US Navy demonstration team! I have had countless requests for doing profiles of these blue beauties for years, and now what the time to do them. This batch contains the FA-18C Hornet, the A-4F Skyhawk, and lastly the F-4J Phantom. With these models done, i will now move on to doing 3d scenes with them. I have already started doing a FA-18C 3d scene and it looks very promising. Click the video to get a overview of the three new profiles, a bit of insight to how they are made, and a few details too. If you watch the video, make sure to subscribe [...]
A new F-4 Phantom have been added! For some odd reason I haven´t done any VF-201 aircraft despite their very sharp looking paint schemes. So naturally I had to get one done. While working on it I realized that I wanted to add both as a profile and in a 3d scene and now both are complete. But more on that later. The depicted aircraft sports a paint scheme the squadron used on the late 70s (more specific in 1978). There´s a few unusual features in the paint scheme which is covered in the podcast, however to me the most important thing is that i have reworked my [...]
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 [...]
The illusive F-8E Crusader from VF-111 "Sundowners" have finally been depicted. This aircraft served with the Sundowners in 1965 while CVW-16 was embarked on USS Oriskany (CVA-34) on their very first combat deployment. The E-model Crusader was in VF-111 service for a very short time, so finding reference to this rendition was very difficult indeed, but now it´s done, and added to the VF-111 "Sundowners" section. As a new feature you can also hear Aircraftprofiles.net new podcast, which deals with this exact aircraft. Hear the story about the aircraft and the creation of the profile by watching the video below. You can subscribe to the channel to make [...]
As i´m currently working on a series of 10 Hornet prints, I have completed a couple of new profiles. These two new profiles are a FA_18A+ Hornet from VMFA-115 and a FA-18C Hornet from VMFA-232, both as they appear right now. My plan is to cover more USMC squadrons, but also to show the Navy squadrons some attention (more on that later). Below you´ll find the two album sin which the profiles are featured. As usual: Let me know what you think !
These two profiles marks the beginning of a new project: The Sunliners Lineage print. The choice fell on the Sunliners, as I recently got a commission for the squadrons two MIG killers. I´ll hold on to them for a little while longer, but I´ll give you this: The very colorful FA-18E Super Hornet that served at the squadrons CAG bird in 2015, and the very first aircraft to be operated by the squadron: The F9F-8 Cougar as it appeared in 1958 when the squadron was designated VF-81. Click below to see the two Sunliners profiles (well, VF-81 was called Crusaders at the time, but they would eventually change [...]
As teased earlier in the day, the Legacy Hornet model have been completed. To start things off, I´ve made a VFA-161 A-model, perhaps not the most colorful Hornet that ever was, but soon more will follow. If you subscribe to the Hook you´ll see two Hornet illustrations in the upcoming issue (not telling you which ones!). And i´m currently working on a series of Marine Hornets that will eventually become available as prints. So let me know which ones you want me to do. Here´s my very first FA-18 Legacy Hornet...hope you like it !
With the completion of the FA-18 Legacy Hornet, it have finally become possible to do a VF-161 "Chargers" lineage print. The print features the squadron very first aircraft the F3H-2 Demon, and four F-4 Phantoms and the squadrons very last aircraft the FA-18A Hornet. The print also features MIG kill markings of each of the squadrons six aerial victories in the skys above Vietnam. The size of the print is 36x12 inches and will be made available via Aviationgraphic.com very soon. Let me know how you like it. If you want to have a closer look at the depicted aircraft, click here for VF-161 and here for VFA-161