Hawker Sea Fury


Hobbycraft 1/32 Hawker Sea Fury, VX726 (101), 805 Sqn, HMAS Sydney


by Andrew Doppel

 

Serial No
VX726 (101)
A/C type
Hawker Sea Fury
Based at
805 Squadron, HMAS Sydney, Korea (1952)
Scheme
Dark Sea Grey over sky
History/Significance This aircraft operated late during the Korean War from HMAS SYdney in 1952. It crashed shortly after returning to Australia killing the Commanding officer LCDR(P)D.R Hare of 805 Squadron while doing a low level roll practising aerobatics for an Air Day Display at Nowra in July 1952.
Kit
Hobbycraft 1/32 Sea Fury (OOB). It really is a nice kit and goes together well with little putty required. It comes with two RAN decal options (Korean War and RAN Nowra (All over blue)) one RN and two Cuban.
Reference
Kit instructions, ADF Serials

 



 

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