Firefly AS6


1/48 AZ Firefly AS6, WJ121, HMAS Sydney 1954


by J.D. King

 

Serial No

WJ121 (230)

A/C type

Fairy Firefly AS6

Based at

HMAS Sydney 1954

Scheme

Standard RAN Firefly Scheme

Significance

 

Kit

Kit is the AZ 1/48 Mk 1 converted to AS6 and using Aussie Decals.

Reference

Wilson, S. Sea Fury Firefly and Sea Venom in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications, 1993
Bussy, G. Warpaint Series N.28 Fairy Firefly, Hall Park Books,

 

Notes: Here is the AZ Firefly Mk 1 kit converted to AS6 standard. The conversion was scratched using evergreen sheet for the leading edge radiators and fin extension, the revise griffon cowling is a modification of the kit with a styrene plug and milliput intake and lower cowl. Wheels are from Barracuda. The prop is a modified Ultracast Typhoon item.  Markings are made up from modified items from the Aussie Decals Sea Fury range and numbers from the spares box.