Hawker Siddeley / BAe Hawks in 1/72
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1/72 scale kits of the Hawker Siddeley/BAe Hawk jet trainer 
kit review / Building report

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(M) Matchbox (Pk-27)
Often bright red plastic.
A bit simple layout.
nose wheel door is 3 mm too long.
No wheel bay details.


                 box M1     with the scheme at the box aft side...

decals in initial release box M1 for Red Arrows and a RAF camouflaged Hawk (prototype)

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                 box M2                                                                      box M3 
decals in box M2 for Red Arrows T1 and a Finish AF camouflaged Hawk T.mk51 
 


M2: Hawk of Finish AF T.mk51. 

As seen, almost no panellines are evident on this kit. So luckily, the deep trenches often seen on Matchbox kits are missing. 

Another Matchbox kit Hawk in a RAF scheme with wrap around camouflage. Decals from Modeldecal for Hawk T1 of 151 Squadron 2 TWU, Chivenor UK. 

Colours are BSC381C: 
dark sea grey  - 638: used was Xtracolor X4 enamel 
dark green - 641: used was Humbrol 163 enamel 


It has a central gun pack.
 


Another Matchbox kit, with Modeldecalset for a Hawk of 151 squadron.

This model has rocket pods. Medium sea grey -637- upper surfaces with lower grey undersurfaces. 
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