Jump to content

Saab J-29 Tunnan in 1/32 of Tigger...


mydesign
 Share

Recommended Posts

j29-grey1.jpg

Hi,

 

a few months ago I started making a 1/32 vacuform model of the Saab J-29A Tunnan. It was a ID Models kit later made available by "Tigger".

 

Check out my modelling in progress report here:

https://designer.home.xs4all.nl/models/j29-32/j29-32-1.htm

 

I am searching now for a nice colour scheme.

A J-29A with serial 29303 as flown by F13 at Norrköping, Sweden appears to have a nice scheme.

 

It is the same scheme as in the Tarangus kit in 1/72 scale and I have their instructions.

J29A-F13-drawing.jpg

 

But finding a real photo of this J29A of F13 with this scheme was impossible....

 

Does anyone have a real photo or a link on the internet to a photo as "sort of proof" that the scheme is correct?

 

Also, the later series of the J-29A had the dive brake re-positioned "in front of the main landing gear" door... but is there a photo that shows it?

 

Thanks

Meindert

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Depending how serious you are....that profile is no 29A, it's a 29E or 29F with sawtooth wing. No it isn't. It's a 29A, stupid me looking at an Android screen...

The guy who designed the decals would never have included an aircraft he doesn't know serial and complete markings. It's real.


Great job btw :)

Edited by AndersN
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Great project, Meindert! Would be fantastic as a WiP thread here. I have this kit too, and have been wanting to build it since forever, as the Tunnan is one of my favourite aircraft. Just one correction, though: as far as I'm aware, this kit was never in the I.D. Models catalogue, and is a Tigger original.

 

Kev

Link to comment
Share on other sites

That seems rather BOLD of you to suggest, but I will apparently need to save my cash for the forthcoming resin Tunnan.

 

Tnarg

 

Or was that Czech instead of cash? Good stuff either way...

Edited by Tnarg
Link to comment
Share on other sites

 Well, that shoots that down.... Tarangus is the only likely option then.

 

Hobby Boss and Pilot Replicas both have 1/48 kits on the market at the moment, so they're potential candidates too. It could also be a new player who hasn't release at Tunnan yet, but that's less likely.

 

Kev

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...