Search, shop and share now! The Saturn V (spoken as “Saturn five”) was an American human-rated expendable rocket used by NASA’s Apollo and Skylab programs from 1966 until 1973. Revell 1/144 Apollo Saturn V build series. Recently finished my attempt at the most powerful rocket to launch successfully built by man to date. 122 months. Not perfect but I’m one happy bunny.

It always finds a way to bleed through! The article coincided nicely with my build of this kit, which is one I'd wanted many years ago when my pocket money wouldn't stretch to kits this big or airbrushes. The kit I have in my collection is the re-released and updated version of the now very old Airfix Saturn V. Like the Saturn IB model, Airfix released corrected versions in 2009/10. The Saturn V was the largest operational launch vehicle ever produced standing over 363 feet high with its Apollo Spacecraft payload, it produced over 7.5 millionpounds of thrust at lift-off. Step into the world of modelling with Airfix! Brigand.



The painting guide is wrong in several areas, indicating bare aluminum for the tank domes, which were either zinc chromate or covered with a light amber/brown insulation. Eric Mc 2,051 Eric Mc 2,051 Very Obsessed Member; Members; 2,051 2,764 posts; Gender: Male; Location: Farnborough Hampshire #1; Posted February 1, 2015. - Duration: 1:12:30. One drawback to the original Airfix It was my pride and joy until it say on the back shelf of our car during a house move on a very hot day in 1975 and melted. Re: Airfix 1/144 Saturn V model « Reply #1 on: 07/04/2013 08:04 pm » Within it's limits it is probably better than most other models of the Saturn V - it's sorta accurate, not too big and easy to … While both kits were both quite good at the time, you could build a more perfect version by ‘cross-kitting’.

From aircraft to tanks, from cars to military personnel, build, paint and display your own models. The painting guide is wrong in several areas, indicating bare aluminum for the tank domes, which were either zinc chromate or covered with a light amber/brown insulation. A model I’ve been wanting to make for 47 years. Read more. 38 posts. My parents then even more kindly obtained and put together a replacement. A multistage liquid-fuelled launch vehicle, NASA launched 13 Saturn Vs from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida with no loss of crew or payload. You can rub the tape as hard as you can, for hours, and even try painting the soon to be black areas with the base white again to seal the tape.