Dassault RAFALE M

Scale: 1/48

Parts used: Out Of The Box
Main paints used: Tamiya and MRP

In Part one, We Put together the cockpit and the Paint and weather and get the fuselage together 

In Part two, we look at the wing join and the filling and sanding Then the rescribing and re riveting

In Part three, we fix the clear parts and then move to the spray booth and prim the model using Mr Surfacer 1200 thinned 30% with Self-levelling thinners. Next we paint the base color MRP100 Dark Gull Grey FS36375

In Part Four, we Decal the Rafale using Tamiya X-20A Acrylic thinners as a setting solution and then back on the Spraybooth for post-weathering with Tamiya FX-53 and Tamiya XF-54 greys

In part Five, we weather the whole aircraft in the Flory models Dark Dirt wash and then we get the rafale on its gear and then work on the weapons loadout. We also look at replacing raised panel lines for the drop tanks.

In Part Six, we bring it all together with Oils for some staining and then adding the Fuel tanks and weapons loadout all ready for the final reveal