FIRE TEAM – 28mm Modern Skirmish – USMC AH-1Z Viper and AV-8B Harrier

Fire Team Aircraft and Helicopter Supplement ….

For those of you that look in from time to time, sorry for the absence. I’ve been pretty crook and this is the first time I’ve been able to sit at the PC (let alone model) for a couple of weeks now. Anyway in keeping with our USMC vehicle theme some 1/48th aerial support arrived from China recently, a Hasegawa AV-8B Harrier and Kittyhawk AH-1Z Viper.

Both kits look packed with detail but the Kittyhawk Viper really is a nice piece of kit. Colour markings plates with instructions, canopies come sealed in a cardboard box to protect them, PE, 3x markings options and even a set of resin rivet’s to add detail.  Soooo looking forward to getting into these guys a bit later.

On the rules front things are also looking good with the Aircraft and Helicopter Data and rules supplement basically done and the Combat Vehicle supplement not far off either. All in all after years of neglect (we have home rules written for just about everything (period/type wise) that just need some tidying up) our moderns are coming together nicely . . .

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Hasegawa 1/48th USMC AV-8B Harrier II

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Kittyhawk 1/48th USMC AH-1Z Viper

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FIRE TEAM Rules layout teasers

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Aircraft and Helicopter Data and Rules layout teasers

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6 comments on “FIRE TEAM – 28mm Modern Skirmish – USMC AH-1Z Viper and AV-8B Harrier

    • Hey Keith, still not completely sorted but waaay better than I was, got a dose of food poisoning and the infection didn’t agree with my 1 kidney lol I swear I could hear beating wings coming for me on Friday afternoon …….

      Got a ton of modelling to catch up on now, the Warlord Bridge to Far stuff and Erstaz M10s mainly. Then these nifty guys show up to tease me. Need one or two of your guys AAV-P7s for them to fly some protection for now that Craigs almost got all our Empress Marines finally finished . . . .

      Brent

  1. Glad to hear you are on the mend Brent. Looking forward to seeing some more work on the Ardennes stuff – the Perry German para’s look a treat hmmm. Yep, almost finished 40 or so US Marines and I have started work tidying the terrain with accessories so we can give the moderns a big push 🙂 The Empress Russians and Chinese are staring at me from the workbench-lol.

    • thnx dude. The Kittyhawk guys make a 1/48th PLA chopper btw . . . . gonna have to scratch build any vehicles though, trying to make that PLA boat type APC might be fun.

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