57th Tactical Training Wing, Nellis AFB, Nevada AF 75-262 "Jaws"

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57th Tactical Training Wing, Nellis AFB, Nevada AF 75-262 "Jaws"

Type - Skin
Uploaded by - TJTAS
Date - 11/29/2022 22:00:59
Initial painting of AF 75-262 "Jaws" for A-10C II

This is my interpretation of the original painting of AF 75-262 "Jaws" as it first appeared at Nellis AFB. This air frame was repainted during the course of the program but this is the "cleaner" version that I remember seeing pictures of in the 70s.
This is a couple of weeks work with about half a week dedicated to collecting and collating references and images. I returned to original photos and the work and descriptions of several scale models groups. In particular the excellent work of Dana Bell for Hyperscale.

The texture is as accurate as i could make it, there are some places where i had to rely on intuition. Especially the undersides and insides of the engines. The 57th TTW shields are a little oversized but any smaller and they would have been too fuzzy to bother with. The skin also features a "faked" 3 digit number and custom stencil numbers as seen on the original, this allows having the correct 262 number code.

Special thanks to Speckfire for QCing for me.
  • License: Freeware - Free version, Do Not Redistribute
  • Language: English
  • Size: 48.99 Mb
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  • Comments: 11
Tags: #A-10CII
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