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F-100D Super Sabre – Up close with Matt Balazs’s scaled-out jet

F-100D Super Sabre - Up close with Matt Balazs’s scaled-out jet
The first U.S. Air Force aircraft capable of supersonic speed at level flight, the North American F-100 made its mark on aviation history. Matt Balazs built his 1/4.75-scale version from the CARF-Models composite kit and has impressed spectators at events like Top Gun, where he recently placed third with the model in the Pro Jet class. I was fortunate to catch up with Matt to learn more about this beautiful—and fast!—model. ...


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F-100D Super Sabre – Up close with Matt Balazs’s scaled-out jet

Article in December 2022 Issue

ON THE COVER : Learn how Matt Balazs created the impressive all-metal finish on his CARF-Models F-100D without painting the entire airframe in this issue's Gallery. (Photo by David Hart/

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