F/A-23C Pink Widow

RAF F/A-23C 'Pink Widow' as used during the Gulf War. The 'C' model differs from the earlier 'A' in having a stretched forward fuselage, giving a weapons bay able to accomodate a larger weapon load - in this case a pair of AGM-84ER SLAMer missiles.

Italeri kit - 25mm fuselage stretch made by inserting a section cut from another F-23 kit

With its smaller 'brother', the F-35