this is not my main scale, as my main interest is in 1/72 airplanes…if that
does not disqualify me, read on !)
happen to have built some, including those from the Heller cadet range. These
are basic models (40 years old at least! In this range I have found 3 ships from
the French Marine Nationale ( that we still call the “Royale”). The
helicopter carrier Jeanne
d’Arc , the cruiser Colbert,
and the guided missile frigate Suffren.
have added a fourth by building a conversion of Colbert in her second life, as a guided missile cruiser (1970’s-1990’s).
are the two Colbert,
the original being the all-gun cruiser from the 1950’s-1960’s:
Colbert with Jeanne d’Arc . The
four ships of the « Royale »… with allowance for a little
now, with the USS
Spruance and USS
Ticonderonga from Hobby
have a joint task force:
HB offers more ships in this range soon! Anyhow, even with old and basic models
you can still have fun.