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In Memoriam

Klaas Willem Jonker
(Wilko)
† April 30, 2018

On Monday 30 April 2018, Wilko Jonker died after a long illness at the age of 58. He leaves behind a wife and two children. The Dutch military aviation and plastic modeling were his hobby and on this website he shared all the knowledge he has collected over the years. His hobby has been able to distract him from the persistent disease in his body until the last week of his life. The contacts with other hobbyists were a major support for him.

This website will be maintained by different people for as long as possible, so that other enthusiasts can continue to benefit from extensive content.

Grumman S-2 Tracker

1/72nd Scale

Kits

  • Hasegawa
    • Kit JS-102: a model of a Grumman S-2F-1 (S-2A) Tracker [ also released by Revell with decals for a Dutch aircraft]
  • Hobbycraft
    • Kit 1351: a model of a Grumman S2F-1 (S-2A) Tracker. [virtually the same as the Hasegawa kit]

 

Grumman S 2A Tracker AKleijn
A model of a Grumman US-2N Tracker, built by Adri Kleijn.

 

Grumman (C)S2A Tracker AKleijn
A model of a Canadair (Grumman) CS-2A Tracker, buitl by Adri Kleijn.

 

Modelling add-on

  • Aeroclub
    • Set V173: S2F Tracker Landing Gear
  • Eduard
    • Set 72-267: Detailset Grumman S2F Tracker interior (Hasegawa)
    • Set 72-268: Detailset Grumman S2F Tracker exterior (Hasegawa)
    • Set SS322: Grumman S2F Tracker (Hasegawa)
    • Set XS206: Express Mask Grumman S2F Tracker (Hasegawa)
  • Pavla
    • Set C72056: Grumman S2F-1 Tracker Cockpit and operators station
  • QuickBoost
    • Set 72059: S2F Tracker engines (Hasegawa)
  • Vector Resin
    • Set 72014: Wright R1820 "Cyclone" (Late)

Decals

  • Model Decal
    • Set 030: A decalset with decals for Jaguar, Phantom, Javelin(RAF), Tracker(MLD)
  • Dutch Decal
    • Set 72028: A decalset with decals for several Dutch Trackers
  • FlevoDecal
    • Set 72-009: A decalset with decals for Karel Doorman 1968 Cruise (Sikorsky UH-34J & Grumman S-2A Tracker)

1/48th Scale

Kits

  • Kinetic
    • Kit 48024: Kit of a S-2E/G version with parts for the S-2A (check the length of the fuselage!)
    • Kit 48039: Grumman S2A Tracker (S2F-1, CS2F-1)
  • Italeri
    • Kit 342699: Grumman S2E/F/G Tracker: Re-release ot the Kinetic kit.

Modelling add-on

  • Aires
    • Set 4593: S2F Tracker Wheels and paint mask (Kinetic)
  • Eduard
    • Set BIG4965: Detailset Grumman S2E Tracker (Kinetic/Italeri)
    • Set E49-564 / FE564: Detailset Grumman S2E Tracker Interior Self Adhesive (Italeri)
    • Set E48-701: Detailset S2E Tracker Exterior (Kinetic/Italeri)
    • Set E48-700: Detailset S2E Tracker Undercarriage (Kinetic/Italeri) Eduard
    • Set E48-699: Detailset S2E Tracker Bomb Bay (Kinetic/Italeri) Eduard
  • Scale Aircraft Conversions
    • Set 48130: S2F Tracker Landing Gear (replacement for 1/48 Kinetic)
  • Wolfpack
    • Set 48137: Tracker Wing Folded set (Kinetic)

Decals

  • Dutch Decal
    • Set 48044: A deccalset for several Dutch Grumman Trackers and Airspeed Oxfords
  • FlevoDecal
    • Set 48-009: A deccalset for Karel Doorman 1968 Cruise (Sikorsky UH-34J & Grumman S-2A Tracker)

 

At the (Dutch) site Vlaggeschipsmaldeel5.nl one can find many photos about the Dutch Tracker, also an extensive photo session of Tracker 160.