This was a project that I gave myself during my photoshop schooling time. It was a little after I first started learning photoshop. I decided to take out the words, so just the fightercraft was there. All in all, it took about a week of very careful manipulation. Lotsa clone tool here folks. 8)
This is a side-by-side so you can compare. The bottom is the original scan I started with. The top is the finished product. Please view it through the Download tab so you can see the full detail.
By the way. The Jet is a VF Excalibur Type from the Anime series Macross Plus. In this case, the scan is from the Video Game instruction booklet for Macross Digital Mission VF-X. A Japan only, video game for Playstation 1.