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FranciscoPRG

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About FranciscoPRG

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    Brasil
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    WWII, Cold War, StarWars, Science Fiction, classic R&R

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  1. Hi guys, A friend of mine draw my attention to a small square "window" (or panel) on the fuel cover of some Spitfires (likely Mk IIs of Sq. 54). I was trying to find its use but could find no good shots or references on what they are there for. Here it is, just below the armoured glass, below the air scoop: And below, barely visible in Hendon´s Spit: If anybody has a hint on its use, please - I´d like very much to know! Cheers!
  2. Great choice of subjects! I feel the chances of seeing a Bristol 138 in 1/48 grew up a little! I wish success to Dora! Cheers!
  3. Well played! Hmmm... Tanmodel announced quite a few interesting kits to release in the future. My fave is the new tool SR-71 in 1/48. Better still it it was a YF-12...! Cheers! Francisco
  4. Ermmm... The KH one is not good? Looks like a gorgeous model. I am curious to see what Kinetic will bring. Really, not a clue. Cheers!
  5. I´d have myself a bar on fire! AND I also want a violin! (that is, a Yak-28P Firebar AND a Tu-128 Fiddler!) Cheers!
  6. How is that old saying? "It never rains, but it pours..." Cheers!
  7. I guess this is one of their "simplified" models. I am not taking it on account as a "true" ("gourmet", if you will) release - like, for instance, Eduard´s Mk IX Spitfire. I see it more proper for the "entry level" modeller, who wants to quickly build a nice model, and don´t mind such small details (as the canopy). Cheers!
  8. Oh, those huge missiles under the wings! OK, this will be my first AMK kit, I´m sold! Cheers!
  9. I never really liked the lines of the Su-34 - always thought of it as broken, too big nose for a short body. But contemplating the possiblity of seeing a model of this got me excited - I hope it doesn´t have any serious shape issues (like lenght or width of the fuselage). That said, I can live with some minor problems here and there, but not something too big. Let´s wait for the CAD and test-shots. Cheers!
  10. I got the 1/48 Firefly Mk 4/5 from Special Hobby. Although not a "perfect" model, it is pretty nice - worth a look.Cheers!
  11. There were Hornets in 1/48 by Classic Airframes and now by Trumpeter. If I am not wrong, in 72th there was the old Frog and some eastern Europe producer. All this without measuring an original, since there was none left.
  12. Well, my list is partly wish and partly real possibilities. Here we go (all in 1/48th): Near - Hurricane Mk II - Spitfire Mk XIV - Spitfire Mk XVIII - Spitfire F.Mk 21 - DH Chipmunk - Bristol Blenheim family Intermediate - DH Vampire family - Supermarine Scimitar - Hawker Hunter family - Gloster Meteor Family - Hawker Fury/Demon - Shorts Tucano Far - Blackburn Firebrand TF.5 - Blackburn Buccaneer - HP Hampden - Fairey Battle - Hawker Tempest Mk V