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TEMPESTMK5

SPITFIRE Mk XIc P/O Clostermann 602 Sqn Ford Spring 1944

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Good evening

 My first build for this Gb is the superb Eduard kit

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http://www.hyperscale.com/2016/reviews/kits/eduard70121reviewbg_1.htm

 

I will build it as the aircraft flown by  P/O Pierre Closterman when he was serving with the 602 Squadron in Normandy in 1944

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I just started to paint the interior of the cockpit in green

Patrice

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Looking forward to this 

Martin H

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7 hours ago, Grandboof said:

Looking forward to this 

Martin H

Good afternoon Martin

Thank you ..

I will try to post some pics latter today this morning : I placed the Pe part on the instrument panel support and started to work on the seat ..

 

Patrice

 

 

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Good evening

 Today I placed the PE seat belts on the seat

 

 

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Patrice

 

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Great detail work Patrice 

Martin H

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Good afternoon

 Yesterday I made some progresses I finished to place the seat belts on the seat then I placed the seat and the stick on its support and then I placed it on the left aft fuselage I also placed the instrument panel and the gunsight ..

 

 

 

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Patrice

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Looking good! Always nice to see a 602 Sqn machine!

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Good evening

 This Week end I closed the fuselage and after a few dry test fitting I decided to place the part of the lower wing on the fuselage 

 

 

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Patrice

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Good evening

Today I made more progresses I finished to place the upper parts of the wing , ailerons , stabilizers , rudder , radiators 

 

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Patrice

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Good evening

 Yesterday I started painting the underside in Medium Sea Grey and today I made the preshading

 

 

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Patrice

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Excellent progress Patrice,nice to see one of the great man's aircraft modelled.

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Good evening

Thank you Steve Eduard had the very good idea to propose the decoration of one the aircraft He flew and since The Big Circus is one of my favourite book I had to build one of his aircraft ..

 Today I started painting the upper surfaces in Ocean Grey and also made a try with Dark Green 

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Patrice ...

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Just caught up with this Patrice - nice progress, I like those internals :) 

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Good evening

 Today I painted the upper surfaces in Dark Green and I also painted the wings leading edges in yellow

 

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Patrice

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Very smooth Patrice and looking very good :) 

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Nice paintwork 

Martin H

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Good evening

This Week end I placed the canopy and started to place the decals

 

 

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Patrice

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Good morning Marcel

Thank you for your comment yesterday I made a light weathering ,I also placed the cockpit door , the landing gear , pitot tube

I am going to place propeller to finish this build and I will post pics latter today 

Best Regards

Patrice

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Good afternoon

Here are the pics  

 

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Patrice

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That's very nice. I have several Eduard Spits in the stash, I can only hope they turn out as good as your one.

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A lovely job on that Patrice, it really does look the part. :)

Steve.

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Very nice Patrice, she's turned out really well. Good job! :) 

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Good morning

Thank you all for your comments

11 hours ago, Beard said:

That's very nice. I have several Eduard Spits in the stash, I can only hope they turn out as good as your one.

Thank you Bear don't worry I am convinced that you will succeed as well as I did ..

Best regards

Patrice

 

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