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  1. The late type exhaust in "prototype phase" at Rescue Models: 20220930_192845-COLLAGE
  2. Rescue Models preparing a resin exhaust set for the 1:72 Zvezda Yak-9: 20220922_164316-COLLAGE
  3. Thank You very much!
  4. Some news from Rescue Models (source: their Facebook page):
  5. Interesting photo, it shows the aircraft in the markings (X2-S) of the previous owner, 397th Bomb Group. Thank You elger! Thank You for the interesting footages Mike! The first one is fascinating, as I'm working in the aviation industry, and its very interesting to see how things changed on the production lines, and still, the basics are the same. The second one shows one main reason of my search, as I was wandering if this plane received an O.D. overcoat on the D-Day stripes, or were they removed by some thinner/solvent/fuel, which resulted some interesting weathering challenges.
  6. Hi Britmodellers, I'm looking for information and pictures of the B-26B flown by the 387th B.G. in 1945 named Hamilton Hey Maker II. Her serial was 42-96205, coded KX-N in the inventory of 387th BG/ 558th BS. There's a Kit's World decal sheet with her markings, and I want to portray this aircraft at the end of her career in 1945. All I found so far is a color profile in the Osprey book "B-26 Units of the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces" by Jerry Scutts, so I'm pretty much stucked with my research here. The plane was in the inventory of the 397th BG before transferred to 387th. If someone has a photo of this plane, or any idea of the original source where I can find it (books, websites, etc), and share the information with me, I would be more than happy!
  7. Just received a sample of the 1:72 Uhu wheel set, and it's amazing! It comes with a sheet of pre-cut painting masks, and fits the Dragon kit perfectly. Available here. A new JAS-39 Gripen wheel set also available now in the Rescue Models webshop.
  8. No, I'm not the manufacturer. These are my friend's products, I just like them. I think his stuff worth a look. Sorry Anthony, no exact release date for the 1:32 P-40 intake so far (as I know). The producer of these items is Mr Robert Racz, you can contact him personally through his Facebook, or through the Rescuemodels website (now operational).
  9. The 1:72 Mosquito wheels are in the plans, and the 1:32 scale P-40 intake too, but -as I know-, no exact release date yet.
  10. My attempt with the P-40 intake. Basic Alclad finish to show some details. DSCF0132 by Peter Szabo, on Flickr DSCF0133 by Peter Szabo, on Flickr DSCF0134 by Peter Szabo, on Flickr
  11. Just for historical accuracy, these pages are from the P-40M-N Parts catalog issued by Curtiss in 1945 (AN 01-25C-4). https://goo.gl/images/ng95Zu
  12. I'm afraid a wipe with 400 grit sandpaper will destroy all the fine details, and the smooth surfaces of the resin part. I just received a test casting of the intake from the manufacturer, and the "rivets" (actually panhead screws on the real aircraft) are very subtle. My opinion as I'm holding this part in my hand right now is that: the real question is how to preserve the fine details during painting. I will try to take some photos of the actual part with a better camera, my phone just failed to do the task properly. Cheers, Peter
  13. http://warbirdswalkaround.wixsite.com/warbirds/nz3009?lightbox=dataItem-j5qlklxs http://warbirdswalkaround.wixsite.com/warbirds/a29-1050?lightbox=dataItem-j6bv18mx http://warbirdswalkaround.wixsite.com/warbirds/a29-1050?lightbox=dataItem-j6bv3hlk I think the renders are quite accurate Graham.
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