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So as promised after the Tu22 my next build is another 1/72 bomber and is one of my all time favourite aircraft, the Boeing B52 Stratofortress. This is the Monogram 'big, bad and beautiful' kit of the aircraft, which I think will be the largest model kit I have ever built and after the B36 is probably one of the largest 1/72 aircraft out there. This kit depicts the aircraft during Operation Arc Light, strategic bombing raids against North Vietnam during the Vietnam War, with the bomb bay and wing pylons loaded up with 1000lb 750lb M117 bombs and the distinctive 3-tone camoflague scheme along w
Hi all, I ordered an Italieri KC-135A Stratotanker today for £32.50 (bit of a bargin I thought) and was looking for some background to get me in the mood etc. Does anyone know what the airborne deterrent formations of B52s and KC135s would consist of? (How many of each, where they would be based, what their routes would be and so on). Advice on the kit would also be much appreciated! Many thanks.
Hi Everyone, I am reading Dale Brown's Patrick McLanahan series of books and would like to create a model of the star of the books, the EB52 Megafortress. Does anyone have an idea how to do that ? Should I start with a standard B52H model kit and scratch build the Megafortress parts or does anyone know of a Megafortress conversion kit that I can buy to create this amazing aircraft ? Cheers, Rick