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Why build one Bird Dog when you have two? Actually I have three, but one of the two that I bought second-hand on the cheap is missing a couple of parts, although it could probably be salvaged. So that leaves just the two: My intention is simple: Build both the USAF and South Vietnamese subjects represented in the standard boxing: Of course, the first (nay the main hurdle) is the usual one: colour. The grey is presumably meant to be a matt version of ADC Grey, but I don't know if I have anything suitable in my Humbrol and Revell collection. I wil
Hello everyone... Im presenting my 1/72 vintage Airfix Cessna Birddog. This model has traveled around the globe to get to me. It started life in the U.K., from there it went to Australia at some point. A year ago when I expressed interest to wanting one. @Admiral Puff was not only kind enough to give it to me but he hand delivered it all the way from Australia. He was here in the states for the IPMS USA Nationals in 2019 and was coming to Chicago after so we got to meet and exchange the kit. I built this as Cessna 2799 flying out of Laos with the USAF Ravens. It represents a very speci
Hello everyone.. I am building the old Airfix Cessna Birddog as a USAF Raven from Laos. I know they only carried a basic 4 digit serial on the tail and usually nothing else. My question is did they carry a walkway or Identifier panel on top of the wing ? Every photo I’ve come across was taken from the ground or in level flight. Nothing from above showing the top of the wing. If it turns out as nothing great but don't want to find out afterwards that I needed a walkway or day-glo panel on top. Any help or photo’s would be great. Ive already checked quite a few webpages and nothing more than the