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This is my first build thread on Britmodeller and I will apologise in advance if the images don't show. This is not the first Do 17E from Hobbycraft I have built. The first was a failure, sloping engines, no undercarriage and paint that peeled. The second never got finished. I tried using vacuum canopies from Squadron. The resulting mess ended up being dumped in the bin. This is the third attempt and was started before I joined Britmodeller. The photos show progress to date. The fuselage has been straightened to cure the banana shape of the kit. There is an 8 swg steel spine fitted into my
I have plans for the Do 17E/F and the later Do 17M/P. The E/F plans have the engines positioned inboard of the M/P plans. The M/P plans have the engines in the same wing location as the Do 17Z. This suggests that the engines were moved outboard when they were changed from the inline BMWs to the radial BMW 132s. It seems unlikely considering the wing construction but the plans look good. Moving the engine position outward isn't mentioned in anything I have read.