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Hello Everybody! I recently finished the 1/48 Hellcat Fighter in the rarely seen scheme which is the British Fleet Air Arm version. OOB build but some scratch details like seat belts, gun barrels and engine wiring are added.
Hi folks, This is a build that I finished some months ago and I forgot to post here. A tiny Hellcat Mk.I, 1/72. A Wonderfull model from Eduard. It haves a great fit, nice an very delicate details, is the Dual Combo edition. With PE and masks. I have to build yet the Mk.II. In this case I have added more rivets with a riveter wheel. I think It turns out quite good... Hope you like it Greetings Ricardo
Tomorrow sees the 70th Anniversary of massed raids on 3 April 1944 against the Tirpitz in Kaafjord, Norway by Fleet Air Arm Fairey Barracuda dive-bombers of 8 Carrier Air Wing and 52 Wing. Although the Tirpitz wasn't sunk, she was badly damaged and no longer able to interfere with the ongoing Arctic convoys or to tie down critical naval resources needed for the forthcoming D-Day landings. Tungsten was a key operation for the RN, not least because it immobilised the newly repaired Tirpitz, but also since it marked the first combat operation of a very different FAA from that which had fought th