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This is the Eduard/Gavia 1/48 Lysander "Limited Edition", which comes with a bunch of additional photoetch and resin parts, and a truly horrible "Lord of the Rings" typeface on the box It comes with parts and decals for a number of aircraft, but not the one I wanted to build. My model is of T1508, the all-black Special Duties Lysander of B Flight, 138 Squadron, written off by Squadron Leader John Nesbitt-Dufort in a field in France in the early hours of 29 January 1942. After picking up Maurice Duclos and Roger Mitchell in a field near Segry, Nesbitt-Dufort ran into "the mos
I've started thinking about my planned 1/48 "Special Duties" Lysander, and I ran across something in Hugh Verity's We Landed By Moonlight which has puzzled me. I'm aiming to model an aircraft as it would have appeared on the ground in France during a pick-up, and had assumed that this would involve wing slats extended and flaps lowered. But in Peter Proctor's appendix on "Modifications to the Lysander" he says, "I also remember the pilots telling the passengers to push back the automatic flaps as they left the aircraft." I think this means that the passengers in the rear compartment lifte