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  1. SBS Model has a 1/48th Macchi M.39 kit project. Source: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=pfbid027cRTkmsyNuAiq7GyQfEd1xuKRDYA7PQ9S3dcSpAXUcrnZY8MakANcFjf2CM9gH9kl&id=100059696543808 V.P.
  2. Silver Wings is to release a 1/48th Macchi M.41bis resin kit - ref. 48-004 Source: https://www.facebook.com/SilverWingsAircraftModels/posts/pfbid02i7S4Tx2Faif23XjAcHiZ8LNLTsBH1sMvCBcpK8ggGmG874SGQ3K4UZeprvZiofaql V.P.
  3. Silver Wings is to release a 1/48 Macchi M.41bis resin kit. Source: https://www.facebook.com/SilverWingsAircraftModels/posts/pfbid0XUeU3af1WV6PToksJH7Tr5ZHYgngttAg8wHiJAR2wbtMx9HEGDUXTtMv8rDPKLowl V.P.
  4. SBS Model is to release a 1/72nd Macchi M.39 resin kit - ref. SBS-7032 Source: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=5217058971647788&id=117380071615729 V.P.
  5. Fly is to re-re-release its 1/48th Macchi M.5 under ref. 48033 Sources: https://www.fly814.cz/products/a48033-macchi-m-5/ http://shop.fly814.cz/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=930&zenid=6eb42e14660ebde9102ad0aad03bef4e https://www.facebook.com/1fly814/posts/967634630109683 Schemes - Black No.6 - 7588,flown by TV Alberto Bortolozzo Commander 260 Squadriglia, Italian Royal Imperial Navy - Black No. 3 - 7282,flown by STV Ivo Ravazzoni, 260 Squadriglia, Italian Royal Imperial Navy - Black No. 19 - flown by Luigi "Billy" De Resels, Italian Royal Imperial Navy V.P.
  6. SBS Model is to release a 1/72nd Macchi M.33 Italian Schneider Trophy racer resin kit Source: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=4049454785074885&id=117380071615729 V.P.
  7. MC.202 Folgore Upgrades (for Hasegawa/Eduard) 1:48 Eduard The recent reboxing of the excellent Hasegawa kit of the Folgore with some Eduard goodies brought a few comments along the lines of "It's a shame they didn't do something about the main gear bays", and now they have, as well as some landing flaps for even more detail on the underside. Landing Flaps (48907) A single fret of brass with a relatively low part count due to the captive nature of the many ribs that will be visible when the flaps are open. Initially you have to perform some surgery on the kit to remove the bay area, and reduce the thickness of the edges to enable the new flap bay to fit in. This sounds quite onerous, but with some careful scraping with the side of sharp blade, it can be done relatively quickly, so that hoovering up all the mess takes longer! With that done, the bays are then constructed by folding over the long strip and then twist the ribs into place, securing them with a little CA. This is repeated for the opposite wing, and for the two root sections of the flap bay that are built up separately and fit to the lower wing, while the main parts attach to the underside of the upper wings. The flaps are built up the same way, then have a number of longerons added and a length of 0.3mm wire from your own stock. Some cross-braces are added to the ends, and five hinge parts join the flaps to the wing. Finally, a small actuator rod is made from 0.5mm rod you must provide, which slips under the covered part of the bay, which means that it makes more sense if you paint the bays before you insert them into the wings. Undercarriage Bay (648278) The real aircraft has a quantity of pipework resembling spaghetti in the bay centre, which isn't depicted by the kit's bay, and more than one member has commented on this omission in the past. This resin and PE set arrives in a clamshell box, and contains sufficient parts to completely re-vamp the bay, and is surprisingly keenly priced. The main box has a multitude of parts moulded in, and has a detailed painting guide as you go along. More hoses are added along the way, and structural tubing intertwines, with yet more added as the two aspects of the set are brought together. The kit's bulkhead is skinned with a detailed rendition of the bay wall, and small holes are drilled through the plastic part to accept hoses later on. A number of smaller PE detail parts are added, and once painted interior green, the "greeblie" box is mated with the bulkhead and a set of PE wiring harnesses are installed amongst it all. A PE centre section between the two wheel wells is constructed, while the kit analogue is removed from the lower wing section before installation. The bulkhead and detail part are then added and construction continues as normal. You can see the completed set in the rendered depiction below, which was shamelessly lifted from their site. Review sample courtesy of
  8. Hi, images from the Italian military aviation museum on the shore of Lake Bracchiano, north of Rome. Although in the region of the village of Vigna di Valle, it is located on the lake shore and is equidistant in the opposite direction to the town of Bracchiano. This site is quite historic and was one of the first landing grounds in Italy, for airships and balloons, becoming a seaplane base as well, where, during WW2 this enormous crane was used to hoist flying boats and floatplanes out of the lake. Grumman Albatri were based here for SAR duties. HU-16 Crane The waterfront flying boat park and jetty, with watch tower. Lago di Bracchiano Barchina Idroplano hydrofoil driven by an aircraft engine. Barchina Idroplano Captured Austro-Hungarian Lohner flying boat, with SPAD VII, Macchi-Hanriot HD.1 and Ansaldo SVA behind. Lohner front Caproni Ca.36. Caproni Ca.36 Schneider Trophy winning Macchi M.39. M.39 World Speed Record holding Macchi MC.72. MC.72 The MC.72's Fiat AS.6 V-24 engine. Fiat AS.6 IMAM Ro.37 found in Afghanistan and rerstored. Ro.37 rear Fiat CR.42. CR.42 front Caproni Campini CC.2 hydrid jet. Its compressor, seen below it was driven by a piston engine. Caproni Campini CC.2 There are three of Mario Castoldi's fighter designs on display in the museum; Macchi MC.202. C.202 nose Macchi MC.200. MC.200 side Savoia Marchetti SM.79 Sparviero. SM.79 CANT Z.506 Airone. These were kept in this very hangar during WW2 after being lifted out of the lake by the crane outside. Z.506 nose Fiat G-91Y. G-91Y Licence built F-104S, with F-86, AMX, Tornado F.3 and Frecce Tricolori G-91PAN. F-104S First Italian aircraft to exceed the speed of sound, the Aerfer Sagittario II. Sagittario II Frecce Tricolori MB.339. MB.339 More images here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/147661871@N04/albums/72157712453495152/with/49307751233/ For those of you wanting to make the trip there, and I would highly recommend it, a few tips. Conventional wisdom says to catch a train to Vigna di Valle and attempt to catch a taxi from the cafe. Don't get off at Vigna di Valle, as the taxis often refuse to go out there from Bracciano, which is where they come from. Go straight to Bracchiano; there are almost always taxis at the train station and they will charge only 15 Euro to go to the museum. You can also organise a return trip with the same driver. Trains to Bracchiano are also more frequent from Rome. There is a bus from Bracchiano, but, don't be tight, it's only a 30 Euro round trip and the museum is free. Thanks for looking.
  9. Macchi C200 easy build kit from HobbyBoss. 362 Squadriglia, 22 Gruppo Russia 1941 This kit has pretty good shape, but skips many important details. I attempted to add the missing parts, and in the process picked up some ideas on how to build another one more efficiently, and with better detail. All out of box except the cockpit from a Hasagawa C202, with tape belts. Starboard wing cut and shortened to replicate asymmetrical design. Drop of canopy glue for rear navigation light. Styrene scratch built inner landing gear doors and (wire) retraction arms (none in kit). Styrene scratched top centre cowling piece (not in kit). Tyres flattened and bulged by heating. Machine guns (a bit too thick) made from steel wire (none in kit). Exhaust manifold (in behind cowling) made from bent stretched sprue. Air intake at bottom of cowling made from cut up Hasegawa C202 part and shaped sprue (not in kit). Wheel wells ground out to better represent the actual aircraft, a bit of detail added. Painted with Tamiya acrylic. Thanks for looking.
  10. After the 1/72nd kit (link), SBS Model is working on a 1/48 Macchi MC.72 Schneider Trophy resin kit - ref. Source: https://www.facebook.com/117380071615729/photos/a.210414378978964.51711.117380071615729/1452240521463004/?type=3&theater V.P.
  11. Dear fellow Britmodellers, this is my 1/72 Italeri Macchi 205 from 1a Squadrilla, 1. Gruppo Caccia based at Campoformido in February 1944. Decal markings from the box. I painted the smoke-ring camo with Gunze/Mr,.Hobby acrylics using LF Vinyl masks (M7213). These masks fit well on plain surfaces, but not on curvatures (such as the wing/fuselage joint). Some touch-ups were neccessary. I added MPM seatbelts and True Details resin wheels. All photographs by Wolfgang Rabel of IGM Cars & Bikes. Thank you very much for your interest in this topic. The model will be on display for "Bella Italia", a special exhibition on Italian technical designs at GoModelling Vienna in 2019. Kind regards, Roman
  12. I continue with the Italian Aviation jets. The Macchi C.200 Saetta, the old Revel's model, was completed. It suited me for work. It's all out of the box. except the decal and the elise. The model is a plane that was stationed in Crete. Here's the picture.
  13. I continued to work on Italian planes. The next one I've finished is Macchi MC.202 Folgore. The model is the company Italeri. Here's the picture . Enjoy.
  14. I started a series of Italian planes. The first one is over. Macchi MC.205 Veltro, Italeri model, all of you familiar. Here's a picture. Enjoy.
  15. - ref. SBS-7014 - Macchi Mc-72 Schneider Trophy racer Source: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1272266166127108&id=117380071615729 V.P.
  16. Macchi MC 72 'Early Version' 1:72 SBS Model The Macchi MC72 was an experimental seaplane designed by Macchi in the 1930's. Originally Macchi made warplanes but later decided to move to racers and aiming to win Schneider Trophy. Sound familiar with another famous company? To this aim the company hired aircraft designer Mario Castoldi. A series of aircraft were built with the M39 winning the trophy in 1926 with a speed of 246mph. The company though failed to win again and from this MC 72 was designed. It was a streamlined aircraft with the radiators faired into the wings and pontoons. However due to engine problems in 1931 which would turn out ot be the last race. Despite this the aircraft did manage to set a world speed record of 440.7mph which remains as the record to this day for a piston engined seaplane. This world record aircraft survives in the Italian Air Force Museum. The Kit The kit from SBS is a full resin kit, with resin clear parts, photo-etch and decals. The resin is very well moulded with no problems. The kit will require some 0.3mm steel rod, and some 0.3mm brass rod to complete which is not offered in the kit (but separately from SBS if you want). Construction starts with the basic cockpit. The seat, stick, rudder pedals and a few other control are added. The instrument panel is a sandwich of PE and film. Once the cockpit is in the main fuselage can be closed up, and the resin front screen added. The tail and rudder are then added followed by the tail planes and main wings. The main wings are each braced with two 0.3mm brass wires. The prop can then be assembled and added. Next up the floats are added. Each float has two resin legs. The floats are braced each side with three 0.3mm steel wires on the outboard side, one on the inside and two wires to the each other. Decals The decals are sparse but well printed in house and should pose no problems. Conclusion This is a fairly simple little kit, much like the real aircraft. If should pose no problems to a competent modeller and maybe a good starter into resin models. Highly recomended. Review sample courtesy of Insert other media
  17. Hello and thanks for your interest, here's my 1/72 Italeri Macchi C205, built from the box. I only added MPM Seatbelts. Thje nose spiral is not included in the kit's decals, so I used one from an (Fw-190) aftermarket sheet. The kit has relatively few parts, is well detailled, and builds into a nice replica without any major problems. I found the ANR markings with the Italian Flag especially attractive; my model served with the 1° Gruppo Caccia (Fighter Squadron) in 1944. It was painted in German late-war colors with Gunze/Mr.Hobby acrylics (RLM74/75/76). Photographs by Wolfgang Rabel, IGM Cars & Bikes. Greetings from Vienna! Roman
  18. Hi all! As I'm building a RAAF MB326H Macchi, the A7-022 carrying the 55th anniversary scheme, I need some good photo's of the gunsight. Not all Macchi's were carrying a gunsight, but 75 sq did often carry them. There are to types of gunsights used by the RAAF Macchi's, I'm looking for the one with camera attached. All images, of all types are more then welcome! Thanks! Remy.
  19. SEM Model (http://www.semmodel.altervista.org/en/main_en.html) is to release a 1/72nd Aer. Macchi C.205-N2 "Orione" resin kit - ref.72012 Source: http://www.aviationmegastore.com/macchi-c205n2-orione-72012-sem-models-sem72012-aircraft-scale-modelling/product/?action=prodinfo&art=135820 V.P.
  20. As the self appointed El Presidente of the Macchi owners club it was only a matter of time before I had to start another one!!! Ok this will be another 205 but this time Hasegawa’s 1/48th Macchi C.205 Veltro 155 Gruppo Limited Edition versions. This model includes markings for two aircraft from 155 Gruppo, either a 352 or 360 Squadriglia aircraft. Both schemes are in the “smoke ring” camouflage so I’ll be using another set of the Mike Grant Smoke ring decals. This build other than the decals will be an OOB one………….yeah right! By some unusual chance (ok I hit the buy now button twice!!! ) I ended up with two BigED sets for the C.202, so I’ll be using some of the bits in this build, as they shared quite a few common bits. I’m replacing the cockpit with an SBS resin one, I got one for the C.202 and after seeing the quality I just had to use one for this build as well. Finally a new instrument panel, for this I’m using this jewel like one from Yahu a new Polish company producing these amazing IP’s! Only by chance I happen to see one of these by accident, once seen I just had to get one. The detail is better than a lot of AM stuff for 1/32nd or even 1/24th!!! So even will this lot of AM stuff it’ll be a nice and simple build, maybe even a quick one. I have made a bit of a start on this, I did little bits and pieces towards the end of the 152 build, but now that’s out of the way I can really start this one as well. So the cockpit was the start, it was given a basic coat of paint and the start of the detailing shown here, this was done a couple of weeks ago. So I managed to get to this stage before I headed back to work last Wednesday., the floor and seat are finished. The sidewalls here are 95% done, I added just a couple of more details, before they were fitted to the fuselage sides. As can be seen the instrument panel just looks so great….and I didn’t have to do really anything, that way less chance to stuff it up. One of the really nice things with it is the handle locations have been micro-drilled out, so the PE handles fit perfectly and don’t fall off like the ones on normal PE IP’s when you knock them!! Here it is fitted already to be closed up. I think I made one boo boo, that is I forgot to take the backing off the IP!! I was wondering why it was so thick and that I had to thin down the resin back plate of the original SBS one. The backing plate of the IP is made of brass like the IP itself and the same thickness, and while writing this I noticed the header card for the IP mentioned that it was “JustStick” opps!! Anyway the fuselage was closed up and now you get to see very little of the cockpit and that amazing IP!! The only issue I had was I fitted the lovely joystick early in the piece and when it came time to close up the cockpit it had disappeared!! Guess I haven’t been feeding the carpet monster it’s noms lately!! The wheel well detail has been fitted to the lower wing and is already to be painted, once that’s done I finish off the wings. I’m sort of tempted to cutout and fit the Eduard flaps….i know after my last experience with PE flaps on the 152…….I finish this too quickly else I’ll have to drag out the 202 as well!
  21. MC.202 Exhaust Stacks (648281 for Hasegawa/Eduard) 1:48 Eduard Brassin If you already have a Hasegawa MC.202 in 1:48 or are going to pick up the new Limited Edition we reviewed here, you might be interested in this little pick-me-up addition for the kit. The set arrives in the familiar Brassin clamshell box, with the resin parts safely cocooned on dark grey foam inserts, and the instructions sandwiched between the two halves, doubling as the header card. Inside are two resin exhaust stacks, which have extremely finely cast hollow pipes for a more realistic look. Once removed from their casting blocks, they just drop into the kit slots and can be secured with CA or epoxy at your whim. As usual, take the precaution of wearing a mask when cutting or sanding resin, as the tiny particles are harmful to your health if breathed in. Washing the parts in warm water will also improve the adhesion of paint, as there may still be some moulding release agent on the parts when you receive them. Review sample courtesy of
  22. Folgore Limited Edition 1:48 Eduard Developed from the earlier MC.200, the Folgore (Thunderbolt) had a new fuselage mated to the earlier type's wings, and housing an imported Daimler-Benz DB601 engine, which Alfa-Romeo eventually license built for later production. It was fast and manoeuvrable, although it could become engaged in a lethal spin if handled casually, as well as being under-armed with only two machine-guns that were unreliable. The oxygen system was also suspect, and many missions were aborted due to problems, and no doubt some pilots lost their lives as a result due to hypoxia. It was rushed into production and entered service in mid-1941, although its advanced construction caused some delays, which resulted in fewer airframes than anticipated reaching the field. Throughout its service life it was upgraded to a certain extent, but late in the war it was renamed to the C.205 Veltro after the introduction of the more powerful DB605 engine, with export sales of converted airframes after the war. The Kit This is another of Eduard's limited edition boxings of other manufacturer's kits, this time taking advantage of their relationship with Hasegawa, who provided the base kit on which the package has been built. This is one of Hasegawa's good kits, and the surface detail is finely engraved without being indistinct, and the fabric effect of the flying surfaces hits a good median point of being noticeable without being overdone. To me, a lot of Hasegawa kits are a bit bland in the cockpit area (I know – heresy!), and this is where a great deal of the Eduard magic comes into play, as we'll see later. Inside the box are three mains sprues and three small sprues in Hasegawa's usual grey styrene, two sheets of Photo-Etch (PE) brass, one of which is nickel-plated and pre-painted, a sheet of yellow pre-cut kabuki-style paper masking material, a bag of resin parts consisting of wheels and filtered air intakes, a decal sheet printed by Cartograf, and of course the instruction booklet. The sprues are bagged with a little slip of paper stating that they were manufactured in Japan and boxed in the Czech Republic by Eduard, but by now we already know this. First impressions are of course good, as the base kit is well-liked, and all the important areas are to be upgraded with PE or resin detail, backed up by decals from a good source. Add Eduard's instructions, and a good variety of decal options into the mix and we have a winner on our hands. There is of course the usual bug-bear that rears its head when Italian paint-jobs are discussed, and that's the old "smoke ring" camouflage conundrum (not really a conundrum, but the alliteration was too much to resist). Well, you have the option of getting some Smoke Ring decals from that nice chap Mike Grant, testing your airbrushing mettle and doing them yourself, or bottling it and selecting the all-green option. The first item up for construction is the cockpit, which is heavily modified using the PE sheets, with a completely new instrument panel folded and laminated up with painted dials, followed by a comprehensive overhaul of all the cockpit detail, such as the floor, rudder pedals and sidewall detail. A set of crew belts are included for the kit seat, and the end result should be sufficient for most modellers' needs in terms of detail. The completed assembly is then sandwiched between the fuselage halves along with the prop shaft, which can be left to spin if you are careful with the glue. The optional resin filters are added to the sides of the engine bay, and a number of bumps need removal from the cowling sides, depending on which decal option you have selected. A styrene insert fits top and bottom for finish off the cowling detail, with a small chin-intake added, which would benefit from having its wall thickness reduced by scraping with the edge of a blade. A neat PE insert behind the pilot's head is inserted after closing the fuselage, which both improves detail there, as well as hiding the seam between the two halves – just don't forget to paint it while you are doing the cockpit. The lower wings are full span, with the upper wings split either side of the root, and a short spar between them as well as some additional wheel well detail, which is improved by the addition of some small PE parts before painting and closure of the wing assembly. A number of access panels on the top skin are filled for this boxing, and a hole is drilled in the underside for four options, although nothing appears to fit into it, so it must be a drain-hole or similar. The fuselage drops into the gap between the upper wing panels, and the elevators fit into the tail by the usual tongue-and-slot method. The main gear legs will require some alteration before construction, to remove the chunky sections that appear at intervals along their length, leaving you with an almost tubular leg, to which PE parts are added to hold the kit bay doors. The oleo-scissor links are also folded up from PE, and the replacement resin wheels fit into the two-part yoke on long pegs, which allows them to be left loose, so that the flat-spot can be aligned with the ground later on after they are fitted along with their retraction struts. The inner bay doors are replaced by new PE units that are laminated up from two parts each. The tail wheel is replaced by resin, ands here you have two to choose from, again depending on which decal option you are using, with a PE insert detailing the depression in which is sits and handily hiding that portion of the seam. The aerodynamic fairing around this area is also fixed to pegs, and you have a choice of two. Mid-way along the fuselage underside a small resin ADF Antenna is fitted for two decal options, and further forward the radiator housing also has optional parts that… you guessed correctly, depend on which decal option you have chosen. The prop is built up from three separate blades that are fitted to the back plate, then covered with the spinner cap, after you have drilled out the centre-hole with a 1.4mm bit. A number of PE strengthening plates and aerials are added around the wings, at the last gasp, and the clear parts, which are up to Hasegawa's usual standards, are affixed, with the addition of a PE rear-view mirror and canopy levers, plus a retaining strap into the bargain. Finally, a PE ring and bead sight are added to the top of the cowling in front of the windscreen. The masking sheet contains all the sections of the canopy for your ease, and even has a set of four doughnut shaped tyre masks for painting of the hubs. Markings As is usual with the Limited Edition boxing, you get a sizeable choice of decal options, with six in this box with a wide choice of camouflage schemes to terrify you, plus the aforementioned green one for that easy option. Macchi C.202 VII. Serie, M.M.9066, Maresciallo Ennio Tarantola, 151a Squadriglia, 51 Stormo C.T., Gela, September 1942 Macchi C.202 XII. Serie, M.M. Unknown, 70a Squadriglia, 3 Stormo C.T., Cerveteri, August 1943 Macchi C.202 VI. Serie, M.M.8122, 386a Squadriglia, 21 Gruppo Autonomo C.T., Kantemirowka, October 1942 Macchi C.202 II. Serie, M.M.7711, 378a Squadriglia, 155 Gruppo, 51 Stormo C.T., Gela, August 1942 Macchi C.202 XI. Serie, M.M. Unknown, 24 Gruppo Autonomo C.T., Olbia-Venafiorita, June 1943 Macchi C.202 I. Serie, M.M.7860, 71a Squadriglia, 17 Gruppo, 1 Stormo C.T., Udine-Campoformido, October 1941 Decals are by Cartograf, which is a guarantee of good registration, sharpness and colour density, with a thin gloss carrier film cut close to the printed areas. Conclusion The Folgore is an attractive looking aircraft that doesn't get built often enough, as well as not receiving the accolades it deserves for its performance. I've been meaning to build one of these for a while now, so you can imagine how happy this kit makes me. Very highly recommended. Review sample courtesy of
  23. Three new ex-Hasegawa re-boxings with Saab J-35, Macchi MC.202 Folgore and Harrier GR.7. by Eduard in 2016. Source: http://www.eduard.com/store/out/media/distributors/leaflet/leaflet2016-02.pdf V.P.
  24. Well it looks like I’m the first cab off the rank for this one, only because I head off to work again today….and I need another distraction from the beast that is the Ta-152!! Ok as usual with GB’s I tend to try and do something a bit different, in this case I’m jumping up from my usual scale of 1/48th to 1/32nd plus it’s a full resin model! So here it is, Craftworks 1/32nd Macchi C.202/205. This was produced by a US firm in the late 90’s (they also produced; P-40C, P-36, La-5, Macchi C.200, A5M4 Claude) and is now quite rare, I’ve only ever seen one available and this was it! These are full multi-media models with resin, PE, white metal parts with lots of other stuffed supplied as well! The fuselage is cast in one piece, the same with the main wing, the casting throughout the whole model is quite nicely done with nothing warped, which is nice. These are the smaller resin bits. These are the bits if I was going to build the earlier C.202 version. Here is the white metal bits, they even supply you with some chain and wire, plus one small square of plastic?? The PE bits, IP dials and some beautiful “dry rub” decals. This is the canopy, no clear resin of vacform stuff here, you have to make your own, resin framing for the front and folded PE for the main part. This will be fun, at least they have pre-cut it for me, there are two sets! 4 sheets of decals!! From what I’ve read these are the best part of the model. There are squadron markings and serial numbers for every C202/205 ever made…..not for the person who has trouble making there mind up! This is the only scheme they supply details for. Now for the scheme I have a cunning plan……..decals! I’m probably going to give these a go, worse case I’ll revert back to the usual blotches. Well I’m looking forward to this one, have been dying to bring out one of my big resin beasts. I originally was planning to build the 1/48th Hasegawa version of this one with full Eduard extras, could be a fall back plan if things go wrong, plus have a pair of 1/48th SM.79’s (one resin one plastic) as a further one. As this is my last big GB for this year, one of the last two may come out if there is time!
  25. Hi guys, I will be building the Pacific Coast Modeller 1/32 Macchi MC.200. It will be build straight out of the box. Well SOB means resin engine, cockpit and some PE parts as well. The only extra will be the decals. Pictures will follow later. Cheers,
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