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EDIT - NEW PHOTOS in post 4 (after adding varnish) I am continiuing prsentation of my collection in 1/72. Not to be too much focused on WW II I would like to show Northrop Gamma 2D, Spanish Republican, conversion from 2a/2b model of William Brothers. Conversion is in cabin/canopy details in shape of lockers in fuselage and engine Jerzy-Wojtek . Edit - more photos below
(Build from a year ago to further illustrate the recent Northrop Delta posts): During the 30s nobody knew with certainty what would happen to passengers, crew and pilots flying for hours around and above the 33,000 feet height mark (that's about 10.000 meters, you normal people). May be you would be overcome by the irresistible desire of doing silly walks. The advantages were obvious: to fly above most of the weather and turbulence, at higher speeds (less air density = less drag) with higher fuel economy and less stress for the airframe. Not to mention to be closer to the
A model from last year, to add to the Northrop Delta posts: There is a nostalgic pleasure, as many of you know, found in old kits that are around and still can hold relatively well, and may be made into a decent model or converted to a variant not available in the market. Such a model is Williams Brothers' Northrop Gamma. But once the box was out, I remembered the Conqueror-powered version (2G) commissioned by Jackie Cochran to enter in the 1934 MacRobertson England-to-Australia race. The Gamma is per se a very appealing design with its radial, but so is this beautiful tw
Hi, Something what I just finished, not the archive one. Northrop Gamma 2E, China markings from second Sino-Japan War, Hankow 1937 (till perhaps 39?) I started this about two years ago and was standing unfinished for a long time. I will try to explain a bit why it was going so slowly - but first I would like to present the photos: Here I realized, that some mud or dust must be added on w wheels, so I added: The model is scratch conversion of Williams Bros Northrop Gamma 2a/2b kit Here is a couple with another Gamma from my shelves - the Spanish one