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Hi mates! For the past several months I’ve been working on a model of the DAP (Department of Aircraft Production) Beaufort Mk.VIII. This is the improved version built in Australia under license from Bristol during World War II. 700 new Beauforts were built by DAP, and were used extensively in multiple roles. “Bar the Gates with Beauforts!” My model represents “Snifter,” a Mk.VIII from 32 Squadron that was used for anti-submarine patrols out of Lowood, Q, from May 1944 until the end of the war. The model is rendered in glorious Braille Scale, as all true models should be
Hi mates, here is my latest project, the Brewster B-339E Buffalo Mk.I as seen in November of 1941 at Sembawang, Singapore. This is essentially an out-of-the-box build, but that's because Special Hobby provides a beautiful set of resin detail parts so you really don't need much aftermarket. The only parts that weren't in the kit are the photoetch seat harnesses, photoetch landing lights, aerial wire, and a vacuform sliding canopy. Although I didn't plan it this way, it turns out that the markings for this kit contain "Snifter" - the same patriotic cartoon dog that adorned the Beaufo