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Messerschmitt Me 209V1 1:72 Special Hobby Like many aircraft manufacturers Messerschmitt created aircraft designed solely for record breaking attempts, and publicity. The Me 209 was one such aircraft. The 209 tag was designed to help associate it with the already successful Me 109. It would also be confusingly used later on in WWII for the successor to the 109. The only thing the original 209 share with the 109 was its engine. The rest of the aircraft being designed purely for speed. The cockpit was placed far back in the fuselage near to the tail givin
Those of you who have followed my builds will know two things; the pace is slower than glacial and finished builds are few and far between. This weekend the wife is away and the children are staying with their grandmother leaving me with the place to myself. So while I'm home alone I'm giving myself a challenge. Can I finish a kit before they all come home tomorrow? Let's find out. First thing to do is find something suitable. It must be small so 1/72 scale and for ease of painting it should preferably be one colour and it should be the best plane ever so a Spitfire it is. A quick trip to th
HI ALL, im helping a friend with his first model aircraft. hes a big tom cruise fan so i got him a 1/48th tomcat for his birthday n we are looking for some advice. Firstly decals, does anyone know of any aftermarket sets for the TOP GUN movie version, if so can you let me know who does them so i can go shopping. secondly i remember once, brousing threw a traders stock at a show .(i was looking for parts for a corsair at the time) that someone does a set of US NAVY pilot figures doing a high five. i think it was actually called " the need for speed" tho i cant be sure as its a while ago n