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After completing my Tamiya Spitfire Mk.V tropical and with a view to continue getting me “back up to speed” on the modelling front I’ve delved into the stash and decided on this… HobbyBoss 1:48 Brazilian EMB-314 Super Tucano Having watched a YouTube video by Becker’s Models on his build… https: //www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMJsGOZ3fTI I decided to get the resin pilots he used, I don’t think I’ll be doing her “wheels up” but I liked stuffing a pilot in the Spitfire and as HobbyBoss don’t supply any I’ve order these KASL Hobby figures…
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2017/02/28/with-aging-jets-and-a-shortage-of-pilots-the-air-force-weighs-buying-throwback-light-attack-planes/?hpid=hp_hp-more-top-stories_cp-planes-130pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.71af57c863d1 Probably won't happen if the Air Force is still run by fighter jocks who consider anything with a propeller to be unglamourous.....
As I've said in my Hannover build, this is a modern kit of a modern type, so it should be a doddle. Should. Requisite box top, sprues etc. The bird I'm doing is the second from bottom, in the desert camo. I also rather like the Burkina Faso scheme, so I've got another one coming to allow me to do that. It's interesting that even the Indonesians get into the shark mouth thing, although I guess that they know a fair bit about sharks, being a tropical island nation. Everything on the sheet is pretty good actually, as are the kit options, so there may be a line-up of Super Ts in my future. M