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Following along in this fabulous 50's Golden Era of Flight I'm in, I have for your viewing pleasure, an oldie but a goodie from beautiful Baltimore, Maryland on the banks of the Patuxent River the Martin XB-51 by Collect-aire. And old is right. This big lump of resin manufactured back in '96. This should be interesting, The last pure resin build I did was maybe 20 years ago, an old ARBA Bristol Blenheim Mk1. Though small it was hefty and this will be heftier. This build may take a while depending on how much extra goodies I stuff in to its innards.Plus being old enough to vot
YEEEEEHAAAA it’s finally here, though it seems to have taken forever!! At one stage I was going to build the Arado Ar-234 P5 “Turbo-Prop” Nightfighter for this build but after seeing some of the parts I didn’t think I would be able to complete it in the time available (even though the build seems to be just falling together). Then I happened to see some amazing profiles by the artist Logan Hartke and I just fell in love with the ones of the B-51 Panther, which are based on the Martin XB-51. So after a couple of e-mails to him I had his blessing to use one of the photos as the basis for th