1/48 Bristol Beaufighter VIF - Night War of WWII

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  1. ozhawk40

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    Name: Peter
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    Aircraft: Bristol Beaufighter VIF V8447, 89 Squadron, Malta
    Crew: F/Lt Merv Shipard and Sgt Douglas Oxby
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    All right!!!!!

    Looking forward to this. One can never see enough of this aircraft.

    Cheers,

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    Should be joining you with a Beaufighter Peter, mine will be a 141 sqn serrate mission bird !
     
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    #5 ozhawk40, Nov 4, 2015
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    Great Karl! I find all this early electronic warfare and radar a fascinating part of WWII history. Should be a very interesting project Karl.
     
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    Yeah, me too, just got to nail down some sqn codes, which is proving difficult as few if no pictures exist of that time period.
    Hoping the two books i have coming might throw me a clue !
     
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    Very cool subject! It looks like we'll have quite a selection of twin engine night fighters!
     
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    Might have to do something about that....

    Good one Peter.
     
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    Nice choice Pete!
     
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    Excellent Peter, looking forward to it.
     
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    Got them markings in my pile somewhere too...Good one Peter!
     
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    Cool choice Peter.
     
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    Very nice! Looks like this one has a camo/black bottom scheme, which is more interesting than all-black.
     
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    Would love to see this one built.... Burning daylight... :magnifyglass:
     
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    #16 fubar57, Nov 25, 2015
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    Looking forward to this. I'll look through my books Karl.




    Geo

    EDIT: found one pic Karl; it's a Mk. VIf TW-T, s/n V8253, yours if you want it.
     
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