1/48 Fi 156 Storch Mussolini rescue - Mediterranean Theater of Operations

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  1. Donivanp

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    1/48 Fi 156 Storch Mussolini rescue - Mediterranean Theater of Operations
    Username: Donivanp
    First name: Don
    Category: Intermediate
    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Tamiya
    Model Type: Fi 156 Storch
    Aftermarket addons: none

    The daring mountain top rescue by plane of Mussolini remains one of WW II notable moments. Landing a Fi 156 much less taking off with considerably more weight was something that most likly the Storch was the sole fixed wing aircraft of it's day could have done. Using the Tamiya 1/48 Storch SOB.
     

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    This one should be GOOD! Looking forward to it!
     
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    Agreed. Never grew a pair to buy that kit due to the price.
     
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    Sweet!

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    Will be interested in seeing how this one builds out Don.I do not think I have seen a build on this one?
     
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    I have two, so when I screw one up, well you know.
     
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    G'd on'ya Don, I figure this one will test your metal a tad or two.
     
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    A very nice aircraft, so good choice. I was able to get a real close look at Kermit Weeks Storch and a demo on a visit to the now defunct Fantasy of Flight a couple of years back.

    This should go together well.
     
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    Gonna do the Storch? Good one! I am looking forward to watching this one.
     
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    #13 Donivanp, Nov 6, 2014
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    get pictures?
     
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    This should be good!
     
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    #15 ozhawk40, Nov 7, 2014
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    Most certainly! 8)
     

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    Great bunch of reference pictures Peter.
     
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    Ozhawk, awesome pictures! I have this one on the shelf. I will be referencing these pics! Thank you!
     
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    Very interesting subject!
     
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