1/72 Academy B 17 F 'Memphis Belle' 324th BS/91st AF ,June 1943 Bassingbourn/England

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  1. 109ROAMING

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    Thought I'd join Heinz in building a Flying fortress for this GB seeing as George's all done ( hope ya don't mind mate)

    Using the academy kit , should be making a start soon

    Some pics of the kit and Belle herself ( source: wikipedia)
     

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    Nice one Daniel, let the battle of the Forts begin! :lol:
     
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    Very cool! Looking forward to this one.
     
  4. 109ROAMING

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    Cheers VB and Alex!

    After you mate
     
  5. Vic Balshaw

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    Probably because of the film, one of the best known bombers from WWII. Nice find Daniel and good second choice.
    :hotsun: :hotsun:
     
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    Nice one Daniel. Some shots there I haven't seen before. Coincidence, as last night I watched the WW2 produced documentary (by William Wyler) on the real 'Belle, and an hour ago I was looking at an MoD web-site showing Bassingbourn!
     
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    Nice choice.

    DBII
     
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    Ah, one of the most famous B-17s... Nice! Looking forward to your build Daniel.
     
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    With all here.:D
     
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    Sweet, another B-17, Not sure if you need anything Daniel but I do have the Biography of a B-17 flying fortress the Memphis Belle by Brent William Perkings.
     
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    great ! lookink forward to more :D
     
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    And the "Bell" makes 3. Now this is a "Heavy Hitters" build for sure.
     
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    Another welcome addition!
     
  15. 109ROAMING

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    Cheers guys , nice siggy too CR

    Cheers mate , any photo's would be good/appreciated - book sounds good!
     
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    Bout time we got the Forts represented correctly.....
     
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    Nice one Daniel!:D
     
  18. 109ROAMING

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    Cheers Wayne! shall be making a start shortly after christmas
     
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    Sorry Daniel, kinda forgot about this. Bunch of pictures Ive found at footnote. Note the main landing gear even has art.

    Enjoy!!!
     

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    Few more!!!!
     

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