1/72 Vought Kingfisher – Carrier Aircraft GB

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  1. woljags

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    #1 woljags, Oct 18, 2012
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    Vought kingfisher 1/72nd by Airfix
    user name ;woljags
    first name ;Bob
    category; beginner
    scale 1/72nd
    manufacturer;airfix
    model type;vought kingfisher OS2U-1
    add ons;SOOB with some odd scratch built extras to cockpit

    Another sea plane as my entry to this G.B this time a Kingfisher as used by the US Navy on Dec 7th at Pearl Harbor,this aircraft was on the USS Arizona on this day,kingfishers were used throughout the war as spotter aircraft as well as air-sea rescue for the U.S.Navy in this role kingfisher saved many life's including that of Eddie Rickenbacker
     
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    Looking forward to the build, Bob. :thumbright:
     
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    I've heard good things about the Airfix Kingfisher. Great to see one in the GB!
     
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    The OS2U is one of my favorite aircraft. And, I love seaplanes. Will keep an eye on this one. No, no.... not yellow wings !!
    Wonder how different the Airfix kit is from the Revelle ??

    Charles
     
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    Cool, get into it!
     
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    6 more weeks. Lotsa time!

    I may yet squeeze in a Corsair.
     
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    Heheh coolio :D
     
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    Now this looks like a worth beast for a carrier build. Good one Bob.
     
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    cheers chaps pics will be posted over the weekend
     
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    Looking forward to it Bob.
     
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    I wanna see some pics.....:D
     
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    sorry on wedding duty on saturday pics just need downloading and i will post them
     
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    you didn't tell us you were getting married?
     
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    i'm not silly i'm on long term partner number 3 now and she will be my last as she is un-replaceable ,i use my own restored classic cars for wedding car hire,it pays for their upkeep and i get paid to drive my own cars,
     
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    And free parties too, right?
     
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