Airfix 1/24 stuka B-2

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  1. ellis995

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    Hi guys

    Got off to a flyer with the Bertha.:)

    I know the bin is the wrong colour as is the joystick boot:oops: ( don't have the correct colour )

    Here's a few pics.

    co pilot seat 2.jpg co pilots seat 1.jpg engine 1.jpg engine 2.jpg stuka pit.jpg
     
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    Looking quite good.
     
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    Thanks Wojtek.

    Was thinking of doing the boot a brown, and the bin rlm 66
     
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    Good start.
     
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    Good start, and quick work Keith.
    Far as I know, the empty cases bin was the same colour as the rest of the interior, as was the gunner's seat basket, but of course would have some wear and tear. Just add a touch of black to whatever colour you used to paint the control column boot, and it should be fine.
     
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    Just what I was thinking, add a little black to that yellow and it will make a canvas color.
     
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    not bad keith!
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    Hi guys

    Here's some updated pics.
    Some of the colours are not right:oops: I haven't put flaps ( i think thats what they are called :oops: ) on the tail.

    There is a lot of filling needed on the underside and at thewing roots.

    update 1.jpg update 2.jpg update 3.jpg
    update 4.jpg
     
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    Looking good. :thumbright:
     
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    Those would b elevators on the tail. Flaps are under the main wing.
     
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    Thanks Crimea River
    Thanks Wojtek
     
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    Good start Keith.
     
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    Looking good Keith!
     
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    Strange - I posted a reply yesterday, and now it's gone! Darned gremlins!
    Looking good Keith, and yes, those are the elevators, for climb and dive. Flaps are for slowing down/landing, and can be used (to an extent) to tighten a turn.
    That gap on the top, front of the fuselage might be caused by an internal part not locating fully, but it should fill easily enough.
     
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    looks very good thus far, keep it up.
     
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    Thanks guys.
     
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    Very good start. 1/24 must be a faily big model? the 1/24 Spit is big enough!

    Darryl
     
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    Thanks

    Just measured the plane.

    It's 18 1/2 inch's long and just under 33 inch's wide.
     
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