Airfix 1/72 Cessna O-1 Bird Dog

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  1. Migrant

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    A lot of work for such a tiny model, the clear parts were especially tricky and most were replaced. Also added some cockpit detail, re-scribed the kit and made the Thai markings.

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    Love it! Great work mate!
     
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    Very nicely done indeed ! And I'd forgotten how small 1/72nd scale kits are !
     
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    Very nice.
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    Kool stuff man!
     
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    I agree, well done!
     
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    Very cool! I built that years back but mine was nowhere as good as this one!
     
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    Wow! I have that kit unbuilt. It didn't come in a box, it came in clear plastic with a cardboard back to hang in the store display. That is one tiny kit and you nailed it sir.
     
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    Nice work!
     
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    What a beautiful little piece.....
    well done.
     
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    What a tiny jewel. Very nice.
     
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    WOW! She looks great. Nice build.
     
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    I like the look of that Mike.
     
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    [​IMG] Thanks for the kind comments.

    Cheers Matt, mine was also in one of the early Airfix 70s 'blister packs'.
     
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    Is that kit available still? Will need one eventually for when I do my FAC birds flown by kiwi pilots in Vietnam. (Bronco's in the stash already, Cessna O-1 and O-2A to be aquired)
     
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    It's not listed in the current Airfix range, although they're relatively easy to find on eBay etc.
     
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    Cheers mate!

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    You'll get one at King Kit in the UK Evan. New £5.99, pre-owned, £4.99. All pre-owned are checked and complete. They also have the Auster 'Antarctic' (Auster AOP6 with extra parts for the Antarctic survey aircraft) if you need to add that one. Didn't check the Cessna 02, but they might have one.
     
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