Boeing C-73

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  1. otftch

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    This is a Boeing 247 airliner impressed into military service durring WW II. The 247 was the first really modern airliner but was overshadowed by the Douglas DC series which came along right after it.By wartime they were getting a little long in the tooth. Kit is by Williams to 1/72 scale.
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    Nicely done Ed.
     
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    With Terry. :thumbright:
     
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    Way to go machine. Best one yet! The Williams Brothers kit?
     
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    Nice work!
     
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    Very nicely done Ed!:thumbright:
     
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    nice one Ed
     
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    Nice one Ed
    I've been waiting for you to finish this one :)

    cheers
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    What an interesting plane, well done.
     
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    Not seen one of them before....Nice work Ed!
     
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    Very nice! I had no idea 247s were impressed. Brilliant looking build 8)
     
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    Nice one Ed!
     
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    Very nice build of a unique subject. Thanks for the background info.
     
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    Nice one. Ditto the unusual subject matter.
     
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    Makes me wonder: Were these 247s used for multiengine training purposes? Very nice build of an unusual WW II military aircraft, Ed.
     
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    The story of 'impressed' aircraft of WWII is fascinating and all but unknow. How about UC-103 Grumman Gulfhawk, UC-89 Hamilton H-47 Metalplane or UC-102 Rearwin Sportster? Hundreds of aircraft, from 2 seaters to civilian DC-3s were taken over. I think I'll have to start a thread on the subject.
     
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