Bombers / Heavy Hitters Group Build Guidelines.

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  1. Airframes

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    Suddenly, it's almost time for the fourth Group Build!
    This one is very simple and straight forward, with the title 'Bombers / Heavy Hitters', and is open, in the usual categories and scales, for any Bomber, Ground Attack, Anti-Shipping or other specific strike aircraft, from any of the combatant nations of World War Two, from the period September 3rd, 1939 to August 15th, 1945.
    The Group Build commences on Sunday, November 1st, 2009, and ends on Sunday, February 28th, 2010.
    Note that the GB's now run for four months, with a one month overlap between builds; the currnt GB (MTO) ends on November 30th.
    Please ensure that you include all the required entry details in the first post for your build thread(s), and also include these with the final 'Finished' pictures for each build. If in doubt, please consult the Group Build Rules, posted elsewhere in these threads, and if there are any burning questions, just ask!
    Looking forward to yet more interesting entries!
    Terry.
     
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    Chompin at the bit with this one, already got all my parts layed out and paints in order....

    Still need some RLM 71...
     
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    Thanks Terry

    Time to get organised on my entry then!

    Cheers

    Peter
     
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    Thanks for the reminder Terry. This is the one I've been looking forward the most to!
     
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    Really VB????
     
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    Bombers are my favorite! Depending on the kit I may try to get my Do-217 in.
     
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    Subject, Check

    Model, Check

    Paint and Supplies Check and Check...

    Pre Group Build flight check completed. I'm just awaiting clearance from the tower.
     
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    What are you planning on building?
     
  9. Airframes

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    Delta Papa 289 you're cleared to taxy, runway 08. Hold at holding point 2 and await further instruction.
     
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    Yup, already have 4 candidates and looking for others. Kinda odd, as I always favored fighters growing up.
     
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    Yes so far I've loved fighters but building bombers is a different, so to speak. I like on a B-17 building the nose area and adding the .50 cals. :D
     
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    I have a B-25H ready to start and found a Betty bomber on clearance for $28.00. Hard choice but I thik I will build the B-25

    DBII
     
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    Or do both! :lol:

    I have quit a few candidates. I am definitely building a Stuka and depending on how it goes maybe a Do-217 E-4...... ?
     
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    Do 217? Nice!

    I see He 177's, I see Lancaster's a plenty.... but a 217? Interesting... I like it. Which KG?
     
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    I'm definitely building a Tupolev TB-3 in Chinese markings. Unless I can find a Farman 220/221/222, the 2nd will either be a French Amiot 143, or a Hungarian Ju 86. Can't wait, but need to finish up my current GBs.
     
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    i have a JU88 A4 still need to get some research done yet but am sure it will be fun
     
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    Hasegawa 1/32nd Ju87G here, cant wait to start....
     
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    You know, I took a couple books out of the library that have some markings. I think on was III/KG 100, that looked interesting, but I need to check when I get home from school. :D

    I got the kit w/ a Ju-87 both in 1/48 for 7 dollars! I was so pleased!
     
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    Harrison, u need to find out what decals come with the kits first and foremost....

    Go from there....
     
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    Looks like a varied collection already, great stuff!
    I'm planning a Boston IIIA of 88 Sqn., RAF, in 1/48th scale, a 1/72nd scale Fortress III of 100 Group (RCM) RAF, and, if time permits, a Mitchell III of 180 Sqn., RAF in 1/48th scale also. There will definitely be a 1/72nd scale Lancaster of 625 Sqn. RAF, lost in July 1944, which will go to the Pilot's grandson, another forum memeber. The latter will be done anyway, but whether it will be finished in time for the end of the GB I don't know.
     
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