IMAM Ro-57bis

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  1. otftch

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    This is an IMAM Ro-57bis dive bomber. Due to it's small size, I thought ,at first, it was a fighter. The plane, even though a handsome design, never amounted to much as it was underpowered. The kit is from Special Hobby in 1/72 scle. Nice kit with great details. Each engine is composed of individual cylinders and crankcase. If you try this kit, watch out for the landing gear. Very complicated and fragile.
    Ed
     

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    good stuff Ed
     
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    Very nice Ed!
     
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    an interesting one Ed, nicely done.
     
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    You don't see that kit often. Nice one.
     
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    Nice work Ed!
     
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    Damn Ed! I wanna play in your model room!
     
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    Very well done Ed.
     
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    Well done!
    The Ro 57bis was designed as a fighter first. The first Ro 57 MM407 was presented as such, but was not accepted, even it was faster than the MC.200!. So it was reconstructed (=Ro57 bis) and operated as a dive-bomber/attacker with restricted success. The SH kit includes some resin parts for conversion to the fighter (spinner, different back wheel, different armament...) and still requires some scratch, buit is a perfect basis.
     
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