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  1. scorpio

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    Another project done. This time, a Dauntless SBD3. One pretty known, markings for "Sail-12" of VS-2, flown by Lt(jg) John Leppla with gunner ARM3 John Liska from the USS Lexington in the Battle of the Coral Sea. Leppla and Liska shot down 5 Zeros flying this SBD - 3 in their bombing attack, and 2 in defence of the Lexington.
    I just added BigEd and machine guns set from Master.
    The aircraft, with the kill markings and full 2-S-12 designator, was actually an SBD at the Douglas plant in El Segundo in which Leppla and Liska posed after the battle for publicity shots.
    I hope not to offend anyone, it would be heavly wheatered as an aircraft on the carrier. I hope to enjoy it.


    Model - Trumpeter
    Upgrades - BigEd, Master(for 30.cal machineguns),
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    Terrific job.

    MM
     
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    Nice .
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    Verrrry niiiice.
     
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    Excellent work!!
     
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    :notworthy: Very Nice Scorpio, very nice!:notworthy:
     
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    Outstanding.
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  10. scorpio

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    Thank you, guys, for your kind words.

    Florin
     
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    Fantastic work, mate well done!

    never seen a photo of the actual aircraft, if you have it could you post it?
     
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    That is fantastic! Well done.
     
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    ah, the Dauntless, one of my favs. You did it justice. Well done!
     
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    I agree, excellent job!
     
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    Beautiful with sublime weathering...love it!
     
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    Very nice but can anyone answer why the flaps/wings had big round holes in them please?
     
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    Those are dive brakes.
     
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    I see!
     
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