P-39 Bell Airacobra


1/48 Bell Airacobra - 82 Squadron RAAF Bankstown, NSW (Circa August 1943)


by Andrew Doppel

 

Serial No

A56-6 (FA-F)

A/C type

Bell P-39F Airacobra

Based at

82 Squadron RAAF Bankstown, NSW(Circa August 1943)

History

This particular aircraft crashed soon after delivery due to an engine failure near Liverpool, NSW. It was crated and returned to the USAF stock in November 1943

Scheme

Dark green and dark sea grey over light sky grey

Kit

Eduard 1/48 'Weekender' (OOB) with scratch built seat belts. Decals from Red Roo and kit. Painted with Model Master & Humbrol enamels

Reference

Special Hobby, Red Roo and internet