PILATUS PC-9


1/48 Pilatus PC-9A - A23-044 CFS RAAF East Sale, Vic


by Andrew Doppel

 

Serial No

A23-044

A/C type

Pilatus PC-9A

Based at

CFS, East Sale, Victoria.

History

Used by the Roulettes Aerobatic Team post Macchi 326H. This model represents the first Roulettes' PC-9A seen on display at Avalon Airshow in 1991. This aircraft is now attached to 2FTS at Pearce, WA

Scheme

White on red with blue striping with red 'R' (Roulettes) and blue Southern Cross tail markings

Kit

Ibex 1/48 Texan II converted with Hamilton Hobbies resin conversion set. Scratch built canopy breakers on seats, Instrument panels, seat belts, intake covers, prop holders, hoses made from guitar D string, canopy frame and handles, GPS control and anti-static rods. RBF tags from Verlinden and Eduard. Decals- Southern Sky. Paints-External Tamiya red and white, Humbrol Oxford Blue. Interior-Humbrol Interior Green

Reference

Own photo collection and internet references