A3 AVRO 504K


Airfix 1/72 Avro 504k, A3-17, 1FTS 1922


by Peter Jarvis

 

Serial No
A3-17
A/C type
Avro 504K built by Brush Electrical Co
Based at
1FTS 1922
Scheme
all over Dark PC10 with natural metal nose & engine panels. Mid grey decking between cockpits. I have used Humbrol Gloss 10 for the PC10.
History/Significance One of the "Imperial Gift" aircraft presented by the British Government to Australia from 1919 to 1921. Avro 504K was renumbered A3-17 when accepted by the AAF/RAAF and is depicted  as it appeared in 1922 by this model.
Kit
Airfix 1/72nd scale
Reference
Aviation History Colouring Book 65.

 

The kit




 

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