Modelling the P-40

Modelling the P-40

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The P-40 was a dependable warhorse that provided valuable service throughout World War II. The earliest operational variants were used to great effect by the famous 'Flying Tigers' in China, and the P-40 went on to serve in almost every theatre of the war. Modellers are well served with P-40 variants from major manufacturers and after-market companies, and this book helps make the most of the products available. The projects featured in clear step-by-step detail include a 1/32 'Flying Tiger' P-40B, an RAAF Kittyhawk Mk.IV in 1/48, a TP-40N two-seat trainer in 1/48 and an RAF Desert Kittyhawk in 1/72 scale. Superb colour reference photographs and detailed lists of kits and accessories available round off this authoritative treatment.The model was painted using Polly Scale acrylic paints through a Testor Aztek A470 airbrush. The camouflage ... Future floor finish makes an excellent gloss coat in preparation for decals. 54 AMtecha#39;s instructions clearly indicate the cutting lines on the kit fuselage. ... Some minor filling with Liquid Paper and superglue, followed by sanding and polishing, seamlessly blended the resin and plastic parts.

Title:Modelling the P-40
Author:Brett Green
Publisher:Osprey Publishing - 2012-04-20


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