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AMTech 1/48 P-40K/Kittyhawk III

June 30, 2014 in Aviation

This is the AMTech P-40K “big tail” which was essentially the AMT P-40E kit with a resin rear fuselage and fin. I used a True Details P-40E/N cockpit. The decals are from an early Aeromaster sheet.

The airplane is a KittyHawk III flown by 2 Squadron SAAF with the Desert Air Force in North Africa fall 1942-summer 1943.

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5 responses to AMTech 1/48 P-40K/Kittyhawk III

  1. A very nice P-40 ! This is a good place for people, who like this aircraft

    Bernd

  2. My first plane was a P-40e. This looks great!

  3. The best looking of the bunch! (and they all look great)

  4. “Hoefie” Haupfleisch’s aircraft, one time CO of 2 Sqn, “Flying Cheetahs” SAAF. Some interesting pictures here:
    https://www.facebook.com/SAAFWW2ColourisedPhotographs

  5. I like you short tail P-40!

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