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1/48 Accurate Miniatures B-25D Mitchell “Tondelayo”

May 2, 2017 in Aviation

This is 1/48 Accurate Miniatures B-25D Mitchell finished with the markings of Tondelayo from 500th BS 345th BG in Nadzab New Guinea during 1944. Camouflage is Olive drab over Neutral grey with red cowl rings and a white stripe completely encircling the fuselage in front of the dorsal turret. Four machine guns protrude through the painted over nose glazing. Note that plexiglass tail cone has been removed.
Construction started from the cockpit as usual. Cockpit modified by Eduard instrument panel and Pavla resin seats.
I have decided to use Quickboost engines and to replace inaccurate engine cowlings by DMold late type cowlings.
Painting was done with Gunze Sangyo acrylics.
I have used Aeromaster #48 691 Best Sellers Marauding Mitchells Part IV decal sheet
Final modification is for the wheels. I have used True details B-25B-J wheel set.
This is finished after some weathering and a matt coat

Happy modelling

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10 responses to 1/48 Accurate Miniatures B-25D Mitchell “Tondelayo”

  1. Another masterpiece to be proud of, Tolga! Just excellent work.

  2. Tolga, this is really a wonderful build, great attention to the detail. Yes, I like it a lot !

  3. Beautiful work as usual Tolga. You nailed the look of a well worn B-25 in the Pacific. Two thumbs up !!! I really like it………………

  4. Your standard of excellence is apparent once again in this project, Tolga. A masterful work in attention to detail. Outstanding, sir.

  5. Very nice indeed. Awesome weathering makes this a winner!!!

  6. Outstanding, Tolga! It looks like a real one. Your weathering is excellent. Thanks for sharing.

  7. It’s always a pleasure to see you completed models, thanks you very much for posting this.

  8. A beautiful model indeed Tolga. The improvements from the after market bits are well worthwhile I think. Great weathering; not overdone & excellent photos too! Thanks for sharing.

  9. Thank you for the comments.

  10. What a magnificent build. A great job with the aftermaket inprovements and a very nice weathering. Very inspiring. Thanks for sharing.

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