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1/48 Revell (ProModeller) SB2C-4 Hellldiver

by Michal Walusz on December 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Hello Folks My latest completed build. This time last of US Navy dive bomber SB2C-4 Helldiver from Revell. The kit goes together rather well the only problem I have was installing resin replacement wheel bays. I have some gaps to […]

1/48 Pro Modeler SB2C-4 Curtiss Helldiver VB-83, USS Essex, April 1945

by Louis Gardner on January 27, 2017 in Aviation -- 47 Comments

This one is hot off the work bench. It’s number two for the year, but I started it last year. I literally just finished it less than an hour or so ago….. I have been posting updates with the build […]

1/48 SB2C-4 Helldiver

by John Healy on June 16, 2016 in Aviation -- 35 Comments

Another one I never posted from a few years back. This is the Revellogram Promodeler kit from the late 90s. The decals were terrible and yellowed, so I cobbled together spares to model a USS Bunker Hill Helldiver. I painted […]

SB2C-4 Helldiver

by Ralph Clements on March 9, 2015 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Well this is my just finished 1/48 scale Revell Pro-Modeler SB2C-4 Helldiver, in the colors and markings of VB-84, U.S.S. Bunker Hill, 1945. I read that the Helldiver was not universally loved by those who used it, but I imagine […]

SB2C-4 Helldiver Academy 1/72 kit

by Alan Rush on June 30, 2014 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

It has been a while since I have posted and I have finally finished a kit to offer. My two WIP albums haven’t changed but I did finish my first aircraft kit since childhood and thought I would put it […]

Promodeller 1/48 SB2C Helldiver w/Wolfpack wingfold

by bob mack on April 28, 2014 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

promodeller 1997 vintage…the decals exploded upon impact with the water so i cobbled them from the the stash…didn’t have too many white codes so i stole them from a Korean war corsair…the wing fold went very smooth…had it done in […]

SB2C-4 Helldiver Rebuild

by Ben Jakobsen on April 24, 2014 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

11 November

by Tom Cleaver on November 11, 2013 in Uncategorized -- 12 Comments

This day in history: 11 November 1944 In the summer of 1942, on his 21st birthday, Alfred Theodore Graham, Jr., a small-town newspaper reporter from Jacksonville, New York, enlisted in the U.S. Navy. After training as an aerial gunner and […]

Curtiss BF2C-1 Helldiver – Hasegawa 1/32 classic

by Tom Cleaver on September 17, 2013 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Hasegawa’s “Golden Age” 1/32 kits – the F4B-4, P-12E, P-26A and BF2C-1 – stand the test of time. They are outline accurate with surface detail that is far more representative of the real thing than what would be the case […]

Monogram Helldiver

by Craig Abrahamson on September 16, 2013 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

The copyright on the instruction sheet read “1966”. And it showed. I opted not to attempt the operating landing gear, bomb bay or folding wings version of the assemblies. This was, shall we say, crude by today’s standards, It’s one […]