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Mark Fidler
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1/144 Minicraft conversion B-50

September 2, 2013 · in Aviation · · 11 · 2.5K

This is a B-50 created from a B-29a and a Minicraft C-97. Both are in scale.
I started by cutting the Vertical tail off both kits. I then cut out the gunners cabin from the and placed it in the C-97's vertical fin. Next was gluing the newly made tail back on the B-29 fuselage then gluing the C-97's wing on to the B-29 fuselage and blending it to the fuselage.

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11 responses

  1. That's a lot of work for a diminuative model. Great job

  2. Mark...Looks good. You must feel like a surgeon.

  3. Hi Mark , I thought I knew my aircraft but this is a new one for me,a post war B29 very nice, welcome to the site .

  4. Who said bigger is better? Terrific job, Mark !

  5. Fantastic job, Mark, good to see something different,especially in this scale.

  6. A stellar example, sir...a fine job all-around.

  7. Might be 1/144th but I'm thinking it still is a fairly large model. A job well done.

  8. Thanks everyone for the nice welcome and comments.

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