1/48 Hasegawa P-40N Warhawk “White 21”
This is my recently finished 1/48 Hasegawa P-40N-5 Warhawk with the markings of “White 21” from 74FS 23rd FG (Kweilin – China). This Warhawk (serial number 42-105009) was flown by Capt. Harylyn S Vidovich. Due to instructions of decal set , Capt Vidovich was a full-blooded American Indian despite his Slavic last name. His warhawk was fitted with larger 30″ x 10″ early style wheels instead of 27″ light weight late wheels, a common modification on CBI theater of operations.
Cockpit modified by Eduard PE instrument panel and seat from True Details. Components painted to US interior green by using Gunze acrylics.
Department of Correction” Seamless Air intake set used in the nose section.
Lower surfaces painted to Neutral grey and upper surfaces to Olive drab by Gunze Sangyo acrylics. Decals are from Zotz decals ZTZ48033.
Wheels and exhaust are from Ultracast goodies. Vacuform sliding canopy part is from Squadron .
You can see detailed construction story from Work in progress section by using the following link
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