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Allan J Withers
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Curtis P 40E Kittyhawk, A29-41, 75 Sqn RAAF Port Moresby 1942.

October 17, 2016 · in Aviation · · 14 Comments

Academy, the second of my Kittyhawks so far, I modified a few things, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Tamiya X22, + X21 over Aussie and Badger decals. Flown by Flt Lt Les Jackson DFC and Bar with 5 victories.

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  1. A very nice Warhawk and a beautiful flightline.
    One of my favorite WWII fighters.

  2. What Bernd said. 🙂 Love it. Go the RAAF.

  3. Looks like one of the "modifications" was the insertion of a brass tube and mount in order to get the prop to spin. Am I right...?
    Seems to me there would have been an 'easier' solution (of course, I could be dead wrong in my assumption).

  4. Great build sir.

  5. Very nice - I too love the Warhawk - have two built and a third in the stash (same kit you just built). I'm sure I'll add more as I go... I like the diversity of your Warhawk line-up so far!

  6. Beautiful and silky smooth painted P-40. Very nice in small 1/72 scale. Rotating propellers are an obsession for me, as well as shark's teeth on P-40. One small Kittyhawk is waiting me in my stash ...

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