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Supermarine S 6B, S 1595, RAF HSF, Flt LT J N Boothman, Schneider Trophy, Calshot England 1931.

1/72 Eastern Express, I modified and added a few things, plastic tube for propeller, cockpit details, brass bracing wires, adjusted the float struts, lead shot in floats, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Future over kit decals.

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19 responses to Supermarine S 6B, S 1595, RAF HSF, Flt LT J N Boothman, Schneider Trophy, Calshot England 1931.

  1. Thanks to Jaime for organizing this group build.

  2. This is one of the coolest floatplanes EVER! Great work, Allan!

  3. Brass rigging looks good, Allan…as does the entire build – I like it.

  4. Great looking aircraft. Great build!

  5. Very beautiful!

    Sincerely, Vlad.

  6. This is my favorite of your three group build entries – such an unusual bird, and great scheme.

  7. Great job Allan! I’ve got the Testors 1/48 model in my display, just shy of being finished for several years now. This is great inspiration for getting it finished! Thanks! 🙂

  8. Super job Allen.

  9. Streamlined.
    Excellent build.

  10. Super model, Allan, one of the best looking planes ever.

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