Wessex Queen’s Flight
This is the Revell’s 1/48 Wessex Queen’s Flight.
To be honest, not much to say.
Having seen the original one Colindale RAF Museum, I decided to build one.
Phase one was being patient and searching on Ebay.
Took a while but managed to procure one from ebay.de.
Contrary to my expectations, the kit is of poor quality. Too many lacking details and parts is the main problem. This is pretty much a red Wessex,the Queen would not fly with this;)
However,the biggest problem was the engine intake grill which has never been produced for this kit. So, I had steal my wife’s tea colander and improvise it!
I faced some additional problems of quality but to be honest this is an old kit. Even the decal sheet says that “made in West Germany, 1989”!
Despite all the cons, a shiny colorful piece of art and history!
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