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Williams Brothers Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk

Hi All, This is is the Williams Brothers 1/32 Curtiss Sparrowhawk. The kit went together well. The only tricky bit is the area where the upper wing meets the fuselage. Compound curves and gaps induce some modelling skills. I was really happy with the finished model. I am not as happy with the lighting for the photos. I will have to work on this for future posts. Hope you all enjoy the pictures.

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16 responses to Williams Brothers Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk

  1. Excellent ‘Hawk, Haslam! The rigging looks great!

  2. wonderful job on this old parasite fighter and antique model almost never seen…i can just see her hooking up with the Macon or Akron dirigibles

  3. Thanks Bob, A plane with a sky hook. I couldn’t resist.

  4. Nicely done Haslam, she really looks great.

  5. Good lookin’ build, sir … welcome to iModeler and a great first posting. 🙂

  6. Welcome, looks great.

  7. Having built this difficult kit myself, I really appreciate the excellent result you achieved here. Very nice work!

  8. She is beautiful.

    ‘Liked’

  9. Thanks for the “like” and encouraging me to take the plunge.

  10. You are welcome, Haslam. With work like this I’m hoping you share more soon.

  11. Very nice! Love the obscure subject – nice yellow-wings scheme. Rigging looks great. Great model.

  12. All of the above, looks great, and welcome !

  13. That’s a beauty Haslam. If I ever get around to building mine I sure hope it looks that nice. Well done!

  14. What a beautiful plane…………… Welcome to Imodeler and thanks for posting this one for us.

    These “Yellow Wings” era planes are among my favorites.

    “liked”

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