Tank´s last breed…1/48 Focke-Wulf Ta152C V6
Built over 6 years ago.
Whereas the “H” model was designed as a high-altitude fighter with elongated wings and a Jumo engine, the “C” model was intended as a normal fighter and fighterbomber with the standard 190 wings and a Daimler-Benz engine.
Nearly sixty “H” models have been built and some saw combar action with JG301 in the end of the war.
Only a bunch of “C” models was built and none saw combat. Two were sent to JG301 but their fate is unknown.
Hobby Boss Ta152C-1 kit mostly oob, nose radiator, prop and spinner from Quickboost, the nose was missing the “bullet rails” (don´t know how else to call it) so my dad sanded them into the resin part.
Gunze RLM acrylics for camo.
The kit has open wheel wells but sadly, like with all other Hobby Boss longnose 190, the engine parts are placed too much forward, so the openings are a bit hollow.
Model shows one of the prototypes of the Ta152C in end of ´44/beginning of ´45, was a C-0 that was built up to C-1 standard. Thomas H.Hitchcock´s Ta152 book was used as reference.
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