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Santiago Hrubisko
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Fairey Barracuda series - Raúl Hrubisko - 1/72

October 28, 2021 · in Aviation · 10 Comments


My Father has completed another series of our collection. These are the final photos of the Faire Barracuda series. Although the series is not quite large in terms of quantity it is a very completed in terms of not so common stuff.

This is the final list:

1 Fairey Barracuda Mk I - P1767 (prototype)
2 Fairey Barracuda Mk I - P1767 (prototype)
3 Fairey Barracuda Mk II - P9647 used to test Merlin 32 engine fitted with a container as ballast
4) Fairey Barracuda Mk I - P1767 with fixed main under carrier
5) Fairey Barracuda Mk II known serial number - D Day invasion stripes
6) Fairey Barracuda Mk with shark mouth. The serial number is our best guess. It is not confirmed.
7) Fairey Barracuda Mk II - LS789 July 1944 fitted with a torpedo and radar.
8) Fairey Barracuda Mk I -P9652 with SCI installation
9) Fairey Barracuda Mk II PM963 371/A
10) Fairey Barracuda Mk TR III DP855/G Desford Feb 1944 For ASV MK II band evaluation with rear fuselage mounted scanner and random
11) Fairey Barracuda Mk II P9795/G A&AEE with CUBA canister
12) Fairey Barracuda Mk I - RK328 with deep charges
13) Fairey Barracuda Mk V PM940 Oct 1945 Fifth prototype
14) Fairey Barracuda Mk V P9976 May 1944 (third prototype)
15) Fairey Barracuda Mk II PM954 R1C 814 Sdn Ceylon Ashore RNS Katukurunda 1945
16) Fairey Barracuda Mk II LS472 China Bay in September 1944
17) Fairey Barracuda Mk II MX613 A&AEE January 1945 with a boat
18) Fairey Barracuda Mk II - unknow serial number used to test air radar container installation.

Final photos:

These are some group photos


We are very close to start with the P40 series.

I hope you like it.


10 responses

  1. What an amazing set of Barracudas, Santiago @diamant01
    Each of them looks perfectly.
    Must have taken your dad quite some time to get them completed.

  2. Amazing builds, looking forward on the P-40 build.

  3. 18 Barracuda models qualifies as a large collection in my book! Very nicely done. Are these Special Hobby or Frog kits?

    • Hi John,

      Thank you very much. Well, to be honest it is not our largest series. We have many others largest series.

      Many of them are Frog kits an just a few Special Hobby.


  4. Love the Cuda, and this is a great collection!

  5. Thank you very much Greg.


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