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Alistair Gauld
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Arma Hobby 1/72 P-51 B/C

June 16, 2022 · in Aviation · · 23 · 1.1K

What an absolute belter of a kit.
It went together like a dream.
This one done up as the mount of Wing Commander Leonard Cheshire, DSO,DFC. 617 Squadron RAF Woodhall Spa July/August 1944.

Decals from Xtradecal X72093 617 Squadron, The Dambusters 1943-2008.

Primed with Nato Black,
Painted with ColourCoats Interior Green, Zinc Chromate Yellow, RAF/FAA Yellow, Tamiya Flat White, Nato Black, Medium Sea Grey, Ocean Grey, Dark Green, Rubber Black and Flat Aluminium
Weathered using Flory Dark Dirt Wash, Citadel Nuln Oil, Seraphim Sepia, Abteilung Starship Filth, Paynes Grey, Windsor & Newton White, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Green and Ochre Yellow.
Finished with Windsor & Newton Matt and Satin varnishes.

Thanks for looking,


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23 responses

  1. Excellent result over the good Arma kit, Alistair! Once again, you fooled the scale.
    Well done!

  2. A true gem, Alistair @alistairfgauld
    The paintwork and weathering is superb.

  3. Nice RAF Mustang, great looking scheme.

  4. Sharp Mustang, Alistair!

  5. Looks fantastic - love the Pony in RAF schemes. Well done!

  6. Great build!

  7. Looks great! Every time I see an Arma Hobby model it just makes me more excited for their Hurricane Mk.IIc, they seem like a great little brand.

  8. Well done, Alistair (@alistairfgauld). Arma Hobby makes a really nice kit. I literally got this kit in the mail this week. Looking forward to building it.

  9. Nicely done Alistair.

  10. Beautiful work, Alistair. Great looking build!

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