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"Woody" Woodward's Hurricane Mk 1 trop., 33 Squadron, Egypt

"Woody" Vernon Crompton Woodward DFC and Bar RAF (22 December 1916 – 26 May 2000) was a fighter pilot and flying ace with the Royal Air Force during World War II. With 18 and 4 shared destroyed, 2 unconfirmed destroyed, 3 probable's, and 11 damaged, Woodward tied Henry Wallace McLeod as Canada's second highest scoring pilot of the war.
This is Ark's 1/48 poor quality mish-mashed copy of both the Hasegawa, and the old Airfix kits, and it's completion requires a high degree of stubbornness (IMHO).
It's finished in Tamiya and Aeromaster acrylics, and weathered with pastels and oils.

Thanks for looking,

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13 responses

  1. Trust @tail-dragon, the modeler who wields a sledgehammer the way the rest of us employ a #11 Xacto, to beat the enemy into submission yet again. 🙂

  2. Excellent model in desert camo.

  3. Liked it a lot Colin!

  4. Congratulations of tackling tjis challenging kit, Colin and coming up with such a superb result!

  5. You did an excellent job on this kit, Colin @tail-dragon
    Seems you were sufficiently stubborn to turn this one into a beautiful Hurricane.

  6. Excellent work Colin.
    Seems the Hase Hurrricanes are being released again under the Hobby 2000 labels

  7. Your "stubbornness" paid off and you have a very fine model. Looks great. Woody would be proud.

  8. A real beauty! Looks fantastic.

  9. A great looking Hurricane!

  10. Looks great, Collin (@tail-dragon). I tried an Ark kit once and didn't get very far. You have brought out the best in this kit. Well done.

  11. Lis said on June 29, 2022

    great work with this not the best kit!

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