Nordic Cowboy...1/48 Noorduyn Sk16A (Harvard Mk.IIB), Svenska Flygvapnet
So, here´s my dad´s fourth and last Texan for this year.
Italeri Harvard boxing, the molding is worse than the previous Italeri T-6G boxing. Canopy parts had fit problems, cockpit sidewalls were molded in different thickness, landing light covers were too small and unusable. Took clear tape to simulate the covers. Sanded off the molded on seatbelts and used Eduard ones instead. EZ Line used for brake lines. Decals are from the kit, but the Swedish wing roundels were way too small, so my dad used all roundels from the Armycast sheet which he also used before for the Uruguay T-6.
Painted with Gunze H418 RLM78 slightly oversprayed with a darker tone and Gunze H309 FS34079.
The Swedes used a large number of different Texan types, Ts, SNJs and Harvards. This scheme shows an aircraft of Flygflottilj 10 "Angelhom" at Helsingborg Airbase around 1970.
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