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Douglas SBD Dauntless

Academy/Accurate Miniatures USMC SBD-1

This is my interpretation of the Douglas SBD-1 Dauntless by Accurate Miniatures/Academy. I really liked this kit a lot, mainly because it fit together well and had an almost extreme amount of interior detail (a lot of which I can't see, [...]

Academy USMC SBD-1 "Pearl Harbor"

After spending three months on the card stock Russian tank, I decided I wanted to take a break and do something simple and easy. This Academy kit fit the bill nicely and accomplished two things: a) I finally upgraded my dive-bomber [...]

Trumpeter 1:32 Scale, Douglass SBD-5 "Dauntless"

First one for 2023... Actually, I started this kit back in 2018, 2019, I think? Sat on the shelf for a bit while I moved onto other things. Trumpeter has this reputation of either making really nice kits, or some real dogs. This one [...]

SBD-3 Dauntless (Flyhawk 1:72)

SBD was a scout and dive bomber aircraft produced by Douglas from mid-1940 to mid-1944. Scout Bomber Douglas was also known by the nickname Slow But Deadly and is famous by its actions against Japanese fleet at the Battle of Midway. The [...]

Trumpeter 1/32 SBD-1/2 Dauntless, kit # 02241

I started this Model on 4 June, 2022, the 80th anniversary of the battle of Midway. The Trumpeter kit offers two sets of markings, one for a pre-war SBD-1 of VMB-2 (Marine Bombing 2) and SBD-2 of VMSB-241. (Marine Scout Bombing 241). The [...]

Revell (Matchbox) 1/32 SBD-5 Dauntless

Hi everyone! This is my Revell (Matchbox) 1/32 SBD-5 Dauntless, finished as a U.S. Marines bird. "Scout Bomber Douglas" (SBD) Dauntless was the US Navy's main carrier-based scout/dive bomber from mid-1940 through mid-1944. It was [...]

Leppla/Liska "Sail 12" SBD DauntlessBattle of the Coral Sea

During the Battle of the Coral Sea U.S. Navy Lieutenant John A. Leppla and Radioman 3rd Class J.A. Liska were pilot and gunner of SBD-3 BuNo 4547 from Scouting Squadron 2 (VS-2) based onboard the Lexington, and were credited with shooting [...]

80 Years Ago: "I Knew My Plans Had Changed"

The flight deck of USS Enterprise (CV-6) echoed with the command over the loudspeaker from the bridge: “Pilots! Man your planes!” Thirty-one year old Lieutenant Richard H. “Dick” Best Jr., operations officer of Bombing-Six, watched [...]

Review: 1/72 scale Flyhawk SBD-3 Dauntless (Video review)

Greetings, This is my latest review of the SBD-3 Dauntless from Flyhawk overall comment I can say its a must have item if you are Battle of Midway or a SBD fan plastic parts and overall kit looks promising ! Enjoy the full video link [...]

SBD Dauntless,VB-2, 10 Mar 1942, MPC/Airfix 1/72

This was crewed by Lt[jg] M.T. Whitter and RM2c F.G. Stanley in the area of New Guinea. This is the MPC boxing of the Airfix molds, it seems by this time the molds were a little worse for ware. The decals are from Starfighter USN Hit and [...]