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Curtiss SB2C Helldiver

Matchbox Replacements: 1/72 Curtiss SB2C-4E Helldiver & Vought F4U-1D Corsair

These two new completions - an AMT SB2C-4 Helldiver and a Hasegawa F4U-4 Corsair - will be significant upgrades from the Matchbox models they replace in the display cabinet. The AMT Helldiver kit is actually older than the Matchbox - it [...]

Review: Pro Modeller 1/48 SB2C-4 Helldiver review

Review: Infinity Models 1/32 SB2C-4 Helldiver review

Ready for Take Off. Academy 1/72 SB2C-4 Helldiver with Photo etch

In January this year I found myself under forced quarantine due to a virus case within the family, thus I decided to start working on this gem of a kit, I have been putting it off for some time due to the fact that I wasn't very confident [...]

Classic Airframes Curtiss SBC-4 Helldiver, Samoa, 1942

Hi everyone! This is my Classic Airframes 1/48 Curtiss SBC-4 Helldiver, VMO-151, as it stood in Samoa island, 1942. The Curtiss SBC Helldiver was a two-seat scout bomber and dive bomber built by the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. It was [...]

Helldiver Conversion

The inspiration for this project was the photo of torpedoes being loaded onto Helldivers of VB-2 on the U.S.S. Hornet. The aircraft in the photo is the SB2C-1C version of the Helldiver, and since I had a Pro-Modeler SB2C-4 kit that I had [...]

Exciting News from AirCorps Library

I've been a subscriber to AirCorps Library for a few year now. I've been able to get several manuals for the CAF SB2C-5 Helldiver and a few other aircraft. They've had drawings in the past, but this is a WHOLE new chapter in their [...]

SB2C-4 HELLDIVER by PRO-MODELER.

A modeler wrote and ask why I brush on a "water-thin black wash?" My answer was to show all the imperfections that are in the plastic such as unfilled panel lines, sink marks and scratches left by my metal files and rough [...]

Helldiver Down

As some of you know or you will learn, I am a big SB2C Helldiver fan. A major work is in the planning stage for a Dio with several planes. Why am I such a fan? I am a member of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) based in Dallas Texas, [...]

World War II Dive Bombers

For several years I had a goal of building 1/48 scale models of all the Navy dive-bombers that saw action in WWII. I'd been fascinated with dive-bombing ever since I read Walter Lord's book "Incredible Victory", and saw the [...]