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 [...]
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 [...]
Out of the box expect for the prop which was lost, raised detail removed and marking from Yellow Wings Decal sheet for the movie Dive Bomber. Purchased in 1984 finished in 2007.