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Douglas SBD Dauntless

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]


Found these two on the web, at a reasonable price. I have noticed of late that prices have gotten way out of hand. I bagged these with shipping for around 20 dollars US each. Some listings , for the TBD goes for three times as much or more.

1/48 SDB-1 Dauntless

Finally got this one finished after some stops and restarts since January 2021. I used the Accurate Miniatures SDB-3 kit for two reasons, one it's the one I had in my stash, and secondly most of the changes between the -1 and -3 were [...]

SBD-3 DauntlessHasegawa 1/48

Hello everyone, this is another of my old builds, completed sometime around 2007. I wanted to show the plane in the dive-bombing position, so I cut off the dive brakes and drilled out all the holes with a pin-vise. I also cut off the [...]