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 [...]
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 [...]
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 !
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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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Hope you are all doing fine. Lockdown still in effect here but that actually slowed down my builds. Been working on this one since march, the venerable Accurate Miniatures SBD, boxed by Italeri.
First off, it is great that [...]
SBD-4 Dauntless from Hasegawa in 1/72
Today I want to show you my SBD-4 Dauntless from Hasegawa in 1/72 scale. In order to give my model a beautiful environment, I modeled the island of an aircraft carrier out of cardboard. The island [...]
Hello , This is my SBD DAUNTLESS from Trumpeter, I used Modelmaster enamels paints. Colors are light gray and Intermediate blue , Cockpit is painted interior green, I used Black Box resin and some aftermarket decals from Cutting edge .Also [...]