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Hello all, I must confess to being a bit of a HPH Models Groupie. Iv'e got five of their kits and pre-ordered this few months back; It is simply stunning!!! It cements, in my opinion, why HPH are the best model 'artists' in the world... It's up there with the PBY which is my next project; I simply had to have a go at this one first! Here's what you get when you take off the sleeve and open the box; Here's a sneak preview of the size; I of course, had to purchase the Landing Flaps w
Today at 1:00 PM CST The 1944 Normandy landing leading C-47 "Thats All Brother" who led all the paratrooper drop invasion aircraft is making its maiden flight after being found in a boneyard in WI in the US nearly 10 years ago and then restored for flight by the CAF. For those that have facebook, the flight can be seen live here: https://www.facebook...38yWGHgQmOSVlDM
Finished a commission build for a future pilot of this aircraft that is finishing restoration near me in Tulsa Oklahoma. Modified the Trumpeter C-47A into a DC3 then C-49. Engines Vector Wright 1820 single row (9 cyl) instead of P&W R-1830 double row (14 cyl) engines (60 parts per engine). Shortened cowling for reduced row engines. Removed upper dome behind cockpit, scratch built tail cone fairing, added rubber brake lines (orange) & steel brake lines. Scratch built interior to match current aircraft and added rib & stringer details. True details wheels, Ultracast props, revise