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modern french army fuel serviceman by Reedoak, pulling fuel hose

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Hi !

 

Some more civilians coming : modern civilian looking inside engine hood...or cockpit, from a platfom...

 

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Next will have a David Clark headset

 

cheers

Norbert

With WW2 boots and the right Jarhead cap, he could work in the South Pacific on Corsairs!!

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Hi

 

Looks like déjà vu, but this time it is a vietnam/post vietnam war era deck crew standing, hands in avionics bay. He wears the blue jeans dungaree, the old type lifepreserver without chest pocket, the old type goggles, etc...

 

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Cheers

Norbert

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On 6/21/2018 at 10:09 AM, Bill Cross said:

With WW2 boots and the right Jarhead cap, he could work in the South Pacific on Corsairs!!

 

And how about a complete WWII USN PAC flight deck crew:

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6 hours ago, Gigant said:

 

And how about a complete WWII USN PAC flight deck crew:

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very inspiring. looking for the yellow deck-crew sleeveless vest since mounthes, but they do not all wear it

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7 hours ago, norbert said:

very inspiring. looking for the yellow deck-crew sleeveless vest since mounthes, but they do not all wear it

Also, in the above scene, there are actually two types of "yellow vests".

 

In this photo, there are pilots, aircraft directors, and general deck hands.

 

The aircraft directors, who have the white head-covers as well, their vests are yellow are for safety, visibility, and for the pilot's need to quickly identify him.

 

The air-crew members' vests, which are also yellow are also a flotation device, is being worn by the man on the right without the white head-cover.

 

To go with my big Trumpeter SBD, I would like each and all the figures shown, including the seated pilot and gunner and the officer in the foreground as well as the handlers, different hats and all.

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Hello

For the US Navy or USMC of the 70s & 80s fans, Reedoak competed a APH-6C double visor helmet (with ramshorn), that equiped intruder,  crusader, as well as OV-10 pilots, and most probably other aircrafts pilots

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cheers
Norbert

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2 minutes ago, norbert said:

Hello

For the US Navy or USMC of the 70s & 80s fans, Reedoak competed a APH-6C double visor helmet (with ramshorn), that equiped intruder,  crusader, as well as OV-10 pilots, and most probably other aircrafts pilots

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cheers
Norbert

 

Hi Norbert,

That helmet would be a couple PERFECT companion pieces for my up coming OV-10 build.

 

What is the best way to go about ordering a couple?

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