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Cessna O-2A, FLT LT David Robson, Vung Tau 20 NOV 1969

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This is the 1/32 Roden O-2 kit with the following modifications and additions.

 

Modified kit to a later version with larger pilots side window

Added RB Productions seat belts

Scratch built throttle quadrant

Opened air vents on side of fuselage

Thinned cowl flaps

EZ line aerial wire

Flattened tyres

Strengthened and thinned the main undercarriage legs with brass sheet

. Added scratchbuilt hoodlining

Scribed many panel lines around main undercarriage legs and also oil filler access panels.

 

Paint and Markings: Painted to represent aircraft flown by David Robson during the Vietnam war.

AOA decals with custom masks made for the kangaroo/snoopy logos on the nose and tails.

 

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Excellent build, as always. Has Mr. Robson written a book or has his FAC stories been recorded? I am very interested in hearing them. Flying FAC was no joke.

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wow, that is looking very "operational", like it very much, you did a good job Eric:thumbsup:

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thefenders said: "I am very interested in hearing them. Flying FAC was no joke."

I agree!  Going into Laos and Cambodia in a light plane took balls!  Stories, please!                                                                      

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