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DFW C. V (Wingnut Wings)


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Hi all!

Finished in February 2019, this is my Wingnut Wings DFW C. V. It’s one of the best engineered kits I ever had the pleasure to build. I replaced the kit‘s struts with brass ones and made a prop from real wood, otherwise this one is oob — besides of the markings (the Names of the mechanics that served this plane)which are printed with my printer on clear decal film.

Figures are conversions from custom available plastic figures and Hornet resin heads using green stuff. The strange fixation for the additional forward firing Lewis was made according to a contemporary photo of this machine.

 

getting home without being shot down didn’t always mean that everything was alright…

 

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best regards,

 

Andreas

 

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Borsos, 

EPIC build.  WOWZER !!

:wub:

 

Your diorama  us very dramatic with blood and  panic shown on the injured crew member.. your figures are EXCEPTIONALLY   detailed and perfect !!

 

:thumbsup:   :clap2:

 

Your DFW C.V Model is AWESOME. 

GREAT work.

:bow:

 

 

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this is crazy - so good! Amazing work. I just bought a WNW kit and this is very inspirational (and poetic - this is what it was to fly these things back then - they look pretty but we should never forget they were combat vehicles... with no parachutes ...)

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  • 3 weeks later...

Great build, and an even better diorama base, which gives a very human dimension to such a sad period.  Brilliant.

 

:thumbsup:

 

 

Cheers,

Michael

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