Wednesday, 17 October 2018

FAS Civilianised B-26 Invader



I had pinched two Tumbling Dice B-26 Invader models from my MiG Alley unpainted plane back log to use as El Salvadoran aircraft for the Football War, only to realise that they weren't quite right due to the dorsal and ventral turrets. To replace them with a more accurate civilianised version, I cut and sanded away both turrets from a spare model, so that I can use it for my Corsairs and Cavaliers project. The two that the FAS acquired and the one that the FAH got hold of after the war, didn't actually participate in the 1969 hostilities, but I thought it would be cool to have one anyway.

3 comments:

  1. Great job and fascinating period. If you know what I mean. Have you found any online sources?

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  2. Yes a few. This one's not bad as an introduction:

    https://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/the-last-time-old-school-propeller-planes-fought-each-other-22077

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