Thursday, 28 September 2017

Finnish Blenheim I's


I noticed in the original 'Blue Swastika Rampant' post that I had promised myself some more Bristol Blenheim I light bombers for the Finns, so I have ordered five from Museum Miniatures to add to the one I have already got in the box. I really like the Museum Miniatures Blenheim I's and IV's although they do need a bit of filling, sanding and tidying up before you can paint them. I have also located another four Raiden Miniatures Brewster Buffaloes to make a total of twelve, which means I now have the potential for a full fighter squadron. Cool! 

5 comments:

  1. I rather like the Blenheim. It was a good light bomber for its day, and soldiered on for quite a while when outclassed. I read recently an account of Blenheim IVs being involved in an attack on an Iraq fort called Rutba during the insurgency in 1941. Rolls-Royce armoured cars were involved too. Something different to the normal run of desert warfare.

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  2. I rather like the Finnish air wars...it keeps tempting me! I passed on a set of painted Finnish and Soviet planes a couple of years at a show (Cavalier I think) and I've been kicking myself ever since!

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  3. What's not to like...loads of variety, plenty of scenarios and some really cool early war planes!

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  4. The Blenheims arrived yesterday and are flawless, which is a surprise as the Museum Miniatures planes are usually full of defects. A good start!

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